Karachi, November 28, 2018 (PPI-OT): PIA plans to induct four new aircraft in its fleet. This was stated by President and CEO PIA, Air Marshal Arshad Malik during his address to PIA employees at the airline’s head office. He said we have already started on the fleet enhancement plan and In Sha Allah soon PIA will expand its network and increase its access the world over. He said since he joined PIA his objective is to make it the leading airline with collective wisdom and efforts.
He said he was very hopeful of better results as the airline has great potential to rise. We will strictly go according to route rationalization policy and new viable routes will be introduced, Air Marshal Arshad Malik said. Already we have started Sialkot-Sharjah and Lahore-Muscat and the results are very encouraging. Very soon we are going to launch flights on Sialkot- Barcelona and Lahore-Bangkok sectors, he said. All employees should work together as a team.
Air Marshal Arshad Malik said that he was well aware of the problems being faced by the employees in particular, the low salary structure of employees of lower cadre and assured all that as soon as the airline comes out of the financial constraints their salaries would be revised. He instructed the employees to work for the betterment of the airline without compromising on service standards.
Arshad Malik said that he would personally visit each and every department to discuss the issues with employees. He vowed to maintain merit in every sphere of airline. Merit shall prevail in PIA with regards to promotions. He thanked the employees associations and Union CBA for their valuable support and urged upon them to continue with their contributions towards betterment of national flag carrier.
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