Articles Tagged ‘PIA’

Pakistan’s international seats +68% since 2010; domestic seats/population lower than Bangladesh

Pakistan’s international seats +68% since 2010; domestic seats/population lower than Bangladesh

Pakistan is an enormous country and could be a future aviation paradise. We see what’s been happening, noting that it is very underexploited domestically.

Air Transat retires A310; we look at the aircraft’s operations globally

Air Transat retires A310; we look at the aircraft’s operations globally

Air Transat ended A310 ops on 30 March, with no Western airline now using the type in pax config. We analyse the A310’s current operators and routes.

Pakistan International Airlines capacity stable in 2017; Karachi is leading hub, Saudi Arabia tops international markets

Pakistan International Airlines capacity stable in 2017; Karachi is leading hub, Saudi Arabia tops international markets

Pakistan International Airlines provided more than 7.8 million two-way seats across its network in 2017, a marginal 0.2% increase when compared to the previous year. Nick Preston looks at the airline’s network developments over the past 10 years, during which time large cuts were followed by strong growth.


Allegiant Air commences 11 new domestic routes

Allegiant Air commences 11 new domestic routes

Allegiant Air starts 11 new routes, nine of which touch airports in Florida.

Azul Airlines adds Uruguay to network

Azul Airlines adds Uruguay to network

Azul Airlines links Porto Alegre in Brazil to Montevideo in Uruguay with four weekly flights.

United Airlines expands network with three new routes

United Airlines expands network with three new routes

United Airlines adds links from Houston Intercontinental to Northwest Florida Beaches as well as to Peoria, and from Washington Dulles to San Jose del Cabo.


Allegiant Air expands seasonal offering with three routes

Allegiant Air expands seasonal offering with three routes

Allegiant Air starts three domestic routes from St. Pete-Clearwater, FL, Orlando Sanford, FL and Phoenix-Mesa, AZ, using its A320s, MD-80s and A319s.

Pakistan International Airlines connects Karachi and Islamabad with Barcelona

Pakistan International Airlines connects Karachi and Islamabad with Barcelona

Pakistan International Airlines launches services from Islamabad Airport to Barcelona Airport via Karachi Airport.

Allegiant Air launches Hawaii operations

Allegiant Air launches Hawaii operations

Allegiant Air now flies from Honolulu to the US mainland as it starts Hawaii operations with 757 aircraft.


PIA launches new route between Karachi and Medina in Saudi Arabia

PIA launches new route between Karachi and Medina in Saudi Arabia

Pakistan International Airlines now flies from Karachi to Medina in Saudi Arabia.

Pakistan market dominated by PIA and flights to UAE; UK market grew 8% in 2010 as PIA serves four airports

Pakistan market dominated by PIA and flights to UAE; UK market grew 8% in 2010 as PIA serves four airports

Which are the busiest airports in Pakistan and which are the biggest carriers serving the market? Which are the leading country markets and which carriers have abandoned the market in recent years? How global is PIA’s network and which new routes have been started in the last 15 months?

New airline routes launched (15-21 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (15-21 February 2011)

The last week has been busy, with 56 new routes starting. But which single airline launched 20 routes as it opened two bases? Which island nation attracted three new routes? Which route resumed after a hiatus of over five-years? Which busy domestic route got a low-cost carrier to compete? And which capital city airport got […]