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Aviation Minister Visits | PIA HQs, Gets Briefing On Future Plans

KARACHI: Minister for Aviation Khawaja Saad Rafique on Thursday, June 23, visited the Head Office of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and allied facilities in Karachi.  The minister had detailed discussions with members of the PIA Board of Directors, which was followed by Chief Executive Officer Air Vice Marshal Amir Hayat’s presentation on working, performance, ongoing …

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PIA To Resume | Flight Operations To Kuala Lumpur From June 26

KARACHI: The national carrier, Pakistan International Airline (PIA), on Wednesday announced to restore flight operations to Kuala Lumpur PIA had suspended flight operations to Kuala Lumpur as a measure to control the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. According to the national airline flag carrier spokesperson, the PIA will start operating flights to Kuala Lumpur from June …

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PIA To Start | Direct Flights For Damascus From 28th May

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan International Airlines on Thursday announced starting direct flights to Syria’s capital Damascus, saying the first such flight will leave Karachi on May 28. “The national flag carrier will launch the Damascus operation on the special instructions of Aviation Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique,” the PIA spokesman said. The Damascus operation is being launched on …

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PIA Flights To EU | EASA To Lift Ban Soon

KARACHI: The ban imposed by the European Union on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight operations is expected to be lifted next month as European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) team is set to visit Pakistan at the end of May. PIA was restricted from flying to EU states, the US and the UK last year …

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PIA Inducts | Another Airbus-320 In its Fleet

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has inducted another Airbus-320, a narrow body 170-seater aircraft, into its fleet that would help the national flag carrier in expanding flight operations and extending improved facilities to passengers. The leased airbus, built four years ago, is one of the four aircraft selected by the PIA management, PIA spokesman Abdullah …

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PIA CEO Arshad Malik | Retires After Completing Three-Year Term

ISLAMABAD: After completing his three-year term, Air Marshal (retd) Arshad Malik bade a farewell to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), and confirmed a spokesperson for the national flag carrier on Monday. Taking to Twitter, the PIA spokesperson said: “Arshad Malik completes his tenure as CEO PIA. In his video message, he reflects upon his journey and …

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PIA Acquires | A320 Flight Simulator

LAHORE: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has acquired a state-of-the-art Airbus A320 simulator for pilot training, refresher courses, and air safety. The simulator would lead to safer training and cost savings for the local airlines, as they have to spend a significant amount of money on training their pilots overseas. The state-of-the-art digital 7E Evolution Airbus …

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PIA’s Flight To Sydney | Delayed By Australian Department Of Home Affairs

LAHORE: Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) maiden flight from Lahore to Sydney has been deferred for a few days on the advice of the Australian Homeland Affairs Department, a statement from the flag carrier said Thursday, April 21. Citing the reason for the deferment, the flag carrier, in a statement, said the Homeland Affairs Department wants …

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PIA Offers | Fare Discount to ICCI Members

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has offered a 15 percent discount on domestic flights and a 10 percent discount on international flights to the members of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). For this purpose, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by ICCI President Muhammad Shakeel Munir and District Manager, PIA Islamabad …

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PIA To Launch | Direct Flights To Sydney From April 22

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Inter­national Airlines (PIA) will operate direct non-stop flights to Sydney from April 22 with an interline arrangement made with Virgin Australia (VA) for eight more connecting destinations within Australia. PIA will start direct flights to Sydney from April 22. Interline tickets have also been arranged with Virgin Australia Airlines for eight destinations in …

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