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  Pakistan says old aircraft dangerous - Boston.com
Boeing and Fokker aircraft that form the backbone of Pakistan International Airlines' medium- and short-haul fleet are "overage and dangerous," a senior official warned, according to media reports Friday.
NEW YORK --Boeing and Fokker aircraft that form the backbone of Pakistan International Airlines' medium- and short-haul fleet are "overage and dangerous," a senior official warned, according to media reports Friday.
PIA operates a total of 42 aircraft, mainly long-range types such as the Boeing 777, 747 and Airbus A310, on its routes to the Middle East, Europe and North America.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2006/09/08/pakistan_says_old_aircraft_dangerous   (299 words)

  Pakistan International Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pakistan International Airlines (also known as PIA), is the national flag carrier of Pakistan and the National airline of the country operating passenger and cargo services around the world.
Its main hubs are Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and the Islamabad International Airport, Islamabad/Rawalpindi.
Pakistan International Airlines Flight Services Department was awarded the ISO 9001:2000 certification award during May 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pakistan_International_Airlines   (2696 words)

 PIA Pakistan International Airlines Reviews and PIA Pakistan International Passenger Opinions about PIA Pakistan ...
PIA used to be a good carrier on both international and domestic routes but for many years its services both on land and in the air are a disgrace.
PIA told me that it was the wrong version of 747 by which I had flow to Lahore implying that I should travel by the right version as if I have control over which aircraft I fly in.
PIA will take you between these cities in about 18 hours almost non-stop (only one stop of about an hour in Manchester, GB) There is no limit on baggage as long as it is cabin size and you can carry two bags up to 32 kg in the luggage hold.
www.airlinequality.com /Forum/pia.htm   (4464 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines - Home
PIA's interactive flight schedule facility empowers you to plan your travel.
PIA enables you to check whether seats are available on specific dates and flights
PIA has made it really easy for you to budget for your next trip.
www.piac.com.pk   (540 words)

 Read PIA Pakistan International Airlines Reviews and Passenger Opinions about PIA Pakistan International Airlines
PIA have been operating for nearly 60 years so they have had more than enough time to get it right, Virgin got it right in their first year, its as simple as that.
Otherwise PIA is value for money, they are mostly in time, food is not exceptional but okay and don't mind to stick to soft drinks, water, tea or coffee and do without any form of entertainment but for a recycled newspaper.
I flew on PIA from ISB to KHI on 14/09/03 on an A310.
www.airlinequality.com /Forum/pia-2.htm   (5088 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines
Pakistan International Airlines (also referred to as PIA), is the national flag carrier of Pakistan and the national airline operating passenger and cargo services around the world.
Pakistan International Airlines PIA can trace its beginnings to the days when Pakistan still was not a nation.
The government of Pakistan, realizing the operation was failing economically, asked the airline to merge into a new national airline that the government was planning.
www.hotelnepal.com /pakistan_airlines/index.php   (351 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines » Upgrade: Travel Better
But while the airline waits for a decision, they’ve been forced to lease out their spankin’ new planes to other airlines.
Passengers onboard Pakistan International Airlines flight 704 were grounded in Manchester, England, for 30 hours because pilots found a stray cat in the cockpit.
The pilot of the Pakistan International Airlines jet radioed ahead, and 14 people were arrested on suspicion of endangering the aircraft after landing at Manchester Airport.
www.upgradetravelbetter.com /category/pakistan-international-airlines   (785 words)

 Airlines of Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, due largely to the economic sanctions placed on Pakistan during the 1990s the industry growth eventually levelled off due to the increase in oil prices.
The Pakistan aviation industry was started up when Orient Airways merged with Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PIAC) to become the national flag carrier of Pakistan called Pakistan International Airlines or PIA for short.
PIA remained the only operator for many years after its creation, but soon private airlines arrived at the scene to compete with the national flag carrier.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Airlines_of_Pakistan   (267 words)

 Flights - South Asia - Pakistan International Airlines
Pakistan International Airlines (often abbreviated to PIA) is the National Airline of Pakistan based in Karachi.
PIA have new aircraft livery on their large fleet of aircraft where the tails have different patterns representing the four regions of Pakistan.
PIA has always been a pioneer of Air Travel in a global context and, if you’re panning to visit this fascinating country we urge you to try PIA as a unique way to start your journey.
www.alternativeairlines.com /aa/pakistaninternationalairlines.cfm   (230 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines: The National Airline Of Pakistan
Pakistan International Airlines was founded in 1946 under the name Orient Airways.
Pakistan Airways was initially founded in response to a dire need for an airline company that offered flights in and out of the nations of the middle east.
IF you are looking for cheap air line tickets to Pakistan or from Pakistan to the U.K or many other countries, you can look to Pakistan Airlines.
www.findbestairline.com /Asia-Airlines/Pakistan-International-Airlines.html   (376 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines
I have called PIA to the attention of a colleague who would like to take his family of 5 to Europe and cannot afford the high season fares on the majors.
Oh, I believe PIA is as satisfactory as just about any other airline; although keep in mind that the low fare is going to mean that you may not enjoy the same amenities as you would on United or British Airways.
PIA are currently operating twice a week from Chicago through Birmingham to Pakistan with an A310 (a long way for one of those).
www.flyertalk.com /forum/showthread.php?t=298557   (537 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines Union “People's Unity” Wins Case Against Musharraf Regime From ILO   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The International Labour Organization's governing body rejected the government measures of suspending trade unions and professional associations at Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)and stressed that the government of Pakistan that all facilities, rights and privileges should be immediately restored and that all declarations of the Geneva Convention should be observed.
The present military ruler General Musharaf suspended the trade union and associations in PIA immediately after the coup and banned trade union and association activities in the institution by passing the order 6/2001.
As a result, the PIA administration seized all the privileges which in the past were given to the trade union activist through the bilateral contracts.
www.ptudc.org /News/pakistan_international_airlines.html   (469 words)

 Fly Pakistan International Airlines - competitive, experienced, and exceeding expectations. - Millenium Travel Canada ...
Since 2004, mtci express has represented PIA and is pleased to offer our clients a competitive airline with a solid reputation.
PIA is a symbol of national pride for Pakistan and they put their best effort into making PIA the airline of choice for international and domestic markets alike.
PIA is the largest provider of ground handling related services in Pakistan.
www.mtci-travel.com /index.php?page=pakistan-international-airlines   (246 words)

 Getting To Know Pakistan International Airlines
Pakistan International Airlines is the national carrier of the country of Pakistan.
Pakistan may be run by the government, but they still manage to fly to quite a few places both nationally and internationally.
Pakistan International Airlines operates its main hubs in Jinnah and Allama Iqbal and focuses some of its concentrated flights from Islamabad and Peshawar in Pakistan.
www.globalairlineticket.com /Asia-Airlines/Pakistan-International-Airlines.html   (396 words)

 Global Economies: Pakistan
Pakistan International Airlines is continuing to expand its U.S. destinations.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the national airline created in 1946, provides convenient domestic routes to hop from one part of the country to another, as well as connecting routes to other regional destinations and direct routes to the U.S. and Europe.
Saeed, PIA’s route expansion, which has been underway since last year with new flights to New York, Chicago, and Houston, will continue in the near futureand is one of the priority items on the airline's restructuring agenda.
www.nytimes.com /ads/global/pakistan_banking_finance/six.html   (622 words)

 Cheap Airfare from/to Karachi - KHI, Pakistan
Pakistan International Airlines has 7 daily flights from Karachi to Islamabad, for a total of 1497 seats daily.
Pakistan International Airlines has 2 daily flights from Karachi to Peshawar, for a total of 368 seats daily.
Pakistan International Airlines has 2 daily flights from Karachi to Quetta, for a total of 368 seats daily.
www.farecompare.com /flights/Karachi-KHI/city.html   (754 words)

 158-A-1999 -- Scheduled international services -  Pakistan International Airlines Corporation
Under Licence No. 961035, Pakistan International is authorized to operate a scheduled international service between Pakistan and Canada in accordance with the Air Transport Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, signed on January 15, 1996, (hereinafter the Agreement).
The operation of the scheduled international service authorized herein shall be conducted subject to the provisions of the Agreement and to any applicable arrangements as may be agreed to between Canada and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
By Decision No. 96-A-1999 dated March 12, 1999, Pakistan International was authorized, while providing its services between Canada and Pakistan, to serve, inter alia, Shannon in the Republic of Ireland as an intermediate point from March 15, 1999 to April 30, 1999.
www.cta-otc.gc.ca /rulings-decisions/decisions/1999/A/158-A-1999_e.html   (380 words)

 Avicular Controls & Pakistan International Airlines - Thunderbird
Avicular Controls, a U.S. -based multinational, is trying to finalize a contract with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).
Although the company has a policy of not agreeing to receive payment for services in any currency other than the U.S. dollar, PIA is pressing for payment to be made in Pakistani rupees.
The business unit within Avicular, which is negotiating this contract, needs the deal to meet a number of business unit sales and strategic goals.
www.thunderbird.edu /about_thunderbird/case_series/2000/_00-0001.htm   (241 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | EU bans Pakistan airline flights
PIA said last week it strongly opposed the planned ban, which it did "not consider justifiable".
A PIA statement released after that meeting said it "strongly disagreed with the EU's proposed action and on the given facts does not consider it to be justifiable".
PIA took a large cut in its domestic and Middle Eastern revenues after the Pakistani government forced it to ground its outdated Fokker fleet.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/6418891.stm   (379 words)

 EU blacklists Pakistan International Airlines - Transportation - ArabianBusiness.com
The state-run airline was reportedly warned last year that most of its planes failed to meet international safety standards.
Pakistan International Airlines reacted by accusing the European Union of discrimination.
The airline, which was initially forced to cancel flights to cities such as London, Manchester and Rome, later attempted to resume normal services by leasing two planes for European operations.
www.arabianbusiness.com /10840   (358 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines Corporation -- Company History
PIA began flying to Kabul, Afghanistan and in 1964 became the first non-communist airline to fly to the People's Republic of China.
PIA was making profits, but was hampered by certain government mandates, such as artificially low domestic fares, high jet fuel taxes, and a ban on serving or selling alcoholic drinks.
PIA had lost international stature and was considered by some to be primarily an "ethnic carrier" devoted to ferrying expatriates home, rather than a competitive choice for tourists or business travelers.
www.fundinguniverse.com /company-histories/Pakistan-International-Airlines-Corporation-Company-History.html   (2394 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Company Profile | Company Information
Pakistan International Airlines took delivery on the third of eight new 777 commercial airplanes this week, according to Seattle-based Boeing Commercial Airplanes Group.
Pakistan International Airlines signed an agreement Thursday to buy eight new 777s from The Boeing Co. in a deal valued at $1.5 billion, Boeing said.
U.S. and Pakistani government officials joined executives from Pakistan International Airlines and the Boeing Co. in a signing ceremony Nov. 14 to formalize a definitive $1.5 billion agreement for PIA to purchase eight new Boeing 777 airplanes.
seattle.bizjournals.com /seattle/gen/company.html?gcode=F0F2D6A39EAE418AA61007353FA00BE1   (529 words)

 PIA Pakistan International Airlines
Pakistan International Airlines, is one of the largest airlines in Asia, it is on 16th rank.
PIA is the official airline of Pakistan government; its major bases are Quaid-e-Azam internatrional airport of Karachi, Islamabad international airport of Islamabad and Allama Iqbal international airport of Lahore.
In 1960, PIA entered the jet age by introducing Boeing 707, it was the only Asian airline that were providing services of jet aircrafts.
www.pakrishta.com /WebPages/SearchEngine/Page10/Key09PIA.htm   (175 words)

 Cricinfo - Pakistan International Airlines
Pakistan International Airlines v Karachi Harbour at Multan - Apr 5-8, 2006 scorecard
Pakistan International Airlines v Faisalabad at Lahore - Mar 30-Apr 2, 2006 scorecard
National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) were crowned champions of the 2005-06 Pentangular Cup Cricket Championship, after they defeated Karachi Harbour by an overwhelming margin of an innings and 181 runs on the third day of their four-day match at the Gaddafi Stadium...
www.icc-cricket.com /ausvrsa/content/team/3010.html   (278 words)

 Pakistan International Airlines leases seven A320s from Kuwait's Aviation Lease and Finance Co - India Airline News, ...
PIA also plans to replace A310 and B747 equipment to reduce its average fleet age even further.
The EU ban on PIA’s aircraft has recently eased after it was implemented in Mar-07, allowing the carrier to operate 11 of its 20 long-haul aircraft.
Pakistan International Airlines to commence direct flights from Leeds to Islamabad
indiaaviation.aero /news/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4387&Itemid=   (626 words)

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