Pakistan International Airlines commonly known as PIA or Pakistan International is the national flag carrier airline of Pakistan. Its main hub is Karachi while Lahore and Islamabad/Rawalpindi are secondary hubs.PIA has a history of milestones in aviation, such as being the second Asian airline to operate a jet aircraft and Boeing 737 aircraft.. Furthermore, PIA is the launch customer of Boeing 777-200LR model. PIA is going through a procedure of privatization to shift management from government to private sector. Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PIAC) converted into a new entity called Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited (PIACL) through a presidential ordinance.
It is Pakistan's largest airline with a fleet of more than 43 airplanes and at with a lot more on order,
The average fleet age of 12.4 years for the carrier’s. PIA's fleets of modern aircraft are spacious, comfortable, and designed to get you to your destination safely. PIA operates a range of advanced aircraft, ranging from the world's preferred Boeing 777 airplane to the super-quiet Airbus A-320.
Majority of the carriers are Airbuses & Boeings. 11 flights out of the fleet are the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR.
PIA Airlines connects passengers to many destinations in the Middle East including Sharjah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Bahrain, Doha, Kuwait, Zahedan, Madina, Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam..PIA serves 30 domestic and more than 40 international destinations in 28 countries across Asia, Europe and North America from its home bases of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Dubai is a major focus city for the airline with flights to Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar and Quetta on the domestic front.
The in-flight meals on board this carrier are sure to make you a happy traveler, with a range of choices for every meal, be it breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks. There are also special meals offered for dietary restrictions to suit the requirement of passengers. The in-flight entertainment on your personal TV screens includes a variety of choices for all ages, and passengers are sure to find something that suits their interest.