Pakistan Air Line Pilots' Association
Pakistan Air Line Pilots Association (PALPA) is a professional body representing the permanently employed pilots in the National Airline. It was formed in 1954 and is the member of International Federation of Air Line Pilots Association (IFALPA) and ITF. PALPA is an important member of these world bodies and our pilots have been significant members of these renowned world bodies.
Covid-19: China stops PIA flights for three weeks
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has halted flights to China in the wake of the second wave of coronavirus in China. The flights were cancelled after 10 Pakistani passengers tested positive for Covid-19, a PIA spokesman...
Root cause of failure
ACCIDENTS of all sorts frequently occur in the country. Accidents or failures should be a learning opportunity. This is done by investigating or finding the reasons for failure, which is also called root cause failure analysis. Root cause failure...
Restructuring the white elephant
PIA was created and funded by the state to provide affordable, reliable and safe air transportation to the public who pay to travel. While there is no doubt that PIA employees would be inconvenienced by the long-overdue shifting of operational and...
SCCI-PIA agreement to facilitate business community
PESHAWAR: The Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and a team of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Peshawar on Thursday agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate the business community. The agreement will be...
The shifting of the PIA headquarters
The PTI regime has finally decided to shift the PIA Headquarters from the mega city of Karachi to Islamabad. This measure was in the pipeline for some time. The federal government may have some compelling reasons for its decision but the people of...
CAA divided into three divisions
RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) has been divided into three divisions: regulatory, airport & operations and support functions to make the organisation more robust to ensure safe and secure civil aviation affairs in the...
Privatization to be accelerated
EDITORIAL: Cabinet Committee on Privatization (CCoP) under the chairmanship of the federal finance minister Dr Hafeez Sheikh directed the Privatization Commission (PC) to accelerate the privatization/management contracts of all entities and present...

Executive Committee
Principal Office Bearers


Capt. Chaudhry Salman Riaz

Vice President

Capt. Bijarani

General Secretary

Capt. Narejo

Joint Secretary-I

Capt. Qasim Qadir

Joint Secretary-II

Capt. Humayun Malik

Joint Secretary-III

FO Mudassar Mushtaq

COVID-19 Resources

The information provided on this page includes IFALPA publications and links to international guidance and best practices.


A busy airport

This refers to the letter ‘The fall of PIA’ (Jan 4) by G Zaman. The shifting of PIA’s head office from Karachi to Islamabad is being justified with...

read more
Get In Touch

To get more information on our work and services or If you have any questions, please feel free to ask, we would be happy to attend to you.


(+9221) 3586-8860, 3582-4037, 9925-1128


ST-31, Block-5,
Kehkashan, Clifton,
Karachi – 75600