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Tag Archives: PIA

Trump interested in buying PIA-owned Roosevelt Hotel

NEW YORK: The Standing Committee on Privatisation of National Assembly was informed that US President Donald Trump has showed interest in buying the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, which is owned by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The PIA official said that the US president had expressed interest in the past ...

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U.S. bans PIA flights over pilot concerns

SYDNEY: The U.S. Department of Transportation said it has revoked permission for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to conduct charter flights to the United States, citing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) concerns over Pakistani pilot certifications. The information is contained in a revocation of special authorization dated July 1 provided by the ...

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EU bans PIA from flying to Europe for six months

LONDON: The European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA) has suspended the flight operations of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to European Union (EU) nations for a period of six months, the PIA said on Tuesday. The suspension will take effect on July 1 at 12 am (UTC time), said the statement. ...

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PIA crew members detained at Manchester Airport

MANCHESTER: Crew members of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Islamabad to Manchester has been detained by British immigration authorities on Thursday at the Manchester Airport, local media  reported. According to sources, the crew members of Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-701 were taken into custody at the Manchester Airport ...

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New Pakistan, New PIA

LONDON: Pakistan International Airlines commonly referred by PIA is the national flag carrier of Pakistan is a success story in 2019. Although, during the past few years major commercial airlines and global aviation industry has suffered badly due to skyrocketing fuel prices, decrease in air travel and Volcanic Ash over ...

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ASF arrests British-Pakistani woman at Islamabad airport

RAWALPINDI: The Airport Security Force (ASF) thwarted an attempt of foreign currency smuggling at Islamabad airport after arresting a British-Pakistani woman in possession of a huge amount of foreign currency. Zubaida Begum was taken into custody for carrying a hefty foreign currency onboard on a PIA flight to Manchester, United Kingdom. ...

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PIA directs air-hostesses to reduce weight

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has directed air-hostesses to reduce their weight. According to PIA circular, air-hostesses who have 30 pounds additional weight from the set limit should reduce their weight 5 pounds every month. It has been said further that air-hostesses should reduce their weight till July according to ...

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PIA invites Royal couple to visit Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has invited Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex to visit the northern areas of Pakistan. The national Airline posted a picture of Princess Diana on its Twitter handle, during her visit to the northern areas of Pakistan and requested the ...

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PIA to start daily Karachi-London flights

LONDON: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) will provide passengers with an option of daily flights between Karachi and London from April 25, 2017. Two of these flights, on Wednesdays and Sundays, would be operated directly, while on other days convenient connections within two to three hours would be provided to Lahore ...

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