The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Air Marshal (Retd) Arshad Malik addressed a meeting of Sialkot exporters at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).
He said that PIA is interested to start direct international passenger and cargo flights from Sialkot international airport to Frankfurt, Germany.
This will facilitate the exporters in Sialkot to reach the Scandinavian countries that include Norway, Sweden through Frankfurt-Germany as well.
The PIA President said that in the overall situation of the infrastructure of PIA, there is a visible improvement.
He said that after a period of five years, two new aircraft have been added to the fleet. They will start flight operations from Tuesday.
Furthermore, Malik said that the PIA rehabilitation process is successfully going on. All decisions were taken on merit. He also said that soon PIA will start direct flights between Sialkot and Madina.
At the meeting senior PIA officials along with the SCCI President Malik Muhammad Ashraf, Senior Vice President (SVP) Khurram Azeem Khan, Vice President (VP) Chaudhry Jalil Aslam, senior SCCI officials, Chairman airline, Air Sial, Fazal Jillani, Chairman Sialkot International Airport Limited (SIAL) Nadeem Anwar Qureshi, Chairman SIAL’s Business Development Committee Mian Naeem Javaid and other leading people from travel trade were present.
Talking about PIA it is important to mention here another article that we shared with our readers about how three passengers including two women suffered a heart attack during a flight of the national airline of Pakistan on Sunday. As per the details of the incident, the three passengers were traveling to Islamabad from Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah through a PIA flight PK-742 when a man and two women suffered a heart attack.