Pakistan International Airlines – Pakistan’s Premier International Airline
Pakistan International Airlines –Established in 1969, PIA is the largest airline of Pakistan with the fleet family of over 35 aircraft including Boeing-777 and Airbus A-320. The national airline of the country was previously known as “Orient Airways.”
It has its hubs at Jinnah International Airport, Allama Iqbal International and Islamabad International Airport. Its flight network is spread into as many as 50 destinations, out of which there 18 domestic destinations and 25 international destinations across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America. However, on 30th June 2020, PIA was questioned on the credibility of its staff and was banned from European Airspace for 6 months, with effective from 1st July, 2020. USA has also put a similar restriction on PIA. Nevertheless, PIA is still operating its usual flights to Canada, Oman and other international destinations and has assured that the airline is following all international SOPs and maintaining the credibility of its crew. During these times, Turkish Airlines managed the fruit and vegetable export to Europe and USA from Pakistan.
PIA is the first Asian airline that introduced an auto-ticketing facility which enables any passenger to reserve and book their PIA ticket online from the convenience of their home. You can also login to your account on Sastaticket.pk and check out the recent PIA flight schedule and best airfares for both domestic and international. Also Sastaticket.pk gives you the comfort to choose your payment mode from multiple online and offline options.
Web Check-In is an online process through which passengers can Check-In arrival at the airport and save their valuable time. All you need to do is enter the booking name or e-ticket number. Currently, PIA is offering web check-in only for domestic destinations. International stations will be added gradually.
- PIA Economy Class Hand Carry Baggage Allowance: 07 kg maximum in hand carry for both domestic and international flights.
- PIA Executive Economy Class Hand Carry Baggage Allowance: 12 kg maximum for both domestic and international flights
- PIA Business Class Hand Carry Baggage Allowance: 07 kg maximum in hand carry for both domestic and international flights.
Free Baggage Allowance and Excess Baggage Charges per Region of Travel
There is an option on the PIA website where you can visit and see under your specific region of travel, what PIA baggage policy states. Click here.
FAQ - PIA Airline Special Flights, Policies and More
When will domestic and International flight operations resume in Pakistan?
As per instructions of the Government of Pakistan, all domestic and international flights from and to Pakistan are suspended till 21st April, 2020. PIA is flying both from and to Pakistan and has a vast network of around 50 destinations.
Is it safe to travel during COVID-19? What precautions should we take during air travel?
Both domestic and international travel has resumes all over the world, post Covid-19. Though travel has not yet fully recovered but countries and airlines have adopted special SOPs to make sure safe travel during these times. To get an updated view of travel post Covid and which country is safe to travel and which not, visit Coronavirus Travel Updates
How do I track my PIA flight?
To check your PIA flight status, login PIA website. Click on the flight status tab and enter your flight or PIA pnr number and click search.
My PIA flight has been cancelled, what are my options?
If your PIA flight has been cancelled then you will receive an email from our Customer Support staff. Our team of experts will guide you through your options as per PIA shared policy. PIA flight tickets can be completely refunded, change of date can be done with/without charges or you can be given a voucher to be redeemed in future dates.
I want to cancel my PIA flight, what is the process?
In-case you want to cancel your PIA domestic or international ticket, then cancellation charges will apply as per the date of issuance of ticket. You can re-book at a later date after paying for the difference in ticket price or can apply for a refund after the cancellation charges are deducted from original price of the ticket.
What is the process of applying for a refund and how long will it take to reflect in my account?
To apply for a refund, email us at email@example.com and our Customer Support will revert with the refund details.
Time taken for refund depends on the mode of payment that was used to purchase the ticket. Incase of credit or debit card 45 working days are required to process the refund, if you paid via bank transfer or cash then you can expect to receive the refund within 2 weeks.
How to book my PIA flight on Sastaticket.pk?
Go to Sastaticket.pk for flight booking. Choose your origin, destination, travel dates and number of passengers to search for an available flight. Once you select a flight, continue the PIA booking and you will be asked to provide traveler and contact details. You can then choose to make your payment via bank transfer, credit card, JazzCash, or EasyPaisa. Upon completion, you will receive flight details on your given email address, print off the ticket and bring it with you to the airport. You can also use PNR number to check your flight booking details.
Can you check-in online with PIA?
Check-in desks usually open 3 hours before departure for an international flight. You can also check-in online via the PIA web check-in service. Make sure to print off your boarding pass and bring it to the airport when you check in online.
What is the baggage allowance for the US and Canada?
The free baggage allowance will be two pieces of 28 KGs each for business and two pieces of 23KGS each for economy cabin, overall dimensions not to exceed 62 inches (Length+Width+Breadth).