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EU's air safety agency suspends Pakistan airliners PIA and Vision Air International from flying to Europe for six months over safety concerns
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EU's air safety agency suspends Pakistan airliners PIA and Vision Air International from flying to Europe for six months over safety concerns

The EASA took the decision due to concerns about Pakistan's ability to ensure compliance with international aviation standards at all times, reports said.

Pakistan plane crash: PIA aircraft 'jolted' thrice while landing, pilot 'adroitly lifted' it off the ground, recounts survivor
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Pakistan plane crash: PIA aircraft 'jolted' thrice while landing, pilot 'adroitly lifted' it off the ground, recounts survivor

Zubair, 24, was among 99 passengers on board the PIA Airbus A-320 aircraft that plunged into a densely populated residential area near the airport in Karachi on Friday, killing 97 people, including nine children.

Pakistan plane crash: PIA flight PK8303 crashes in Karachi after losing engine; two rescued, 66 dead as search for survivors continues
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Pakistan plane crash: PIA flight PK8303 crashes in Karachi after losing engine; two rescued, 66 dead as search for survivors continues

A Pakistan Airlines jetliner carrying 98 people crashed Friday in a crowded neighborhood near the airport in Karachi after an apparent engine failure during landing

Pakistan Plane Crash Updates: Local media says 35 bodies recovered so far, at least three survivors onboard PK8303 shifted to hospitals
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Pakistan Plane Crash Updates: Local media says 35 bodies recovered so far, at least three survivors onboard PK8303 shifted to hospitals

Pakistan Plane Crash LIVE Updates: Airworthiness documents showed the plane last received a government check on Nov. 1, 2019. PIA’s chief engineer signed a separate certificate April 28 saying all maintenance had been conducted. It said “the aircraft is fully airworthy and meets all the safety” standards, news agency AP reported.

'We have lost engines...' PIA pilot told ATC, reveals audio clip, before PK8303 crash landed in Karachi residential area
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'We have lost engines...' PIA pilot told ATC, reveals audio clip, before PK8303 crash landed in Karachi residential area

Before sending the SOS call, Pakistan International Airline flight PK8303's pilot had told the ATC that the plane had lost the engines

Woman aboard PIA Manchester-Islamabad flight opens emergency exit door after mistaking it for toilet
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Woman aboard PIA Manchester-Islamabad flight opens emergency exit door after mistaking it for toilet

A woman passenger, aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, sparked panic after she mistakenly opened the emergency exit door of the aircraft thinking it was the toilet

Seven PIA officials being probed over drug bust
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Seven PIA officials being probed over drug bust

Seven Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) members have been taken into custody in connection with a probe into the recovery of heroin from a London-bound flight at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Monday.

Pakistan offers to help UK in probing heroin seizure on PIA flight at Heathrow
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Pakistan offers to help UK in probing heroin seizure on PIA flight at Heathrow

Drug smuggling is never one-sided, a senior Pakistani official said as Islamabad offered to assist British authorities in a probe into the alleged seizure of heroin on a PIA plane at Heathrow airport.

Pakistan International Airlines crew briefly detained, plane searched at Heathrow
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Pakistan International Airlines crew briefly detained, plane searched at Heathrow

The British authorities detained 14 crew members of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight and the aircraft was "thoroughly searched" over security threats after it landed at London's Heathrow Airport.

PIA suspends Karachi-Mumbai flight citing extremely low traffic; Delhi-Lahore operations continue
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PIA suspends Karachi-Mumbai flight citing extremely low traffic; Delhi-Lahore operations continue

The PIA management has decided to suspend the flight on the Karachi-Mumbai route because of extremely low traffic (on the route).

Pakistan International Airlines takes action against pilot who slept on flight
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Pakistan International Airlines takes action against pilot who slept on flight

Karachi: Pakistan International Airlines has taken its senior pilot off-duty for allegedly sleeping on a London-bound flight, risking the lives of over 300 passengers on board by handing over the aircraft to a trainee.

Pakistan airline allows seven extra passengers to travel Medina-bound flight; govt orders probe
India

Pakistan airline allows seven extra passengers to travel Medina-bound flight; govt orders probe

The PIA allowed seven passengers to travel standing in the aisles all the way to Saudi Arabia last month, prompting a probe into the serious breach of security regulations by Pakistan's loss-making national carrier, according to media reports.

PIA plane hits Air France jet at Toronto airport
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PIA plane hits Air France jet at Toronto airport

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft hit an Air France plane while taxiing at Toronto Pearson International Airport, the media reported

Debris of ill-fated PIA aircraft located; popular evangelist among 47 feared dead
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Debris of ill-fated PIA aircraft located; popular evangelist among 47 feared dead

An Islamabad bound Pakistan international Airlines carrying 47 passengers crashed near Havelian in Abbotabad on Wednesday.

After Uri attack, PIA cancels flights to Gilgit-Baltistan amid Indo-Pak tensions
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After Uri attack, PIA cancels flights to Gilgit-Baltistan amid Indo-Pak tensions

Pakistan's national flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Wednesday cancelled flights to northern Pakistani cities due to "air space restrictions" in the wake of Uri terror attack.

Former Pakistan cricketer Hanif Mohammad hospitalised after respiratory problems
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Former Pakistan cricketer Hanif Mohammad hospitalised after respiratory problems

Former Pakistan captain Hanif Mohammad has been admitted to a hospital after suffering from respiratory problems.

Three killed in clashes at Karachi airport during PIA staff protest, several flights disrupted
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Three killed in clashes at Karachi airport during PIA staff protest, several flights disrupted

At least three persons were shot dead and 12 others injured during clashes between security forces and staff of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) protesting at Karachi's international airport

Pakistan International Airlines halts operations after two staffers die in standoff with police
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Pakistan International Airlines halts operations after two staffers die in standoff with police

The employees of Pakistan International Airlines are opposing the airlines' privatisation.

One arrested after Hindu Sena activists vandalise Pakistan International Airline's office in Delhi
India

One arrested after Hindu Sena activists vandalise Pakistan International Airline's office in Delhi

Members of a right-wing group allegedly vandalised the office of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Thursday near Barakhamba Road.

Pakistan national carrier PIA buys 6 flats in Delhi without getting RBI clearance
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Pakistan national carrier PIA buys 6 flats in Delhi without getting RBI clearance

The case relates to acquisition of six flats and a car parking space in New Delhi by Pakistan International Airlines.