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Pakistani plane carrying 98 crashes minute before landing

22 May 2020

Pakistani plane carrying 98 crashes minute before landing

A passenger plane of Pakistani International Airlines (PIA) crashed on Friday near Karachi airport, a minute before it was scheduled to land at Jinnah International Airport.

Pakistan airline operated over 80 flights with 0 passengers: Report

22 Sep 2019

Pakistan airline operated over 80 flights with 0 passengers: Report

In an explicable blooper, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) operated 46 regular flights without any passengers on board, from the Islamabad airport during 2016-17, revealed the national carrier's audit report.

Amid Indo-Pak tension, Beijing cancels all flights to, from Pakistan

01 Mar 2019

Amid Indo-Pak tension, Beijing cancels all flights to, from Pakistan

China has canceled all flights to and from Pakistan and rerouted its international aircraft flying over the Pakistani airspace due to the regional tensions, official media in Beijing reported today.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi becomes 18th Pakistani prime minister

01 Aug 2017

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi becomes 18th Pakistani prime minister

After Nawaz Sharif's resignation, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been elected Pakistan's 18th prime minister.

PIA pilot invites unauthorized woman to cockpit

09 May 2017

PIA pilot invites unauthorized woman to cockpit

A pilot from Pakistan International Airlines Captain Shahzad Aziz, has been hauled up for endangering the lives of passengers after he invited an unauthorized Chinese woman into the cockpit.

Pakistan's national carrier to suspend Mumbai-Karachi flight

06 May 2017

Pakistan's national carrier to suspend Mumbai-Karachi flight

Pakistan International Airlines, the country's national carrier, is reportedly planning to suspend operations on the Mumbai-Karachi route from May 11.

London-bound PIA flight diverted over bomb scare

07 Feb 2017

London-bound PIA flight diverted over bomb scare

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, PK-757, bound to London's Heathrow Airport from Lahore was diverted to the Stansted Airport after reports of a 'suspicious item' on the plane emerged.

PIA plane with 47 on board crashes

07 Dec 2016

PIA plane with 47 on board crashes

Pakistani officials suspect that a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Chitral to Islamabad crashed enroute; officials confirmed a mayday call from the pilot shortly before losing contact.