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PIA, special flight, relief, supplies, China, Islamabad

PIA’s special flight carrying relief supplies from China reaches Islamaba...

04 April, 2020 1:05 pm 1:05 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A special flight of the Pakistan International PIA carrying relief supplies worth US$3 million from China reached Islamabad on Wednesday night. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) spokesman said that the relief supplies weighing 14 tons include 100 thermal scanners and other protective gear – 900,000 masks, 60,000 protective glasses, 3,300 … Read More


Toronto, Lahore, Karachi PIA, restores, flight operation, partially

Two flights leave for Toronto as PIA restores international operation parti...

04 April, 2020 9:41 am 9:41 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The government has allowed the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to restore the international flight operation partially. On the request of the Canadian government, PIA’s two special flights (PK-781 and PK-789) carrying 600 passengers left for Toronto from Lahore and Karachi. After the restoration of the flight operation, the PIA will bring … Read More


PIA, suspends, international flights, week, domestic operation, continue

Pakistan suspends international flight operation for two weeks

03 March, 2020 3:19 pm 3:19 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered the suspension of the international flight operation for two weeks amid the fears of spread of coronavirus. Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has banned the international flight operation from March 21 to April 4. The ban will be applicable from 8pm tonight. The ban … Read More


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SC reinstates Air Marshal Arshad Malik as PIA CEO

03 March, 2020 10:47 am 10:47 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) on Wednesday reinstated Air Marshal Arshad Malik’s as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmad permitted Arshad Malik to perform functions for the running of the national carrier of … Read More


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Saudi Arabia allows Pakistan to evacuate its stranded citizens till Mar 18

03 March, 2020 3:59 pm 3:59 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Saudi Arabia government on Sunday gave further two-days to Pakistan International Airline (PIA) for evacuating the Umrah pilgrims. According to the details garnered, Saudi Arabia authorities have allowed Pakistan to evacuate its citizens stranded in Jeddah and Madina due to the outbreak of coronavirus. The PIA spokesperson said that the … Read More


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PIA suspends flights to Beijing due to coronavirus fear

02 February, 2020 10:42 am 10:42 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to suspend its flights to Beijing till March 15 because of novel coronavirus that has left nearly 2,500 people dead in China. The PIA operates its Islamabad-Beijing-Tokyo flight twice a week. According to the PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez, the national flag carrier airline had … Read More


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PIA aircraft’s emergency door opened during landing in Sukkur

02 February, 2020 9:00 pm 9:00 pm

SUKKUR (92 News) – The emergency exit door of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Islamabad to Sukkur opened during landing at the Sukkur airport on Sunday. According to the sources, the passengers on board the flight PK-631 started to scream with fear when the door of the plane opened all of sudden during … Read More


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Transparent process adopted for Arshad’ appointment: PIA board lawyer

02 February, 2020 7:25 pm 7:25 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan International Airline (PIA) board lawyer argued in the appointment of PIA managing director (MD) that the transparent process was adopted for appointment of Arshad Malik and the deployment took place on the deputation for three years. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed heard … Read More


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PIA staff humiliates passengers during London flight

01 January, 2020 3:52 pm 3:52 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) on Wednesday humiliated the passengers on-board during the flight headed from Lahore to London. According to the details garnered, the fight started from hot words between PIA staff and two passengers which changed into physical brawl. The fight that erupted on the issue of bulkhead seats turned … Read More


PIA, plane, Pakistanis, imprisoned, Malaysia, reach, Islamabad, today

PIA plane carrying Pakistanis imprisoned in Malaysia to reach Islamabad tod...

12 December, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A PIA plane carrying 113 Pakistanis imprisoned in Malaysia will land at Islamabad airport on Tuesday evening. The special plane with the Pakistanis has left Kuala Lumpur for Islamabad at 2:30pm. In a statement, Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari said that the welfare of overseas Pakistanis … Read More


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PIA announces special flight to bring Pakistani expats back

12 December, 2019 6:55 pm 6:55 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced special flight from Kuala Lumpur on December 31 to bring back Pakistani expats from Malaysia. It is pertinent to mention here that the Pakistanis were expedited who were released due to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s special efforts. According to PIA spokesperson, PIA flight PK-9895 will … Read More


Pilot, unavailability, delays, PIA, flight, two days

Pilot’s unavailability delays PIA flight by two days

12 December, 2019 5:40 pm 5:40 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – A flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was allegedly delayed by two days due to unavailability of a pilot. Passengers told 92 News that the PIA authorities had given them time four times, but the Multan-bound flight could not take off from Jinnah International Airport. A female passenger said that … Read More


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Passenger gets into fistfight with PIA staff member during flight

11 November, 2019 3:29 pm 3:29 pm

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – A passenger got into a fistfight with a Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) staff member during flight on Sunday. According to the PIA spokesperson, the passenger namely Nauman Wajid, who was on-board a PIA flight headed from Manchester to Islamabad. The passenger went and seated himself in the first class section of … Read More


PIA, resumes, flights, Kuala Lumpur, six months

PIA resumes flights to Kuala Lumpur after eight months

10 October, 2019 8:21 pm 8:21 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has resumed flights to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia after six months. The first flight (PK-894) left Islamabad for Kuala Lumpur in the morning. The flights will depart twice a week – Monday and Friday. Pakistan had on Feb 26 fully closed its airspace following the violation of … Read More


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London: Technical glitch delays Islamabad-bound PIA flight for hours

08 August, 2019 3:42 am 3:42 am

LONDON (92 News) – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)’s flight destined for Islamabad was delayed for hours owing to technical fault. PK-786 had to travel to Islamabad from London on Sunday evening. As the aircraft began taxi on runaway, the pilot felt some disturbance in the radar system of the plane.  He brought the plane back … Read More