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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:12:12 GMT

Turkish Airlines to start direct flights from Islamabad to Baku
Pakistan Observer
He said Turkish Airlines has already started daily flights for Islamabad and Lahore and now it was planning to connect Pakistan with Central Asia by launching twice a week flights from Islamabad to Baku. It shows the commitment of Turkish Airlines to ...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:12:12 GMT

Falling oil prices make PIA to gain profit
Pakistan Observer
Friday, August 28, 2015 - Karachi—Thanks to global fall of oil prices, PIA the national carrier earned an operating profit of Rs 2.8 billion for the first time in the last five years. This was stated by Nasser N.S. Jaffer, Chairman Pakisan ...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:46:36 GMT

The Express Tribune

Direct flights: Turkish Airlines to fly from Islamabad to Baku
The Express Tribune
He said the airline had already started daily flights to Islamabad and Lahore and now it was planning to connect Pakistan with Central Asia by launching flights from Islamabad to Baku twice a week.“With the start of daily flights from Turkey to Karachi ...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:38:40 GMT

The Express Tribune

PIA to lease seven new jets, expand fleet
The Express Tribune
Jaffer said PIA has approached the government, which is the majority shareholder, to restructure its balance sheet. “Fortunately, we have people on our board who have some suggestions on how to restructure the airline's debt of Rs295 billion.” About ...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:51:30 GMT

Pakistan Today

Turkish Airlines to start direct flights from Islamabad to Baku by end of Sept ...
Pakistan Today
He said with the start of daily flights from Turkey to Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore, Pakistani travelers now have the option to travel to 180 destinations throughout the world being covered by Turkish Airlines at competitive rates. He said according ...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:51:43 GMT

PALPA considering to launch strike
Pakistan Observer
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - Lahore—The Pakistan Airline Pilots' Association (PALPA) is seriously considering going on strike if the management of the national airline continues to implement its highly destructive plan of putting pilots on contract jobs.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:36:32 GMT

DAWN.com

PIA says the outsourcing is not tantamount to selling the airports.—Reuters/File
DAWN.com
KARACHI: Apropos a report published in Aug 22 issue of Dawn and captioned “Palpa criticises new aviation policy”, the PIA has clarified that the policy envisages outsourcing of only major airports of Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and Karachi to improve ...

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:08:49 GMT

PIA privatisation
The Express Tribune
KARACHI: This refers to a news item in this paper, “PIA still a manageable entity, says former MD” (August 25). There cannot be two opinions about what the former managing director has said. PIA, in the past, has been the pride of Pakistan and was ...

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:19:57 GMT

PALPA to go on strike, if pilots put on contract
The News International
President Pakistan Airline Pilots' Association said all efforts globally are being made to involve International Federation of Airline Pilots' Associations (IFALPA), whenever a decision regarding pilots is taken by any airline. “Similarly, airlines ...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:24:16 GMT

Clearing the air: PIA responds to PALPA's claims
The Express Tribune
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has dismissed the allegations of Pakistan Airline Pilots' Association (Palpa) as unfounded and baseless. The rejoinder comes after Palpa General Secretary and former airline employee Captain Sohail Ahmed said the ...

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