PIA gets first A320 aircraft in a decade
30 June, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday visited the Islamabad International Airport to view the A320 aircraft recently inducted into the fleet of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) after a period of almost ten years.
On the occasion, the Prime Minster offered his all out support for making PIA as one of the leading airlines of the world. He said that he would like to see more Pakistanis traveling in the national flag carrier which should be the preferred choice of passengers. He also emphasized on providing best services to passengers and expressed his best wishes for the success of PIA.
Special Assistant to the PM on Aviation Shujaat Azeem, Managing Director PIA Muhammad Junaid Yunus and Director Flight Operations PIA Captain Qasim Hayat accompanied the Prime Minister during the visit, said a press release.
Sharing his views the PM said "It's pleasing to see the new aircraft being inducted in PIA fleet and prayed that with the present initiatives being taken, PIA will soon be revived to its past glory". The Prime Minster had approved the inclusion of 14 new aircrafts into the PIA fleet.