Tag: Pakistan International Airlines

Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42 Overruns Runway on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500, registration AP-BHP performing flight PK-605 from Islamabad to Gilgit (Pakistan) with 53 people on board, experienced runway excursion. The aircraft landed on Gilgit’s runway 25 but overran the end of the runway and subsequently skidded sidewards off the runway coming to a stop past the […]

Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 Experiences Engine Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777-300, performing Hajj flight from Lahore (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with 395 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Lahore when an engine failed prompting the crew to reject takeoff. The aircraft came to a stop with four blown of six left main tyres. A replacement Boeing […]

PIA Suspends Flights to Kuwait and Salalah

Reading Time: 1 minute Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its flights to Kuwait and Salalah, Oman, citing open skies policy and internal issues as reasons behind the decision. The national carrier also recently cut flights to New York in October last year due to more than $5bn in losses from March-end 2017, after Pakistan opened its aviation sector […]

Pakistan International Airlines Cancels U.S. Flights

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will end its service to the U.S., specifically to New York JFK airport, later this month after 55 years of history. The news was first reported by Gulf News late last week and PIA officially closed reservations for its New York JFK route on October 31, 2017. PIA currently operates 2 […]