PIA has demanded of the federal government to review its bilateral air-link agreements with the gulf countries and some limitations should be imposed over the gulf countries airlines.
Chairman, PIA Ahmed Saeed Awan was talking with newsmen on the occasion of Federal Defence Minister Rao Sikandar Iqbal’s visit to PIA head office here.
PIA will begin its flights to Houston, Los Angeles, Moscow, Milan, Shanghai, Ras-ul-Khaimah and Fujairah in the first half of the current year, he told the minister of defence. The airline will also include Glasgow, Damascus, Nairobi and Male in its global network till the end of the current year, he further said.
Talking on PIA’s modernization programme, Awan said that seven new Turbo Prop airplanes would replace the archaic Fokker airliners till December this year.
Source: Geo TV