Deathblow for Pakistan International Airlines, the national flag carrier of Pakistan
PIA has suffered an accumulated loss of ₹425 billion since 2008
The current ban comes in the aftermath of an enquiry report regarding the crash of PIA flight 8303, operated by Airbus A320
GLASGOW : Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suffered a devastating blow that will be difficult to recover from any time sooner. On July 1, the European Air Safety Agency (EASA) issued a six-month ban on all PIA flights to Europe. The United Kingdom and the USA followed suit imposing a ban on all PIA flights. Meanwhile many international airlines worldwide have grounded Pakistani pilots. Here is why.