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U.S. FAA revises international safety rating for Pakistan

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that Pakistan has been assigned a Category 2 rating because it does not comply with International Civil...

EASA bans Pakistan International Airlines from operating to/from Europe for six months

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has suspended Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) third country operator authorisation. This means that the airline can't operate...

About 40% of the pilots in Pakistan have acquired a fake flying licence

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About 40% of the pilots in Pakistan have acquired a fake flying licence, the Pakistani Minister of Aviation, Ghulam Sarwar, revealed during the provisional...

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 crashes near Karachi, Pakistan – 97 fatalities

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On 22 May, a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) 15.8-year-old Airbus A320 (registered AP-BLD) operated domestic flight PK8303 between Lahore and Karachi, Pakistan. The pilots...

Loss of separation between two Boeing 777 (PIA and Emirates) above Pakistan

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On 7 January, two aircraft lost separation while flying above Nawabshah, Pakistan. A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777-200 (AP-BGY) operated domestic flight PK301...

Engine failure on Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777; safely returns to Lahore

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On 15 September, a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777 (AP-BGK) operated flight PK759 between Lahore, Pakistan and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. During take-off, an...

Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42-500 overruns end of the runway at Gilgit Airport, Pakistan

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On 20 July, a PIA Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42-500 (AP-BHP) operated domestic flight PK605 between Islamabad and Gilgit, Pakistan. During landing, however, the aircraft...

PIA passenger wants to go to the bathroom but inadvertently deploys emergency slide

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On 7 June, Pakistan International Airlines' evening flight PK 702 from Manchester, U.K. to Islamabad, Pakistan departed more than six hours late after an...

Commercial air traffic in India and Pakistan heavily affected after recent escalation in the region

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The escalation between Pakistan and India is also affecting air traffic in the region. First, international flights that transited between Indian and Pakistani airspace...

PIA passengers forced to stay on board for nearly three hours, without air conditioning and despite the Paris heatwave weather warning; one baby suffered from heat exhaustion

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On Friday 3 August, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK 750 was scheduled for a flight from Paris CDG to Lahore. The aircraft supposed...

Pakistan Supreme Court disallows Pakistan International Airlines from rebranding, and painting the new Markhtor-livery

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Mian Saqib Nisar, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) has stopped Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) from rebranding, and applying the new livery. Only last...

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) new livery disclosed

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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will soon be introducing a new livery, the Hong Kong Aviator (@HKAviator) tweeted (disclosed) the following image. #HKAviatorExclusive The soon to...

Cat hiding in the cockpit of a Pakistan International Airlines ATR 72-500

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On 22 December 2017 a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Jinnah (Karachi) to Gwadar had a special passenger on board, shortly before take-off...

Baby girl born on PIA flight between Medina and Multan

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A baby girl was born on Pakistan International Airlines PK716 between Medina, Saudi Arabia and Multan, Pakistan. The Airbus A320 (AP-BLD) diverted to Karachi,...

PIA flight 756 attacker was hanged today in Pakistan

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PIA flight 756 attacker was hanged today This according to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement. On June 24, 2014, PIA Airbus A310-324ET registration AP-BGN...

Hotel bans Pakistan International Airlines for renting rooms as male crew won’t stop harassing female guests

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National flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been warned by a hotel in the United Kingdom that it would not rent rooms to...

2 Boeing 777 clip wings at Toronto Pearson International (PIA and Air France)

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A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777 (AP-BGY) clipped the wing of a parked Air France Boeing 777 (F-GSPP), a "marshalling mistake" according to...

PIA Pakistan International Airlines ATR 42 crashed near Abbottabad, Pakistan after engine problems

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A PIA Pakistan International Airlines ATR 42 (AP-BHO), flight PK661 from Chitral to Islamabad with 47 passengers on board, declared an emergency after problems...

Clarification media reports

Clarification Karachi; April 5, 2016 Reference media reports regarding PIA issuing notices to innocent officials at Lahore airport it is clarified that during the past few...

PIA cancels 600 flights because of a strike

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More than 600 intercontinental and regional flights of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have been cancelled the last five days due to strikes among staff....