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Parliament passes bill to make PIA public limited company

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: The  Joint session of the Parliament on Monday has passed a bill to make Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)  into public limited company. Advertisements   Finance Minister Ishaq Dar told Parliament that after consultations with the opposition the bill on PIA has been moved. Minister also cleared that all the actions against …

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PIA employees call off strike, resume operations countrywide

KARACHI: The joint action committee (JAC) of the protesting employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Tuesday to call off the strike and asked workers to resume flight operation across the country. Holding a press talk, JAC chairman Sohail Baloch announced the decision to end the strike and asked the …

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PTI Karachi: Imran Khan asks for dialogue with PIA protesters

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehree-e-Inshaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan asked Prime MInster Nawaz Sharif to hold dialogue with protesting employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). PTI had announced nationwide protest few days back, the first venue was Karachi, after landing in the city, PTI chairman went to PIA protesting employees to show …

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PM Nawaz affirms Protesting PIA workers will be expelled

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday affirmed that protesting Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) workers will be expelled. PM also lauded those employees who was not the part of strike. Premier was talking to the media on his visit at Sahiwal Coal fired power plant, said that, PIA is bearing …

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PTI chairman Imran Khan announces nationwide protest from 6 Feb

ISLAMBAD: Paksitan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday announced nationwide protest from 6 February. In series of tweets, Imran Khan criticized Nawaz Sharif government policies, said that his party will not allow economic oppression of public. 5. We will not allow wholesale economic oppression of the ppl & will …

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LEAs tired to disperse protesting PIA workers in Karachi, few critically injured

Karachi: In attempt to disperse protesting Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) workers at Jinnah Terminal (Karachi) on Tuesday LEAs used rubber bullets, baton charging, tear gas and water cannons, as result a protester died and few are critically injured. According to SAMAA Tv, two PIA workers are dead and eight severely …

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Govt approves Essential Services Maintenance Act for PIA

ISLAMABAD: Federal Government on Monday approved Essential Services Maintenance Act 1952 for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for the time of six months. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif signed the to approve the act. Talking to media, after the provocation of act, Information minister Pervaiz Rashid said “Any employee taking part in …

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PIA privatisation delayed for six months

ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday delayed the privatisation of the state owned Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for six months and asked the protesting employees to end their strike. Addressing to media, Chairman Senate Special Committee on Performance of PIA Mushahidullah Khan said that Government is not privatising PIA and also …

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Hindu Sena chief arrested for storming PIA office in Dehli

KARACHI: Hindu Sena chief Vishnu Gupta was arrested on Friday by police in connection with Yesterday’s storming of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) office in New Dehli, Times of India reported. Vishnu Gupta,31, head of right-wing Hindu party, openly claimed that he ordered to storm the PIA office, earlier, he …

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FIA detains PIA air hostess, husband for human smuggling

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday arrested reportedly human smuggler who was making attempt to flee out of country at Benazir Bhutto International Airport. Suspect Atheshamul Haq, Mardan resident is a ” notorious human smuggler, FIA, said in a statement after the arrest. The suspect, who is married to …

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PIA converted into a limited company as president promulgates

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) said govt is about to privatize the company as PIA unions representatives were invited for talks, the company’s yearly lose increasing and govt denies another bailout package. The chairman of country’s leading Airline Company Naseer N Jaffery said Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PIAC) …

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PIA officials dancing in cockpit has gone viral [Video]

[Satire] “Great people to fly with”, yeah, this is the company slogan of national flag carrier airline of Pakistan. You would have always been searching for the greatness of the Pakistan International Airways officials, but you wouldn’t have observed it before you have become the ‘victim’ of it. But you …

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PILDAT report over PIA performance during 2013-2015, advised not to privatised PIA

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) has released a report over performance analysis of Pakistan International Airlines during 2013-15. PILDAT also advised the government not to privatised the national-flag carrier, instead made it autonomous and eliminate the political interference. The report is complied by the Ms. Nargis …

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PIA slashes ticket price for some of its international destinations

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has cut down its fares for its several international destinations. As per sources, PIA has announced a decrease by 30 % in the fare of business class whereas a decrease by 20 % in the fare economy class tickets. The destinations for which the fares …

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