A Boeing 747 operated by Pakistan International Airlines has made an unscheduled landing at Stansted Airport. The plane was escorted by RAF fighter jets after reports of a disruptive passenger on board.
Etihad Airways and Pakistan International Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement which will provide travellers with enhanced connections between the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, and beyond. Etihad Airways will place its EY code on PIA flights between Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Abu Dhabi.
Gunmen have killed at least one passenger as a Pakistani Airlines plane came under attack as it landed at Peshawar Airport. A further two people were injured as flight PK756 came under attack earlier with 178 passengers on board.
Boeing and Pakistan International Airlines have announced a firm order for five 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes. Valued at nearly $1.5 billion at list prices, the order also includes purchase rights to Pakistan International Airlines for five additional 777-300ERs.
A Pakistan International Airlines aircraft that was bound to Britain from Pakistan was grounded after anonymous emails were received by authorities claiming bombs were onboard.