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Thu, 28 May 2015 01:45:30 GMT

Geo News, Pakistan

Three convicted hijackers executed, four others hanged in various jails
Geo News, Pakistan
The three men had hijacked Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight 544 enroute from Turbat to Karachi, just four days before Pakistan's nuclear tests in May 1998. However, the Pakistan Army as well as law enforcement agencies thwarted the hijackers' ...

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Thu, 28 May 2015 01:45:20 GMT

The News International

Three convicted hijackers executed, four others hanged in various jails
The News International
The three men had hijacked Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight 544 enroute from Turbat to Karachi, just four days before Pakistan's nuclear tests in May 1998. However, the Pakistan Army as well as law enforcement agencies thwarted the hijackers' ...

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Wed, 27 May 2015 17:22:31 GMT

The Express Tribune

Two convicted plane hijackers due to be hanged in Hyderabad on Thursday
The Express Tribune
The men had been convicted of hijacking a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Fokker F27 plane PK-554, carrying 33 passengers and five crew members from Gwadar to Karachi. The hijackers wanted to land the plane in the Indian city of Bhuj but the pilot ...

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Wed, 27 May 2015 16:26:41 GMT

DunyaNews Pakistan

ARY News apologises over remarks on Shujaat Azeem
DunyaNews Pakistan
According to a statement issued by ARY News on February 19, 2015 in Khara Sach hosted by an anchor, it was alleged that Aviation Advisor Shujaat Azeem had sold an aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines' aircraft to his daughter's company.

Wed, 27 May 2015 11:55:38 GMT

Hainan Airlines denies plans to acquire PIA Pakistan stake
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Pakistan's Minister of State for Privatization, Mohammad Zubair, said last year that PIA's core business would be sold off with government to retain control of ancillary operations such as ground handling and hotels, under a holding company. The state will then ...

Wed, 27 May 2015 08:18:16 GMT

Chinese start-up Duocai Guizhou Airlines eyes EMB-190s
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Duocai Guizhou Airlines (Guiyang) is a Chinese start-up planning to operate scheduled domestic passenger flights out of its Guiyang hub using a fleet of EMB-190 aircraft. It is currently undergoing certification with the Civil Aviation Administration of China ...

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Wed, 27 May 2015 02:15:23 GMT

US Ex-Im and ICIEC provide loan for refurbishing PIA aircraft engines
TXF: Trade and Export Finance news
(GE) for Pakistan International Airlines PIA). The financing will go towards the engine overhauls at GE Aviation's facility in Cardiff, Wales, over the next four years. This is the US Ex-Im's largest financing in Pakistan since 2006. “Today, GE and its joint-venture ...

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Tue, 26 May 2015 23:45:20 GMT

US Ex-Im and ICIEC provide loan for refurnishing PIA aircraft engines
TXF: Trade and Export Finance news
(GE) for Pakistan International Airlines PIA). The financing will go towards the engine overhauls at GE Aviation's facility in Cardiff, Wales, over the next four years. This is the US Ex-Im's largest financing in Pakistan since 2006. “Today, GE and its joint-venture ...

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Sat, 23 May 2015 19:12:34 GMT

WTSP 10 News

Flight attendant gets five years for smuggling passports in underwear
WTSP 10 News
Border Force staff also found 13 driving licences which Cheema - a senior steward with Pakistan International Airlines - had concealed in pockets and compartments sewn into the pants. See PA story COURTS Underpants. Photo credit should read: West ...

Sat, 23 May 2015 16:44:18 GMT

Pakistan Today

PIA pilots' protest enters third day
Pakistan Today
On the other hand, the organisation of Pakistan Airlines Pilots' Association (PALPA) has stated that the protest will continue till the clearance of out-station allowance and it also discouraged the additional duty. It stated that many pilots worried over ...

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