Pakistan International Airline to start its services to the United States again

karachiwala

Chief Minister (5k+ posts)

PIA assured of help in resuming direct flights to US




KARACHI: US Consul General in Karachi JoAnne Wagner on Wednesday assured the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) of help in facilitating it a direct access to the American mainland.

The assurance came during a meeting with Ms Wagner when PIA chief Air Marshal Arshad Malik requested her to facilitate the PIA in having direct flights to US cities, including New York, Chicago and Houston.

Owing to security concerns, the US does not allow any direct flight that originates at a Pakistani airport into its airspace. In October 2017, the PIA discontinued its flights to the US because of rising operational cost and in a bid to cut losses it had been facing.

A PIA statement said that Air Marshal Malik apprised Ms Wagner and her team of the issue that flying to the US via a transit route was economically unviable. He also briefed the US delegation about PIA’s plan to expand its fleet by acquisition of new aircraft.

The PIA chief said the security situation in Pakistan had improved tremendously and relevant aviation and security agencies of Canada and European countries had shown their confidence over the recent developments. He informed the US envoy of getting certification and approvals from the IATA Operational Safety Audit and other agencies.

Ms Wagner assured the PIA of help by contacting relevant US departments in resolving its issues including having a direct access to US mainland. “We are optimistic that relations between both the countries will grow,” she said, adding: “The USA is very keen to improve and strengthen ties between both countries especially the business and trade relations.”

Published in Dawn, March 13th, 2019
 
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aazad.mubassir

Minister (2k+ posts)
In order to promote Tourism and business. We should also encourage other private American airlines to start direct flights. That'll create some healthy competition for PIA.

Air India and United Air are already running direct flights from JFK, Chicago, CA to New Delhi and Mumbai. Delta Air is going to start direct flights to India soon from all it's hub.
 

Fat Amigo

Senator (1k+ posts)
Dear Youtio with a C,

Only Dept of Homeland Security DHS can approve direct flights from Pakistan.

The US Ambassador or even the US President can not ask DHS to give PIA a favor.

Its not like Pakistan where a fake messiah (not
PM yet) can call his FA Pass handlers and ask them to instruct ASF to let his best friend and cocaine and bachi supplier whose name is on ECL to board a VIP Citation Jet from Executive lounge on a trip to Saudia.

Thanks,
Yours' FatAmigo
 

paittibahi

Senator (1k+ posts)
Wit h these comments.
بغض پاکستان میں اتنا آگے نہ جا ارے او نادان
نہیں تو رہیں گی تمہاری نسلیں برباد
اور پریشان

 

Fat Amigo

Senator (1k+ posts)
Dear FA Pass Dickhead,

PIA already has landing slots and to and from flight rights at JFK, Boston, Houston and Chicago that PIA stopped flying because of operational inefficiency. The opic in this thread is NonStop flight from Pakistan for which they need a security clearance.

I totally understand that you and your Patti Phra have learned how to dig trenches, fill them with water and how to hide and wait for enemy only. Hence, this is beyond your intellect level.
 

vicahmed99

Minister (2k+ posts)
Amigo ki fer se faaat gayee


Dear Youtio with a C,

Only Dept of Homeland Security DHS can approve direct flights from Pakistan.

The US Ambassador or even the US President can not ask DHS to give PIA a favor.

Its not like Pakistan where a fake messiah (not
PM yet) can call his FA Pass handlers and ask them to instruct ASF to let his best friend and cocaine and bachi supplier whose name is on ECL to board a VIP Citation Jet from Executive lounge on a trip to Saudia.

Thanks,
Yours' FatAmigo
 

paittibahi

Senator (1k+ posts)
Dear FA Pass Dickhead,

PIA already has landing slots and to and from flight rights at JFK, Boston, Houston and Chicago that PIA stopped flying because of operational inefficiency. The opic in this thread is NonStop flight from Pakistan for which they need a security clearance.

I totally understand that you and your Patti Phra have learned how to dig trenches, fill them with water and how to hide and wait for enemy only. Hence, this is beyond your intellect level.
You knucklehead, prove that DHS has to give permission for international airlines.
 

daddan

Politcal Worker (100+ posts)

PIA assured of help in resuming direct flights to US




KARACHI: US Consul General in Karachi JoAnne Wagner on Wednesday assured the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) of help in facilitating it a direct access to the American mainland.

The assurance came during a meeting with Ms Wagner when PIA chief Air Marshal Arshad Malik requested her to facilitate the PIA in having direct flights to US cities, including New York, Chicago and Houston.

Owing to security concerns, the US does not allow any direct flight that originates at a Pakistani airport into its airspace. In October 2017, the PIA discontinued its flights to the US because of rising operational cost and in a bid to cut losses it had been facing.

A PIA statement said that Air Marshal Malik apprised Ms Wagner and her team of the issue that flying to the US via a transit route was economically unviable. He also briefed the US delegation about PIA’s plan to expand its fleet by acquisition of new aircraft.

The PIA chief said the security situation in Pakistan had improved tremendously and relevant aviation and security agencies of Canada and European countries had shown their confidence over the recent developments. He informed the US envoy of getting certification and approvals from the IATA Operational Safety Audit and other agencies.

Ms Wagner assured the PIA of help by contacting relevant US departments in resolving its issues including having a direct access to US mainland. “We are optimistic that relations between both the countries will grow,” she said, adding: “The USA is very keen to improve and strengthen ties between both countries especially the business and trade relations.”

Published in Dawn, March 13th, 2019
terrorism ko lagam lagao tab ijajat milegi.
 

daddan

Politcal Worker (100+ posts)
Dear FA Pass Dickhead,

PIA already has landing slots and to and from flight rights at JFK, Boston, Houston and Chicago that PIA stopped flying because of operational inefficiency. The opic in this thread is NonStop flight from Pakistan for which they need a security clearance.

I totally understand that you and your Patti Phra have learned how to dig trenches, fill them with water and how to hide and wait for enemy only. Hence, this is beyond your intellect level.
well said ............ha ha ha .
 

Mojo-jojo

Minister (2k+ posts)
PIA was able to have direct flights from USA to Lahore and Karachi. It was not allowed direct flights into USA and had to make a stopover in England.
I think it will still be economically viable if PIA can improve its efficiency and management at its US operation sites with smaller staff and better service.
It should start from New York and then expand to Chicago and Houston.
I think Boston will not be a viable destination.
 

Fat Amigo

Senator (1k+ posts)
You knucklehead, prove that DHS has to give permission for international airlines.
Let me repeat as I fully understand that the ability to think is always thrown out before entering greater vicinity of Kakul.


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has enforced the security stop in Manchester for (PIA) many years as prior investigations have led them to conclude that the security environment at Karachi and Islamabad airports are “insufficient” to permit nonstop return services back to the U.S.
Source: PAKISTAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES CANCELS U.S. FLIGHTS
Airways is A Global Review of Commercial Flight since 1994: the leading Commercial Aviation publication in North America and 35 nations worldwide. Based in Miami, Florida.
 

imran_hosein_fan

Minister (2k+ posts)
Acha hai, warna amreeka k bachay poori flight mein rotay he rehtay hain, via dubai ya istanbul ya phr abu dhabi se jin ki connecting flights hoti hain!
 

Dr Adam

Chief Minister (5k+ posts)
Way to go PIA
Khaqan Abbassi is responsible for cancellation PIA rout to USA.
PMLN always work against Pakistan. Dawn leaks is the big example,
Now Bilawal is taking over Maryum.

🤔آپکا مطلب ہے بڑھیا نیچے ہو گی اور ہیجڑا اوپر ؟؟؟
😉اُلٹا پُلٹا سِکسٹی نائن کا سا سماں نہیں ہو گیا کچھ ؟؟؟
🤪🤣🤠
 
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