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PIA and Sabre Ink Renewal Agreements

Business, English
Karachi, January 10, 2023 (PPI-OT):Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, recently announced the extension of two agreements with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The national carrier of Pakistan has renewed its multi-year content distribution agreement with Sabre and the two companies have also agreed to continue their strategic joint venture partnership in the Pakistani market. The carrier and Sabre have had a successful GDS joint venture in Pakistan since 2004. The extension of the content distribution agreement means that PIA will continue to have full access to Sabre’s extensive global seller network. PIA will also continue to work with Sabre in a joint venture which allows the airline to better market...

PIA announces it will uplift all the humanitarian relief goods on free of cost basis in coordination with National Disaster Management Authority 

English, General, Official News
Karachi, August 28, 2022 (PPI-OT):In order to plays its part in the national level relief efforts undertaken for the flood affectees in Sindh and Balochistan, PIA announced that it will uplift all the humanitarian relief goods on free of cost basis in coordination with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). CEO PIA has passed on relevant instructions to its Cargo Division’s team for immediate compliance and has nominated focal persons at Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad airport’s Cargo Offices for the coordination and uplift of relief goods. PIA spokesperson said that PIA has finalized all arrangements for Uplift of relief goods. Initially, PIA will only accept Relief goods from NDMA representatives and will deliver the relief goods to the designated NDMA officials only. PIA as th...

PIA: (PIA cancels its flights to Saudi Arabia)

Islamabad
ISLAMABAD:Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), consequent to Saudi government's decision of a week-long suspension of all international flights, has announced to cancel its flights scheduled for today to different destinations in Saudi Arabia.   According to reports, talking to media in Karachi, PIA spokesman, Abdullah Khan said it is due to resurgence of COVID-19, that flights are being stopped and duration of this suspension may be further extended.   He said national flag carrier decided to cancel its flight Nos. PK-9739 and PK-9760 from Multan and Lahore to Jeddah. Moreover, those on routes Lahore-Jeddah-Lahore, Islamabad-Dammam-Islamabad, Lahore-Dammam-Lahore and Karachi-Medina-Karachi have also been cancelled.   He said flights from Lahore to Medina...

PIA cancels ATR aircraft acquired on expensive Lease arrangement

English, General, Official News
Karachi, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): PIA cancels ATR aircraft acquired on expensive Lease arrangement. PIA spokesman said on Saturday. PIA ATR-72 aircraft were high on operational cost and expected Market value resultantly making the flight operations non profitable. These aircraft were acquired on lease in the year 2015 and were higher than the present market price but due to the long-term agreement enforced, PIA was unable to return them earlier. On the instructions of CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik, PIA management reviewed the lease agreement thoroughly and benefited from a clause in the lease agreement during Covid flights suspension. The first ATR-72 aircraft returned having registration number APBKY departed from Karachi for Johannesburg, South Africa. while 03 other ATR72 will als...

PIA has always played it’s role as a National Flag carrier and committed to provide services to Pakistanis across the Globe

English, General, Official News
Karachi, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): PIA has always played it’s role as a National Flag carrier and committed to provide services to Pakistanis across the Globe. PIA has arranged transportation of Pakistanis on short notice from Bangkok. PIA spokesman said on Friday. PIA operated flight PK 895 from Bangkok is bringing back nearly 50 Pakistanis who were deported from Bangkok either due to over stay or Visa expiration. The flight PK 895 is expected to arrive at Islamabad at 7:20 pm Friday evening. PIA spokesman concluded. For more information, contact: General Manager Public Affairs Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) PIA Head Office Airport Karachi Tel: +92-21-99043823 Fax: +92-21-34572225, +92-21-34570419 Cell: +92-322-7420707 Website: www.piac.com.pk

PIA announces Voluntary Separation Scheme

English, General, Official News
Karachi, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): PIA has announced the Voluntary separation scheme for employees of the airline, the option to apply will end on 22 December. PIA spokesman said on Monday. The VSS package has been made for employees in two categories that is over 18 years of service and below 18 years of service. The package compensation includes accumulated leaves, gratuity, Provident fund, Lump sum Medical and Pension up to the age of 65 years. Different basic pay formula has been devised as per salary break-up and service years of employees including pilots and engineers. Interested Employees will apply for VSS by submitting the VSS application form given separately along-with signed VSS package report to the concerned VSS coordinators assigned at facilitation desks established at ea...