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PIA To Suspend Birmingham?

Sat Oct 06, 2001 7:07 am

Another surprise from PIA after the mysterious suspension of Malaysia from their network http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/597268/ Confused

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RE: PIA To Suspend Birmingham?

Sat Oct 06, 2001 7:11 am

Every time I hear about PIA, I recall in the early '80's when CP Air (predecessor of Canadian AL) swapped their 4 742's to PIA for the 4 PIA DC-10-30's. Several CP employees at the time told me that the PIA DC-10-30's were in absolutely terrible shape...poorly maintained with rotten interiors. One of the -10's was in mx for months getting it up to 'Canadian' standard.

Won't catch me flying PIA ever.


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RE: PIA To Suspend Birmingham?

Sat Oct 06, 2001 7:19 pm

SO Confused
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RE: PIA To Suspend Birmingham?

Sat Oct 06, 2001 7:38 pm

Airmale

Are you speculating whether PIA are going to stop BHX, or are you questioning a rumour/statement you've heard to that effect ??

I hope PIA continue operating into BHX, as BHX has suffered significantly with their transatlantic schedules since Sept. 11th.

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RE: PIA To Suspend Birmingham?

Sat Oct 06, 2001 11:34 pm

Didnt you read the link? it tells you whats happening, though the information may be correct Im just wondering and want to confirm it as PIA have not mentioned anything here in the press Smile
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RE: PIA To Suspend Birmingham?

Sun Oct 07, 2001 12:24 am

Read the second post by A330-243 Smile
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RE: PIA To Suspend Birmingham?

Sun Oct 07, 2001 6:47 am

Ah, thanx  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Heard the 310 going thru Wallasey for BHX as we went the other way, about 2100 this evening.....seems very late !!!
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