Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) chairman Muhammad Azam Saigol has resigned as fallout from last week’s fatal ATR 42-500 crash continues. Saigol, who became PIA’s chairman just six months ago, stepped down for “personal reasons,” PIA said, making no further comment. The PIA ATR 42-500, operating as flight PK661, crashed on a hillside near Havelian during a Dec. 7 domestic flight, killing all 48 people aboard. The airline announced Dec. 12 that it would ground ...

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