It was the case (not sure if still the case) that the USA wouldn't let PIA fly direct from Pakistan to the USA as they considered it to be too much of a security risk - instead the USA insisted that the plane land somewhere beforehand (Manchester), everyone be rescreened at an airport which the USA...Jump to post
AirlineCritic wrote:What do you mean? Cockpit failures are the most common accident cause. Or did you mean cockpit failure in otherwise entirely unimpeded situation (no weather, no fuel shortage, no equipment failures)?
exfss wrote:Finally, the way I see it, is , pilot ego kill again...
Is the wreckage being stored anywhere for further analysis in case the FDR/CVR /QAR files are corrupted? Wreckage is stored at the hangar of recently bankrupted Airline. Shaheen Air. Chances are almost zero that CVR and FDR files are corrupted, and both of the devices are in very good shape. Also, ...Jump to post
Is this surprising considering this country is the same one that harbored the 2000's most wanted person?
So far 2 survivors are getting reported to be taken to hospital and 1 declared badly injured but will survive. I don't think these survivors where passengers, if you look at the pictures I think we can presume no one survived. Two survivors are for sure passengers. Passenger List here: [List shows ...Jump to post
Air Canada is laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants as the country's largest airline cuts routes amid plunging demand. The layoffs will take effect by April and affect roughly 60% of flight attendants. Air Canada says it will suspend most of its international and U.S. flights by March 31.Jump to post
As Airlines are asking and encouraging employees to take paid or unpaid leaves all over the world as Industry is in difficult time. This thread will keep track of paid/ unpaid leaves and lay offs during this difficult time. To begin with: 1) Emirates asks pilots to take unpaid leave. 2) Qatar Airway...Jump to post
It would be interesting to see how the forward booking looks like after new year season. As travel alert is in place.
https://in.usembassy.gov/travel-alert-f ... es-121319/
Pakistan International expands Toronto flights from Dec 2019 By Jim Liu Posted1 October 2019 02:00 Share this article Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Pakistan International Airlines in winter 2019/20 season is increasing Karachi – Toronto service, as the airline schedules 2nd weekly flight from 04DEC19. T...Jump to post
https://mediacentre.britishairways.com/pressrelease/details/86/2018-247/10422 It's been four months now that BA is operating flights from London Heathrow, LHR to ISB Pakistan. After many years BA return to Pakistan. Any idea how this flight is doing and the load factor looks like? Curious to know. ...Jump to post
This is my optimistic forecast for how a 3 weekly B772LR operated ISB-JFK-ISB service would perform financially for PIA: 72% SF Annual operating cash loss of US$ -7.3 million Annual Net Loss of US$ -25.2 million Keep in mind, I am being optimistic by including 49 pax from KHI + 85 from LHE on each ...Jump to post
Some pictures of captured Indian pilot and Aircraft wreckage.
http://www.historyofpia.com/forums/view ... af29f9da88
That's what I was wondering, too. If they claimed to have a degree in something unrelated to flying just to make their resume look better, but their flight school training is valid then that's one thing. But if they lied about their actual flight training, that's a much bigger deal. Flying credenti...Jump to post
This happens everywhere. Why is anyone surprised? Everywhere? Where is everywhere? The article said that 24 pilots out of 319 that have been vetted so far of the total seniority list of 451, have fake degrees. 24 of 319 = 7.5% Company-wide, the number was (24+67) of 1,972 employees. 91 of 1,972 = 4...Jump to post
Just to clarify, by "degrees" - what do they mean? Their flight school training? If that's the case, it is truly shocking. That's what I was wondering, too. If they claimed to have a degree in something unrelated to flying just to make their resume look better, but their flight school tra...Jump to post
As flight AI 462 from Amritsar to Delhi climbed after take off on Thursday the aircraft encountered "severe turbulence," causing the inner layer of a passenger's window to come loose a spokesperson told Newsweek. The turbulence lasted approximately 15 minutes while 236 passengers were onbo...Jump to post
Was it a massive blow to Pakistan's reputation to have their military sheltering Osama Bin-Laden whilst taking billions of dollars of US aid? Different culture, different mindset, different morals. So is it just Pakistan the only country world that has a history in geo politics? Grow up keep the to...Jump to post
SelseyBill wrote:Ammad wrote:Most likely after inauguration of New Islamabad Airport.
Interesting question for me is what they will use ?
Well within range of their new A321NEO.
Most likely after inauguration of New Islamabad Airport.Jump to post
Any chance for DOH - SFO?Jump to post
Very bad attitude. - Should not be like this.Jump to post
According to the Hindustan Times, the Iranian woman had managed to unlock her partner's smartphone by pressing it against his hand while he slept The Qatar Airways flight they were travelling on was forced to make an emergency landing in India after she started to repeatedly hit her husband followin...Jump to post
PIA is suspending US operations. And today i.e. 28th October-17 PK712 will be the last flight.
Officially no FDR and CVR data is out yet. Wondering usually how long investigation took?Jump to post
"The panic was escalated because of the behavior of the staff, who were screaming and looked tearful and shocked," Passengers aboard an AirAsia flight from Perth to Bali Sunday have criticized the flight crew for allegedly screaming when the plane rapidly descended 20,000 feet, following a...Jump to post
Multiple airlines around the world own hotels, or have a share, they house there crew there. That would make sense then, housing the crew else where. I am not saying Air Blue will start that, but you didn't understand what I wrote above. Some flights are flown by force, by politicians. The new PM d...Jump to post
China Airlines going 4 weekly to daily for Karachi and Islamabad to Beijing. Triangular route. PIA owns a hotel in NYC, the crew usually stays there. I wonder if PIA will sell that hotel. Unfortunately some routes are flown cause of the politicians demand it. The new PM use to manage Air Blue, I wo...Jump to post
It's official now: According to DAWN News channel: PIA is ending New York flights from January 1, 2018. Initially, the airline's twice-a-week flights operated every Wednesday and Saturday for New York will be reduced to once-a-week flight from October 17, 2017. The once-a-week service will be operat...Jump to post
https://twitter.com/aftabgilani73?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fs9e.github.io%2Fiframe%2Ftwitter.min.html%23914122286004924416 this guy has pics of New Islamabad airport, and renovated Faisalabad, Quetta, and Peshawar airport. The new Islamabad Airport/Terminal looks great!! :thumbs...Jump to post
Karachi: 02 October 2017: PIA technical team apologises to their valued customer for the inconvenience caused on London to Lahore flight PK-758 on 30th September wherein instead of public address system PIA Cabin Crew used the alternative system of boom mike for safety demonstration announcement in ...Jump to post
Iran is strange. Indians don't even need a visa to travel there yet Pakistanis can't even transfer there without a visa. Actually how many indians would overstay in Iran - almost none. How many Pakistanis might...I think that is more plausible. Also don't Iran and Pakistan have Shia Sunni tensions?...Jump to post
Iran's Kish Air launched once weekly service to Islamabad last week.from Tehran an A321 was used, aviationiran source, in July Mahan resumed Lahore. These Iranian carriers, always on and off. I wonder if Pakistani need visa to transit in Iran? According to my aunt and uncle, Pakistanis need visa to...Jump to post
The news story is totally baseless, according to PIA press release: No UK Hotel Has Ever Refused PIA Hotel Accomodation KARACHI, 25 SEPTEMBER, 2017: PIA spokesman has strongly denied a news story appearing in a section of Media that a hotel in UK has denied accommodation to PIA on any pretext. This ...Jump to post
The news within AA is that a daily direct flight to ISB will be announced in the last week of November. Really? I can expect BA returning to ISB, but touching down AA is difficult to believe. Maybe he meant BA, I meant to say I think PIA signed something with AA at JFK on regarding transferring PAX...Jump to post
BrooklyBOMgal wrote:LH658 wrote:I think AA has something signed with PK, Don't quote me though.
The news within AA is that a daily direct flight to ISB will be announced in the last week of November.
Wonderful analysis LH658;
Between after many years PIA resume service to Bangkok.
PIA is operating 4X weekly to YYZ and just twice weekly to JFK. JFK is loss making route for PIA. For N.A. Best thing PIA could do is to extensive code share with TK and start daily flight one each from KHI, ISB, and LHE to IST with onward connection via TK metal.Jump to post
How is TK doing in Pakistan? They are deploying a332 to isb,khi, lhe on a daily basis TK is really doing good. It is the only "Kind-of" European carrier having service in Pakistan. Fare and service to N.America is great and most of the time flight to and from Istanbul to Karachi is pretty...Jump to post
Ok, some thing positive now,
http://pkaviation.com/2017/07/27/pia-ge ... nes-today/
PIA received pretty new ex-Air Austral B-77W two months ago and is doing good for them.