Fading Memories

  June 26, 1971, AP-ATO,  F-27, Zuberi, LHE-MUX-UET-KHI Multan elevation is 403 feet, Quetta (Samungli) airfield is 5287 feet and Karachi is 100 feet. On sector MUX-UET, we crossed a reciprocal F-27 flight near Multan (Capt. Nasim, F/O S.A. Aziz) who painted a cloudy picture enroute and near Quetta. Near destination captain had to be…

Air Hostess Uniform PIA

Reputed national and international dress designers were tasked by the airline for the uniforms of their air hostesses (flight attendants). The designers included names like Feroze Cowasji, Pierre Cardin and Sir Hardy Amies. 1954 to 1956  The uniform comprised a skirt, jacket, blouse and a matching cap.                …

Survival Strategy

“Good planning and preparation enable the survivor to confront difficulties and dangers that pose a serious threat to survival. They become contingencies for which you are equipped. But you cannot anticipate everything. You must be ready to respond rapidly to the unexpected danger and to deal with potential disaster rationally and realistically. You must overcome…