PIA still flying low
The administration of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will finally begin making payments worth Rs9.6 billion to its employees under the Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS) from next week – at least that’s what it is saying – but only after delaying this matter long enough for it to be dragged into court as well. It turns out that the...
ICAO to conduct safety audit of CAA in July
RAWALPINDI: A team of the International Civil Avia­tion Organisation (ICAO) will visit Pakistan to conduct its universal safety oversight audit of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in July. Sources said the team would arrive on July 5 and conduct the safety audit till 15th. The ICAO, a specialised agency of the United Nations that works to...
PIA won’t ground its 12 Boeing 777
RAWALPINDI: Following Boeing company’s recommendation to suspend the use of 777 planes with Pratt & Whitney engines, the Pakistan Inter­national Airlines said it has 12 Boeing 777 planes in its fleet with General Electric engines which are considered to be the safest. PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said on Mon­day that the General Electric...
G-B region: PIA will enhance flight operations: CEO
ISLAMABAD: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Air Marshal Arshad Malik (retd) on Sunday agreed to enhance the flight operation and increase the facilities for business community and people of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region for promoting tourism and other sectors. According to a press release issued by FPCCI here,...
Experts’ team arrives today to devise viable model for PIA
RAWALPINDI: A delegation of foreign experts is arriving in Pakistan on Monday (today) on the invitation of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr Ishrat Hussain to work on a five-year corporate business plan for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The four-member team will stay in Pakistan for 12 days during...
PIA to start paying retiring employees by 24th
ISLAMABAD:The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees who opted for a voluntary separation scheme (VSS) will get their full and final payments by next Wednesday, the national flag carrier’s management assured a delegation of employees on Friday. The PIA in December last year unveiled its detailed restructuring plan under which the airline...
PIA workers seek CJP’s help as protest over VSS dues intensifies
KARACHI: A body of protesting employees of the Pakistan Inter­national Airlines (PIA) on Wednesday alleged that two former employees died of heart attack because they were under a lot of stress due to non-payment of their dues under the early retirement Voluntarily Separation Scheme (VSS) and appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) to...

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Annual General Body Meeting

ALL PALPA Members: -   The Annual General Body Meeting of the Pakistan Air Line Pilots’ Association shall be held on Friday the 19th February 2021...

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Info 17-1-2021

Dear Members, It is needless to elaborate the pivotal role of cockpit crew to ensure flight safety in the airline. However, this milestone can only...

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Info 16-12-2020

Dear Members,  Taking cognizance of the prevailing non conducive working conditions for the cockpit crew and prevalent unsafe culture, crew is...

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Info 28.11.2020

Dear Members:SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS:-In the prevailing circumstances, PALPA Executive Committee feels it a professional obligation to remind crew on...

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