Category: Aviation


January 16, 2017 |

A three-day anti-polio campaign underway in Sindh, FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and six districts of Punjab.

More than six point six million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal …

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PIA launches new in-flight entertainment system

January 13, 2017 | Aviation

Karachi, January 13, 2017 (PPI-OT): Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started providing intranet facility on few of its prime domestic flights from today. The system will allow passengers to access this entertainment content using their own cellphones, tablets and laptops.…

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Human Rights Defenders Asset Freezes in Egypt

January 11, 2017 | Aviation, General

The United States is troubled by the decision by an Egyptian court after a judicial process to freeze the assets of additional human rights defenders, including Mozn Hassan of Nazra for Feminist Studies and Mohamed Zarea of the Arab Penal …

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Pakistan International Airlines’ statement regarding resignation of Director Customer Services

January 9, 2017 | Aviation

Karachi, January 09, 2017 (PPI-OT): Reference media queries regarding the resignation of PIA’s former Director Customer Services, Ms. Tabassum Qadir, it is clarified that she had submitted her resignation through email on January 5, which was duly accepted by CEO, …

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January 9, 2017 | Aviation, General

Minister for Railway Khawaja Saad Rafique has said Pakistan Railways is entering a new era of development.

Presiding over a high level meeting at the railways headquarters in Lahore on Monday, he advised all the officers and employees to be …

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Pakistan International Airlines crew saves life

January 8, 2017 | Aviation

Karachi, January 08, 2017 (PPI-OT): Onboard Pk-333 Multan-Karachi flight today a 70-year old passenger fell unconscious and stopped breathing. PIA cabin crew immediately responded to the situation, and with the help of a final year medical student, gave him CPR …

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Punjab CM assures to provide full cooperation to local governments

January 6, 2017 | Aviation, General

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has assured to provide full cooperation to the local governments in the province.

Talking to provincial ministers, parliamentarians and heads of local governments in Lahore on Friday, he hoped the newly elected public representatives will …

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Turkey expresses resentment to US for backing Syrian Kurds

January 3, 2017 | Aviation, Sports

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has criticised the Obama administration for backing Syrian Kurdish forces, which Turkey considers to be terrorists. He urged President-elect Donald Trump to put an end to this policy.

Addressing Parliament after Islamic State (IS) claimed …

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Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Vow Never to Return to Myanmar

January 1, 2017 | Aviation, General

Authorities in Dhaka have demanded that Myanmar repatriate tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who crossed the border to escape what they say is persecution, and are now living illegally in Bangladesh.

Myanmar says it will accept a small fraction …

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Pakistan International Airlines asks plane crash victims’ relatives to email details for identification of passengers’ bodies

December 13, 2016 | Aviation

Karachi, December 13, 2016 (PPI-OT): Relatives of victims of the tragic December 7 crash are requested to email any details of dental treatment, dental X-rays, colour of clothes or jewellery/ ornaments the deceased were wearing on their last flight, at …

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Statutory meeting of Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited held

December 13, 2016 | Aviation

Karachi, December 13, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Statutory meeting of PIACL was held at Karachi today. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Ghiasuddin Ahmed, Member PIACL Board of Directors and attended by airline’s shareholders. Acting CEO PIA, Mr. Bernd Hildenbrand …

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Quran Khwani arranges at Camp Pakistan International Airlines set up at PIMS, Islamabad

December 12, 2016 | Aviation

Karachi, December 12, 2016 (PPI-OT): Quran Khwani has been arranged at 11am today at the Camp PIA has set up at PIMS, Islamabad. PIA had set up this Camp on 8th December for coordination with relatives of the deceased, shortly …

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