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PIA Operates Longest-Ever One-Passenger Flight?

PIA Operates Longest-Ever One-Passenger Flight?

As part of a humanitarian flight programme, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) probably operated the longest one-passenger flight ever. We’ve heard of aircraft operating with a single passenger before. But this one likely set a record for distance, and possibly a...
2020 Aviation Safety: Fewer Incidents, More Fatalities

2020 Aviation Safety: Fewer Incidents, More Fatalities

A look at aviation safety in 2020 reveals an increase in fatalities, but a better look at individual cases shows a somewhat different picture. Comparisons are difficult in any case. Typically, year-on-year comparisons are useful, because they can reveal trends. But in...
Pakistan International Airlines Clears 110 Pilots

Pakistan International Airlines Clears 110 Pilots

In the wake of the fake pilots’ license scandal that rocked Pakistan International Airlines last May, the airline has now cleared 110 out of 141 pilots. The scandal came in the wake of the tragic PIA8303 crash. On the 22nd of May this year, a Pakistan International...