Pakistan International Airlines

Pakistan International Airlines is the national flag carrier of Pakistan. Its main hub is Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport, while Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, and Islamabad International Airport serve as secondary hubs.


PIA was founded on October 29, 1946 as Orient Airways, and was initially based in Calcutta, British India, before shifting operations to the newly independent

state of Pakistan in 1947. Orient Airways was nationalized and merged with the new PIA in 1955 to form the Pakistan International Airlines Corporation .

PIA is Pakistan’s largest airline and operates a fleet of more than 30 aircraft. The airline operates nearly 100 flights daily, servicing 18 domestic destinations

and 25 international destinations across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. In addition to commercial flight operations, PIA also owns

The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, and the Sofitel Paris Scribe Hotel in Paris.The airline operates a frequent flier program, PIA Awards +, and

has several codeshare and interline agreements, but is not part of any airline alliance.

Fleet Size : 32

Destinations : 44

Iata Code : PK

Icao Code : PIA

Prefix : 214