Kuala Lumpur Impounds PIA Boeing 777 for Unpaid Lease

MIAMI – On Jan 15, a Pakistan International Airlines (PK) Boeing 777-200ER was impounded by the Malaysian authorities in Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft, AP-BMH, was about to operate the Islamabad (ISB)-Kuala Lumpur (KUL)-Islamabad (ISB) route when the event occurred.

The court-ordered action was taken by the lessor of the aircraft, AerCap, due to nonpayment from PK of a US$14m lease dispute, a PIA official said.

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