October 28, 2021 00:01 (IST)
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Taliban hold PIA country manager hostage for 2 hours in Kabul

Kabul: Taliban insurgents had held Pakistan International Airline (PIA) country manager as a hostage for two hours on Thursday, media reports said.

Afghanistan Crisis: Taliban govt warns PIA, Kam Air over hiking flight prices

Kabul:  Afghanistan’s Civil Aviation Administration, which is now controlled by Taliban, said that Pakistan’s PIA and Afghanistan’s Kam Air will be banned to conduct flights from Kabul to Islamabad if they do not charge the same price as they did prior to their takeover, media reports said.

Afghanistan: First Pakistan International Airlines flight lands Kabul

Islamabad/Kabul:  A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane from Islamabad reached Kabul airport on Monday, the first commercial flight to reach the city since Taliban overran it in August.

Pakistan to resume commercial flights to Afghanistan's Kabul on Monday

Islamabad/UNI/Xinhua: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to resume commercial flights to Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, starting from Sept. 13, the airline said on Saturday.

Pakistan will remain on UK red list for travel

London/UNI: In what is being seen as a major blow to Pakistan the UK government refused to remove the country from the red list for travel to the United Kingdom, Dawn reported here on Friday.

Families of PIA plane crash victims in Pakistan demand unconditional payment of insurance claim

Karachi: Family members of the victims of the PIA flight crash of last year  are demanding unconditional payment of accidental insurance.

Caring PIA crew member awarded by UN

A photo of Touheed Daudpota, a PIA crew member, went viral on social media where he was seen helping to soothe a crying baby on a flight from Karachi to Islamabad. The UN Women Pakistan recognized his act and declared him ‘He for She” champion.

Pakistan: Five CAA officials arrested for issuing fake licences

Islamabad: Pakistan's top investigation agency has arrested six people, including five Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officials, for being allegedly involved in issuing fake licenses to pilots.

Grounded Pakistan International Airlines plane released by Malaysian court

Islamabad/UNI: A Malaysian court on Wednesday ordered the release of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane that had been grounded in the Southeast Asian country for nearly two weeks due to a British court case over the jet's lease.

UN warns staff from travelling in Pakistan-registered airlines

Islamabad/UNI: The United Nations has asked all its staff across the world to avoid travelling on Pakistan-registered airline, including the national flag carrier, over the alleged dubious licenses of their pilots, according to media reports on Saturday.

Leading Pakistan daily describes PIA aircraft episode as 'national embarrassment'

Islamabad: A leading Pakistan daily has described the incident where a Pakistan International Airlines plane was impoun­ded by Malaysian authorities as a 'national embarrassment'.

Lease payment for seized aircraft: PIA officials to appear in UK, Malaysia courts

Islamabad:  A day after a Pakistan International Airlines plane was impoun­ded by Malaysian authorities due to a British court case over the aircraft’s $14 million lease dispute, country's Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Saturday said the national carrier did not pay the lease due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 positive: China halts PIA flight operations for three weeks

Islamabad: China, which is an all-weather ally of Pakistan, has stopped the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) from operating flights for three weeks after 10 passengers tested COVID-19 positive, media reports said.

Malaysian authorities seize PIA Boeing 777 aircraft

Islamabad: Malaysian authorities have seized a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing-777 aircraft at Kuala Lumpur airport over outstanding lease dues.

Pakistan's PIA faces tough financial situation, reflects nation's economic state

Islamabad:  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the national carrier of the South Asian country, is currently in a deep financial crisis, reflecting the economic state of the nation.