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Pakistan International Airlines

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
PK
PIA
214
Pakistan

Pakistan International Airways Boeing 777-300
Pakistan International Airlines
PIA Head Office
Old Airport Terminal 1
Karachi 75200
PAKISTAN

Tel.: +92 21 457 2011
Fax: +92 21 457 2225
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.piac.aero

Owner: Government of Pakistan (82.85%); PIA Empl;oyees Trust (9%); individual shareholders (3.06%); others (5.09%)
Employees: 21,500
Base: Karachi (KHI)
Hubs: Lahore (LHE); Islamabad (ISB)
Start of ops: May 1954
Alliances: China Southern, Thai Airways International, Turkish Airlines
Executives:
  • 4 x Boeing 747-300
  • 6 x Boeing 777-200
  • 3 x Boeing 777-300 (+5 planned)
  • 10 x Airbus A310-200 (+2 planned)
  • 3 x Boeing 737-300
  • 6 x ATR-42
Chairman:
Deputy Managing Director:
Managing Director:
CFO:
Marketing Director:
Ahmad Mukhtar
Salim Sayani
Nadeem Yousafzai
Waqar Ahmed Siddiqui
Khurran Mushtaq

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
PIA Pakistan International Airlines
PK
PIA
Pakistan Karachi 1951-
Formed by government, starting trading as PIA in 1954. Absorbed Orient Airways in 1955. 5%+ expected to be privatized in 2004. Expected to be partially acquired by two Canada-based Pakistani nationals (Khalid Sehbai and Pervaiz Ali Khan) in 2004. Listed on EU watch list 10/06 and all aircraft except 777s banned from ops into EU effective 5/3/07 (selected 747-200/300 and A310 added 4/7/07 as permitted aircraft); EU ban lifted 28/10/07. Partial (51%) take-over by Qatar AW turned down by Pakistani government in 4/07.

Accidents and Incidents:
Date
Aircraft Type
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
Boeing 777-340ER
AP-BID
London-Stansted Airport (STN) UK
0
Hijacked
Boeing 737-33A
AP-BEH
Muscat-Seeb Airport (MCT) Oman
0
Substantial
ATR-42-500
AP-BHJ
Lahore Airport (LHE) Pakistan
0
w/o
ATR-42-500
AP-BHO
Lahore Airport (LHE) Pakistan
0
Substantial
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
AP-BAL
2 km NE of Multan Airport (MUX) Pakistan
45
w/o
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
AP-AUR
Chitral Airport (CJL) Pakistan
0
w/o
Airbus A300B4-203
AP-BBA
Jeddah International Airport (JED) Saudi Arabia
0
w/o
Airbus A300B4-203
AP-BCJ
Dubai Airport (DXB) UAE
0
w/o
Boeing 747
?
Dubai UAE
0
Hijacked
Fokker F-27 Friendship
?
Hyderabad Airport India
0
Hijacked
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-ALN Dera Ismail ... Pakistan
0
w/o
Airbus A300B4-203 AP-BCP near Kathmandu-Tr... Nepal
167
w/o
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-BBF Bunji Pakistan
54
w/o
12 Mar 1988
Airbus A300   ? Pakistan
1
Hijacked
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 AP-AUX near Peshawar Air... Pakistan
13
w/o
04 Feb 1986
Boeing 747-282B AP-AYW Islamabad In... Pakistan
0
substantial
15 Sep 1985
DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 AP-BCH Islamabad In... Pakistan
0
substantial
05 Jun 1981
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 AP-AXF Gilgit Airpo... Pakistan
0
w/o
02 Mar 1981
Boeing 720-030B AP-AZP Kabul, Damascus Syria
1
Hijacked
03 Feb 1981
DC-10-30 AP-AXE Karachi Inte... Pakistan
0
w/o
08 Jan 1981
Boeing 720-047B AP-AXK Karachi Inte... Pakistan
0
w/o
Boeing 707-340C AP-AWZ near Taif Saudi Arabia
156
w/o
16 Dec 1978
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-ATO Karachi Pakistan
1
w/o
02 Mar 1978
Boeing 747-282B   Islamabad Pakistan
0
Hijacked
20 Jan 1978
Fokker F-27 Friendship   Karachi Pakistan
0
Hijacked
05 July 1975
Boeing 707-373C AP-AWV Rawalpindi Pakistan
0
substantial
28 May 1973
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-AUW Lyallpur Pakistan
0
w/o
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 AP-AUS near Maidan Pakistan
26
w/o
15 Dec 1971
Boeing 707-340C AP-AVZ Urumqi Airpo... China
0
w/o
12 Dec 1971
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-ALX near Iranian... Pakistan
4
w/o
05 Dec 1971
DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 AP-AWH Dhaka-Tejgao... Pakistan
0
w/o
02 Dec 1971
Boeing 720   Paris-Orly A... France
0
Hijacked
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-AUV near Shamshernaga... Bangladesh
7
w/o
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-ALM near Rawalpindi Pakistan
30
w/o
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-ATT near Patian Pakistan
4
w/o
Boeing 720-040B AP-AMH near Cairo Intern... Egypt
121
w/o
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3) AP-AAH near Lowery Pass Pakistan
22
w/o
25 Jun 1964
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 AP-ALO Dhaka-Tejgao... Bangladesh
0
w/o
22 Mar 1961
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3) AP-AAC Paksi Pakistan
w/o
29 Jan 1960
Douglas R4D-1 (DC-3) AP-ABC Nagpur India
0
substantial
Vickers 815 Viscount AP-AJE Karachi Inte... Pakistan
2
w/o
18 May 1959
Vickers 815 Viscount AP-AJC Islamabad In... Pakistam
0
w/o
Convair CV-240-7 AP-AEH Delhi-Palam ... India
21+ 2
w/o
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3) AP-AJS near Charlakhi Is... Bangladesh
24
w/o
25 Dec 1956
Convair CV-240-5 AP-AHO Bombay India
0
substantial
Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3) AP-ACZ Lash Golath Mt. Pakistan
3
w/o