Pakistan International Airlines: Covers 55 international and 38 domestic stations.
First airline in the world to operate scheduled helicopter services.
First Asian airline to land in Norway
First non-Communist airline to land in China
First airline in the world to take delivery of the Boeing 777-200LR Worldliner (Longer Range Variant).
First airline in Pakistan to operate a flight with an all female crew at command and in the cabin.
First airline in the world to operate the Boeing 777-200ER, 777-200LR and 777-300ER altogether – all the three variants available on the market at the time.
In 2005, the airline was awarded the IATA Operational Safety Registration (IOSA).
PIA was given the first place award for the biggest volume increase in 2006, by Frankfurt Airport Authority.
First airline to take delivery of the Boeing 777–200 Longer Range Variant.
PIA was given three domestic awards in 2008: The “Brands of the Year” Award, “Consumers Choice Award” and One The Best Airlines Award for Cargo.
PIA was awarded a shield by Presidency of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia in recognition of distinguished Passenger Services compared to other airlines conducting Hajj operations 2009–2010 at Jeddah Airport.