Twitter users came hard on the national flag carrier on Wednesday for introducing sausages, cheese omellete and beans in its in-flight breakfast menu. The Pakistan International Airlines added that it was not the typical meal that is usually consumed within Pakistani households.
PIA posted online that just when one start missing home, they serve in-flight the taste of home. It further wrote that a pinch of salt and pepper is added for tantalizing the taste buds with a delicious meal for welcoming the glorious morning.
Just when you start missing it, we serve you a taste of home! A dash of salt and little bit of pepper, we tantalize your taste buds with our delicious meal to welcome the glorious morning! #PIA #BreakfastWithPIA pic.twitter.com/UXLamu398f— PIA (@Official_PIA) May 1, 2019
One Twitter a user posted an image of a fried egg on a paratha as the perfect example of a breakfast that is consumed and well loved by the public.
He added that for defining the taste of home PIA better check his posted picture and wrote that they want crispy Anda paratha.
Other social media users slammed the creative team of the national airline who is behind the campaign for coming up with the visual representation of the taste of home.
One senior journalist—Zarrar Khuhro tweeted that whose home is PIA referring to as beans and sausages is not a typical Pakistani breakfast.
Another user asked PIA to change on their advertising agency.
One other Twitter user wrote that one of her colleagues from India, when travelled via PIA, loved the chana, halwa and paratha that was served on board.
She further wrote that PIA must promote the culture of Pakistan.
Mashood Tajwar—the spokesperson of PIA when asked about the matter he said we do not just serve local breakfast but also a continental breakfast on our flights for providing variety to our passengers.
He added that certain passengers do not like the idea of a heavy local meal in the morning.