PIA fleet to be gradually renewed

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 00:01 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) fleet will be gradually renewed and the airline will have a total number of 67 aircraft by 2020.

This was revealed in the Presentation on Fleet Replacement Plan during the PIA’s 336th Board of Directors’ on Monday.

The board was briefed on marketing plan, which included the marketing performance and different marketing strategies. It reviewed human resource and other matters of strategic interests during the meeting. It also discussed the MRO plan of PIA. Fateha for the departed soul of Air Marshal (r) Nur Khan, Ex-Chairman-PIA was also offered during the meeting.

The meeting was chaired by Minister for Defence and PIA Chairman Ch Ahmed Mukhtar and attended by PIA Managing Director Nadeem Khan Yousufzai, Javed Akhtar, Federal Finance Secretary Dr Waqar Masood Khan, Husain Lawai, Federal Defence Secretary Lt Gen (r) Naeem Khalid Lodhi and Yousaf Waqar.