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Pakistan International Airlines in precarious situation as losses continue

6-Jul-2011

Pakistan’s aviation industry has struggled in recent years due in large part to the poor performance of national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), which continues to be supported by majority owner, the Pakistan Government, as the carrier’s losses continue to flow. [4524 words]

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Subheadings:

  • Five-year revival plan
  • PIA suffers USD71m loss in three months to Apr-2011
  • Long-standing labour issues; Turkish Airlines agreement halted
  • Growing penetration of Gulf carriers a concern for PIA
  • Nasair continues service expansion in Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka-Pakistan services resume after three years
  • Ageing B737 and B747 fleet needs to be replaced
  • PIA instructed to enhance facilities to attract more customers
  • Airblue and Shaheen, Pakistan's other airlines
  • Pakistan invests in protection of nation's airports
  • Benazir Bhutto International Airport to open in Jun-2013
  • A bumpy road ahead for PIA with union challenges a key concern

Graphs and data:

  • Key Pakistan economic data: 2008 to 2012F
  • Pakistan domestic capacity (seats): Seven months to Jul-2002 to seven months to Jul-2011
  • Pakistan international capacity (seats): Seven months to Jul-2002 to Seven months to Jul-2011
  • Pakistan international tourist arrivals: 2007 to 2010
  • Pakistan-Middle East capacity (%) by carrier: Jul-2011
  • Pakistan International Airlines international capacity by region (04-Jul-2011 to 10-Jul-2011)
  • Pakistan International Airlines top 10 international routes (seats, 04-Jul-2011 to 10-Jul-2011)
  • Pakistan international capacity by region (04-Jul-2011 to 10-Jul-2011)
  • Pakistan International Airlines fleet data: Jul-2011
  • Pakistan capacity (seats per week, to/from/within) by carrier (04-Jul-2011 to 10-Jul-2011)
  • Pakistan fleet (at 04-Jul-2011)
  • Pakistan international vs domestic capacity share (04-Jul-2011 to 10-Jul-2011)
  • Pakistan capacity share by carrier type (04-Jul-2011 to 10-Jul-2011)
  • Pakistan capacity share by alliance (04-Jul-2011 to 10-Jul-2011)
  • Details of key international airports in Pakistan: Jul-2011
  • PIA international network
  • PIA domestic network
  • AirBlue route map: Jul-2011
  • Shaheen Air domestic route map
  • Shaheen Air international route map
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