PIA flight delayed at Dubai airport after reports of smoke from plane

Later, it departed for Islamabad after thorough inspection

Cabinet briefed on progress of PIA privatisation

Cabinet briefed on progress of PIA privatisation

Pakistan Stock Exchange moves even higher as privatisation dream is coming true

Thrashes the 71,000 ceiling a day after by-election results indicated political stability

PIA flight leaves 50 passengers in Jeddah due to small plane

Plans are being made to send a special plane to bring them back from Jeddah

PIA flight from Saudi Arabia redirected to Lahore to disembark VIPs

Islamabad-bound flight diverted to Lahore, inconveniencing other passengers

FBR is all set to block SIMS of 0.5m tax evaders

The individuals failed to file their returns despite receiving notices

Bids from interested parties invited for PIA privatisation

Govt will retain 49pc shares in national flag carrier

PIA airhostess detained in Canada

The airhostess is a kin of a famous singer

Govt reaches a deal with banks on PIA loan reprofiling

Privatisation plan envisages offering 51pc shares of the national flag carrier

Process for PIA privatisation officially begins

Process for PIA privatisation officially begins

Another cabin crew member of PIA slips away in Canada

Flight steward Jibran Baloch is the second PIA crew member to slip away in Canada this month.

Heavy rain disrupts flight operations in Karachi

Several PIA flights and private flights have been cancelled due to heavy rain

PIA air hostess slips away in Canada

Flight PK 781 took off from Islamabad

Legal formalities completed for PIA privatisation, says minister

Legal formalities completed for PIA privatisation, says minister

PIA inducts A-320 aircraft into its fleet

PIA inducts A-320 aircraft into its fleet

PIA is now not great enough to fly with, but Indian airlines are expanding

Akas Air is reportedly close to order around 150 narrow-body Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Privatisation: LHC orders counsel to submit PIA's response

Privatisation: LHC orders counsel to submit PIA’s response

Federal minister Fawad rejects delay in elections

He claimed to privatise PIA early

PIA's Medina-bound flight makes emergency landing

PIA’s Medina-bound flight makes emergency landing

PIA avoids huge embarrassment after FBR restored its bank accounts

Repeated episode is making privatisation case stronger

Court orders production of PTI chairman, Qureshi in cipher case on Nov 28

Special court judge adjourns hearing of cipher case

Govt to unveil Hajj Policy 2024 on Nov 16

Federal minister for religious affairs to unfold Hajj Policy 2024 on Thursday

PIA fined for inadequate cleanliness at Karachi transit kitchen

PIA fined for inadequate cleanliness at Karachi transit kitchen

PIA operates flights for foreign tourists but operations remain disrupted

Airline forced to go for more flight cancellations even after reaching an understanding with PSO

Worried about your PIA? Portugal's president blocks TAP's privatisation

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa cites poor transparency and doubts about the future role of the state

PIA sorts out issues with PSO for smooth fuel supply

Airline’s operations remain disrupted on Saturday with another 59 flights cancelled

PIA unable to fly, resulting in more flights cancellations

Worsening financial crisis comes as IMF team is to reach Pakistan on Nov 2 for deal review

Crisis worsens as PIA has to cancel 45 more flights

Worsening state of affairs coincide with IMF pressure to privatise loss-making entities

PM Kakar orders expediting PIA privatisation

PM Kakar orders expediting PIA privatisation

More flights cancelled as PIA fails to pay for fuel

Nonstop disruption in operations comes as IMF is pressing Islamabad to privatise lossmaking SOEs

PIA flight operations partially restored

Domestic and international flights were either cancelled or delayed over fuel payment issue

Financial crisis cripples PIA flight operations

Over 30 international and domestic flights cancelled or delay

Fuel supply disruption affects PIA flights

International flights continue as per schedule

Govt to appoint adviser to draft plan for PIA privatisation

Fawad Hasan Fawad says financial adviser’s report will enable the govt to take a final decision

Tech fault forces PIA plane to make emergency landing at Karachi airport

Reasons behind emergence of fault in Airbus A-320 could not be ascertained

PIA speeds up Roosevelt Hotel's auction process in US

PIA speeds up Roosevelt Hotel’s auction process in US

PIA offers connected flights to 16 destinations in China via Beijing

PIA offers connected flights to 16 destinations in China via Beijing

FBR freezes PIA bank accounts over unpaid taxes

FBR and PIA are at loggerheads since July

PIA 'grounds' 11 aircraft amid financial implications

The planes grounded by the national carrier include three Boeing 777s

Aviation minister fears Rs259bn loss if PIA not privatised

The Minister emphasized the need of FDI and administrative control to private sector to sustain PIA

PIA passengers can fly to 16 Chinese cities via Beijing

The national flag carrier also offered 20 percent discount for students

PIA increases flying allowance of pilots

Fifty hours flying and 10 year service will be required to get a 35% increase in flying allowance

PIA plane seized in Malaysia lands in Islamabad

Malaysian authorities had stopped PIA aircraft from flying over non-payment of dues

Pakistan starts Hajj flight operations

PIA will conduct 315 flight to transport 65000 passenger intending to perform Hajj

PIA plane uses Indian airspace due to bad weather in Lahore

The plane safely landed at Multan airport after flying over Indian city of Ferozepur

PIA earns up to Rs60 mln profit in first quarter of current year, NA told

PIA earns up to Rs60 mln profit in first quarter of current year, NA told

PIA reduces fares by 20% on Eid

PIA spokesman said the reduction will be applicable on all domestic flights from April 22 to 25.

PIA pilots refused to take-off due to salaries non-payment

The employee groups 5-10 have not received salaries yet

PIA announces 10pc discount in fares for Eidul Fitr

The discount will be available for intra-country flights

Dar praises aviation ministry's plans to revamp PIA

Aviation Minister briefed the meeting about progress in deals with IFC to outsource three airports

No pilot's license was found bogus: CAA DG

Out of 141 suspicious licenses, 69 were cleared

PIA's female grooming manager suspended after allegations of harassment

To investigate, committee formed under the command of DGM security

PTI moves LHC against imposition of Section 144

PTI leader Hammad Azhar filed the petition through his counsel Azhar Siddique

PIA announces fares for Hajj 2023

Airfare for pilgrims from Southern region will be in range of $870 to $1,180

PIA's craft-number crosses 50 after inclusion of two planes into fleet

Largest number since COVID-19 indicates aviation sector is close to full recovery, PIA official

Govt finalizes strategy to outsource three major airports

Govt finalizes strategy to outsource three major airports

PIA to fine staff for smoking during flights

It stated that the airline has a zero-tolerance against smoking onboard.

PIA revamp plan: federal govt to outsource three airports

PIA revamp plan: Federal govt to outsource three airports

PIA inducts another A-320 aircraft into its fleet

With the induction of this aircraft, the number of A320 aircraft in PIA fleet has increased to 14.

Dense fog: PIA partially shifts flight operation from Lahore to Islamabad airport

Dense fog: PIA partially shifts flight operation from Lahore to Islamabad airport

PIA planes escape accidents after hitting birds at Karachi airport

The pilot of Peshawar bound flight immediately landed back at the Karachi airport.

PIA flight steward mysteriously disappears from Toronto airport

PIA flight steward mysteriously disappears from Toronto airport

PIA to start Islamabad-Beijing-Islamabad direct flights by end of October

PIA to start Islamabad-Beijing-Islamabad direct flights by end of October

PIA to operate weekly six flights for Turkiye from Nov 14: Saad Rafique

Initially, four Boeing-777 flights would be operating from Islamabad and two from Lahore to Turkiye.

PIA slashes fares for students by 22pc on flights to China

PIA slashes fares for students by 22pc on flights to China

Railways, PIA fares slashed by 10pc

Saad Rafique said that notification for lowering the trains and PIA fares will be issued on July 17.

PIA inducts another A-320 aircraft into its fleet

PIA could get its ownership after lease expires with mutual understanding of the parties concerned

Eid-ul-Azha: PIA cuts fares by 20pc

Railways had also offered 30% discounts on prices of tickets during Eid.

No Boeing-777 scrapped: PIA spokesman

PIA Spokesman said that eight, out of 12 Boeing-777 aircraft, are part of PIA's operational fleet

CAA mandates face masks on domestic flights after surge in Covid cases

No other changes have been made in coronavirus related guidelines for domestic passengers.

PIA resumes Lahore-Kuala Lumpur flight operation

PIA has now resumed flights from Lahore to Malaysia.

Aviation Minister directs PIA to improve services

The minister had detailed discussions with members of the PIA Board of Directors.

Plane makes emergency landing in Lahore after bird strike

The plane's engine was struck by a bird while landing.

First Hajj flight to depart from Islamabad on Monday

Hajj pilgrims are also being informed about the flights through the website and SMS

PIA's pre-Hajj-flight operation to start from June 6: Spokesman

The first flight, carrying 329 intending pilgrims, will depart from Islamabad.

PIA to operate Hajj flights from eight cities from May 31

PIA to operate Hajj flights from eight cities from May 31

PIA inducts Airbus-320 in its fleet

PIA inducts Airbus-320 in its fleet

Saad directs to prepare workable business plan for uplift of PIA

He advised the officials to present a fitness report of all airplanes.

PIA postpones direct flights to Sydney

PIA postpones direct flights to Sydney

PIA announces to launch direct flights to Sydney

PIA announces to launch direct flights to Sydney

PIA appoints Swiss port as handling agent for Saudi operations

PIA appoints Swiss port as handling agent for Saudi operations

PIA reduces fares for Umrah pilgrims

PIA reduces fares for Umrah pilgrims

PIA to operate flights to two more Chinese cities

PIA to operate flights to two more Chinese cities

PIA finalizes evacuation plan for Pakistanis stranded in Ukraine

The national flag carrier will reportedly operate two flight tomorrow to Poland.

Business plan presented to Finance Ministry to make PIA profitable

A five-year business plan on Tuesday has been presented to Finance Ministry to make PIA profitable

Indian govt refuses to allow special flights to PIA

Indian govt refuses to allow special flights to PIA

European Union retains ban on PIA flights

EASA has retained ban on PIA.

PIA decides to operate 63 weekly flights between Pakistan, UAE

PIA decides to operate 63 weekly flights between Pakistan, UAE

Bad weather forces PIA to divert three Lahore-bound flights to Islamabad

447 passengers of these flights will be taken to Lahore by special buses: PIA

Pakistan national carrier inches closer to full international flights

Pakistan's national carrier now meets global safety standards, the country's aviation minister said.

EU ban on PIA flights likely to be lifted as ICAO eases significant safety concerns

ICAO has shown satisfaction on the audit report presented by CAA.

PIA resumes direct flights to Iran after five years

PIA resumes direct flights to Iran after five years

PIA gets permission to operate more flights to Saudi Arabia

PIA gets permission to operate more flights to Saudi Arabia

PIA's Saudi Arabia operation becomes fully operational

Saudi Arabia’s ban on direct travel from Pakistan and several other countries had come to an end

PIA announces schedule for Saudi Arabia flights

35 flights will be operated in a week

Passengers dump waste in PIA aircraft

Passengers dump waste in PIA aircraft

PIA acquires another dry leased airbus-320

PIA would be operating with overall 11 airbuses which would help it generate more revenue

PIA suspends flight operation to Kabul due to security concerns

The national flag carrier has evacuated approximately 3000 passengers.

PIA allowed to resume flight operation to Kuwait

The national flag carrier will operate two flights in a week to the gulf country.

Vaccination certificate required for domestic travel from Oct 1: PIA spokesman

Vaccination certificate required for domestic travel from Oct 1: PIA spokesman

PTI govt recruited 73 individuals in PIA on merit: Ghulam Sarwar

PTI govt recruited 73 individuals in PIA on merit: Ghulam Sarwar

CAA to curb Kuwaiti flights in a tit-for-tat move

'Kuwaiti authorities should allow PIA to conduct flight operations'

Kuwaiti authorities refuse to allow PIA to operate flights

Kuwaiti authorities refuse to allow PIA to operate flights

PIA to operate flights between Lahore and Peshawar twice a week

The flights would be operated on Monday and Friday

PIA inducts Airbus A320 in its fleet

PIA has secured two planes through tender: spokesperson

First foreign commercial flight since Taliban takeover lands in Kabul

PIA spokesman said at the weekend that the airline was keen to resume regular commercial services

PIA to start commercial flights to Kabul from Monday

We have got all technical clearances for flight operations: spokesperson

PIA uplifts 5.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from China to Pakistan

PIA uplifts 5.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from China to Pakistan

World hails Pakistan's positive role in Afghanistan evacuation process: FM

FM Qureshi felicitated the CEO of PIA in continuing the flight operation in hard circumstance.

Int'l institutions expressing confidence in PIA's assistance: Farrukh

Int'l institutions expressing confidence in PIA's assistance: Farrukh

Presidential medal awarded to PIA Pilot for dealing with crisis-like situation at Kabul Airport

Captain chose to take off for Islamabad without directions from ATC.

PIA airlifts another 12 million doses of Sinovac vaccines from China to Pakistan

PIA airlifts another 12 million doses of Sinovac vaccines from China to Pakistan

Pakistan continues to evacuate stranded people from Afghanistan

Pakistan continues to evacuate stranded people from Afghanistan

PIA suspends flight operation to Kabul

PIA was scheduled to operate three special flights to Kabul.

Three PIA flights to leave for Kabul today to evacuate Pakistanis, foreigners

PIA's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) said that the first PIA flight will leave for Kabul at 8:00 am.

PIA brings back another 390 people from Kabul

The national flag carrier airlifted people from Kabul, who belonged to ten different countries.

PIA to operate two more flights to bring back people stranded in Kabul

PIA to operate two more flights to bring back people stranded in Kabul

PIA brings in 350 more passengers from Afghanistan

PIA brings in 350 more passengers from Afghanistan

PIA plane stranded at Kabul airport reaches Islamabad

The details about the aircraft and flight have been kept hidden for security reasons.

Chaos at Kabul airport: PIA flights delayed to Afghan Capital

Three scheduled flights of PIA were delayed.

Two PIA aircraft carrying 499 passengers from Kabul arrive in Pakistan

Two PIA aircraft carrying 499 passengers from Kabul arrive in Pakistan

PIA decides to fine unvaccinated workers

In case anyone fails to get vaccinated by 13.08.2021, a fine shall be imposed.

PIA declares COVID vaccine mandatory for cabin crew

Cabin crew must have to show NADRA certificate in case of vaccination

Another PIA flight airlifts 1.5m doses of anti-COVID vaccine from China to Pakistan

Sources said that 10 million doses of anti-COVID vaccine have reached Pakistan during current month.

PIA airlifts another two million doses of Sinovac vaccine from China to Pakistan

Pakistan has been using mainly Chinese vaccines namely Sinopharm and Sinovac

PIA, private airlines' fares increase by over 100pc ahead of Eid

The one-side ticket of airlines from Karachi to Lahore has been charged at Rs13,000

PIA flights increased to facilitate overseas Pakistanis: Fawad Ch

He said overseas Pakistanis were facing difficulties due to the schedule of PIA flights

PIA plane uses Indian airspace to avoid bad weather

PIA plane uses Indian airspace to avoid bad weather

PIA plane carrying two million doses of anti-Covid vaccine arrives in Islamabad

There will be a significant increase in daily vaccinations with the arrival of more vaccines.

PIA decides to add 4 modern planes of low fuel consumption to its fleet: spokesperson

PIA will acquire planes of narrow body on 6 years dry lease.

PIA special flight airlifts over 1.5m doses of Chinese vaccine

another consignment of 2-3 Million doses of Chinese vaccines will reach Pakistan next week: NCOC

PIA announces 10 percent discount for vaccinated passengers above 50

According to PIA officials, the discount on fares will take effect from today (Thursday).

PIA special plane airlifts 1 million vaccine doses from China

Uninterrupted vaccination drive is underway in the country: NCOC

PIA announces to launch Air Safari from June 12

PIA announces to launch Air Safari from June 12

PIA special plane airlifts batch of Sinopharm vaccine to Pakistan from China

PIA will transport another batch of 500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine on Wednesday

Pakistan makes coronavirus tests mandatory for international travelers

All travelers who arrive in Pakistan will go through Rapid Antigen Testing at Airports.

Reko Diq case: British Virgin Islands HC rules in favor of Pakistan

Reko Diq case: British Virgin Islands HC rules in favor of Pakistan

PIA airlifts 1 mln doses of Sinovac vaccine to Pakistan from China

PIA airlifts 1 mln doses of Sinovac vaccine to Pakistan from China

PIA to operate weekly two flights for Bahrain from today

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has allowed PIA to operate weekly two flights for Bahrain.

PIA planes carrying coronavirus vaccine doses from China lands in Islamabad

PIA planes carrying vaccine doses from China lands in Islamabad

Three PIA planes carrying vaccine doses from China to reach Islamabad today

Three Boeing 777 aircraft of PIA will bring one million COVID vaccine doses to Pakistan from China.

Pakistan receives 500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine

Pakistan receives 500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine

PIA starts COVID-19 vaccination of pilots, stewards

Over 250 pilots and stewards have received jabs in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.

PIA announces to begin Lahore-Skardu flight operation

The direct flight will reach Skardu in one hour and thirty minutes.

PIA resumes flight operation for Saidu Sharif after 17 years

KP CM Mahmood Khan planted a sapling at the Saidu Sharif Airport.

Starting of flight operation to Saidu Sharif a historic, memorable step: Murad Saeed

Murad Saeed welcomed the decision for the promotion of regional tourism

PIA plane to fly Pakistan cricket team directly to South Africa

PIA plane to fly Pakistan cricket team directly to South Africa

PIA plane lands safely after bird strike

Bird hit the right engine of the aircraft.

PIA announces increase in flights to Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan

PIA will operate five flights in a week between Pakistan and Afghanistan in the first phase.

PIA hostess allegedly disappears in Canada post Toronto flight

A flight steward named Ramzan Gull went missing on the same day.

Malaysia-held PIA plane returns home after lease payment

Malaysia-held PIA plane returns home after lease payment

FIA completes inquiry into fake pilot license case

one private person, 40 pilots and eight government employees have been nominated in three cases

Malaysia releases PIA plane grounded over lease dispute

The Kuala Lumpur High Court ordered the immediate release of the plane.

PIA announces four flights a week between Karachi and Quetta

The national airline will operate four flights a week between Karachi and Quetta from January 30

Plane seized in Malaysia: PIA pays $7 million to leasing company

The leasing company had filed a case against the PIA in London High Court in October 2020.

Working group meets today to review PIA's concerns over air services agreements

Working group meeting to review PIA's concerns will be held in Islamabad today (Wednesday).

PIA expresses reservations over air services agreements with other countries

PIA convenes working group meeting on Jan 20 in Aviation Division to review air services agreements

Passengers of PIA's impounded plane land in Islamabad

Passengers of PIA's impounded plane land in Islamabad

Owner, director of company that leased PIA plane turn out to be Indians

Malaysian authorities seized PIA plane at Kuala Lumpur airport over unpaid dues on Friday.

Passengers of seized PIA plane to reach Pakistan today

Malaysian authorities seized PIA plane at Kuala Lumpur airport over unpaid dues on Friday.

PIA acquired plane on expensive lease during PML-N term: Ghulam Sarwar

Malaysian authorities seized PIA plane at Kuala Lumpur airport over unpaid dues on Friday.

Stranded PIA passengers in Kuala Lumpur to depart for home today: FO Spokesperson

The FO Spokesperson said the flight arrangements of the stranded passengers had been made.

Malaysian authorities seize PIA plane at Kuala Lumpur airport over unpaid dues

PIA plane was taken into custody on court's order after it landed at Kuala Lumpur airport.

Machh tragedy: Over 50 flights cancelled due to protest

Foreign airline flights from Karachi to Bangkok, Dubai, Kuwait and Colombo have been cancelled

Travel restrictions on UK passengers extended till January 31

Travel restrictions on UK travelers extended till January 31

PIA announces to resume its regular passenger flight service to Saudi Arabia

The spokesman said those intending to fly to S Arabia should ensure their corona PCR test conducted

PIA announces to restart flight operations to Saudi Arabia

The spokesperson said that bringing back Pakistanis stranded abroad is a national responsibility.

Pakistan's Roosevelt Hotel in New York shuts down after 94 years

Pakistan's Roosevelt Hotel in New York shuts down after 94 years

PIA cancels its flights to Saudi Arabia

PIA cancels its flights to Saudi Arabia

PIA to lay-off 50pc of its staff

The staff will be reduced to 7500 from 12900

EU, UK retain ban on PIA flights

The decision was made at a meeting of the European Commission on November 17 and 18 in Brussels.

PIA introduces special fares for winter holidays

PIA introduces special fares for winter holidays

PIA decides to purchase eight new airplanes

The airplanes will be acquired on dry lease of six years.

Federal govt assures IHC of appointing CAA DG in three days

The court has directed to submit notification of CAA DG recruitment till December 8.

Havelian plane crash report released after four years

Aircraft was allowed to proceed on next flight despite the fractured blade: report

ECC approves voluntary retirement of 3500 PIA employees

ECC approves voluntary retirement of 3500 PIA employees

PIA decides to sack 3500 employees to lower deficit

The national flag carrier has also sought Rs12.87 billion from federal government in this regard.

PIA sets economy class fare at Rs 96,000 in new Umrah policy

PIA sets economy class fare at Rs 96,000 in new Umrah policy

NAB launches investigation into PIA's Roosevelt Hotel case

NAB has written a letter to different departments to gather record.

PIA fires 23 employees over fake degrees, bribery, other charges

PIA fires 23 employees over fake degrees, bribery, other charges

PIA to use alternate means for flights from UK, France

PIA to use alternate means for flights to Pakistan from UK, France

Govt has no intention to sell Roosevelt hotel in New York: Sarwar

He said the property had more than a thousand rooms and having an area of 43,313 square feet

New York: PIA's Roosevelt Hotel to shut doors permanently from Oct 31

Notice stated hotel was working on alternative accommodations for guests with future reservations

Claim circulating online that Pakistan has been barred from issuing pilot licences is fake

False claim circulates online that Pakistan has been barred from issuing pilot licences

Surge in ticket prices by PIA, delayed coronavirus reports put jobs of thousands at stake

Fifty thousand Pakistanis are waiting to return to Saudi Arabia.

PIA to operate more flights to Saudi Arabia from today

Sources said that the PIA schedule was limited to 13 flights a week due to coronavirus pandemic.

PIA to not appeal EU flight ban, will review turnaround strategy: officials

European Union Aviation Safety Agency banned PIA from flying to bloc in June over safety concerns.

PIA flight operation continuing despite rains across country: spokesperson

Only two flights from Islamabad to Gilgit were cancelled due to bad weather.

PIA plane develops technical fault mid-air

The plane was en route from Abu Dhabi to Peshawar.

PIA resumes Paris flights via makeshift option

PIA resumes Paris flights via makeshift option

Govt committed to restore prestige of PIA: Ghulam Sarwar

Govt committed to restore prestige of PIA: Ghulam Sarwar

CAA permits international flight operation in Pakistan

CAA permits international flight operation in Pakistan

PIA announces percent discount on domestic flights on Jashne Azadi

The Jashne Azadi offer is announced in order to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of Pakistan.

Plane crash: PIA announces Rs10 million compensation for legal heirs of PK-8303 victims

Plane crash: PIA announces Rs10 million compensation for legal heirs of PK-8303 victims