Aircraft manufacturers are hit by the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation industry. The number of global commercial aircraft orders was zero during the month of September.
The US Department of Transportation had in April granted PIA permission to operate 12 direct flights to the US to repatriate people stranded by the coronavirus pandemic.
Flights to the following cities will be available for booking on emirates.com or via travel agents: Bahrain, Manchester, Zurich, Vienna, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, New York JFK, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Perth and Brisbane.
PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez Khan said the management has now written to the Civil Aviation Authority to urgently provide the list of other licences found to be dubious and all of them will be indefinitely grounded pending inquiries against them.
Airlines in 10 countries had demanded proof of valid flying licences for their Pakistani pilots after it emerged about a third of Pakistan International Airlines aviators were holding "bogus or suspicious" licences. In all, the foreign airlines asked for proof of 176 Pakistani pilot licences.
In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Law No. (11) of 2020 on Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA).
Germany's ambassador and the country's transport minister have invited him for meetings. A lover of math and science, the student has flown as a trainee three times on a Cessna 172.
Pakistan government has released funds amounting to Rs548.89 million during first five months of the current fiscal year to execute 15 aviation sector projects under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP 2020-21) against the total allocation
London’s connectivity has fallen by two-thirds. It is now in eighth place — behind no fewer than five Chinese cities and two US hubs.
Adel Al Ali, said, "Winning the Low-Cost Airline of the Year award in arguably the most challenging year for the aviation industry reiterates the hard work done by the team this year and is a testament to the strength of the low-cost business model in the region."