PIA domestic, international flights to operate as per schedule

All PIA domestic and international flights will operate according to schedule and there will not be any disruption of flights.

This was announced by the PIA spokesman here on Sunday.

The PIA spokesman maintained that `rumors regarding any strike call are baseless’.

He further stated that no agreement or MOU has been signed with the Turkish Airline `as being falsely projected by President of PALPA’.

The PIA spokesman further remarked that the proposed Code Share Joint Venture Commercial Agreement is subject to approval of Government of Pakistan and other regulatory authorities.

It is worth mentioning here that routes are not owned by any airline and therefore cannot be sold or bought. They are Rights of the Government and are only utilized by the designated carrier, he added.

The PIA spokesman maintained that the PIA and TK have proposed a code share arrangement.

Code share agreements that are being done by most of the airlines to increase profitability and enhance routes without incurring additional costs.

He further said that all employees are dedicated workers and loyal to the airline.

“However, a few miscreant elements want to disrupt the normal working of the airline and create problems for the passengers and general public of Pakistan. It will also affect the image of the airline abroad”, the PIA spokesman alleged.

The National Flag Carrier will keep operating its flights according to schedule, he concluded.