Economics & Business

All efforts to be made to make PIA a profitable airline:MD PIA

Karachi: All efforts to be made to make PIA a profitable airline. This can be achieved with the combined efforts of all employees. We are not afraid of the prevailing competition in the aviation industry and will Insha Allah be successful. This was stated by Managing Director PIA, Nadeem Khan Yousufzai during his meeting with representatives of Joint Action Committee of PIA Employees.

Managing Director PIA, Nadeem Khan Yousufzai assured representatives of Joint Action Committee of the Management’s support. He said that PIA management will provide better facilities to the employees of the Corporation and employees’ performance will be judged on pure merit.

He further said that the employees housing scheme will continue, employees will be provided subsidy in education allowance for their children, Car and Motorcycle easy installment loans will be provided to employees, PIA will also provide Marriage allowance to the needy employees on case to case basis, employees will also get Utility Credit allowance for purchase at Utility Stores. He said that establishment of a PIA foundation is his long time dream through which PIA employees and especially the retired employees will be benefited. The working on this project will be started soon and may involve transfer of some of non-core activities to the PIA Foundation, which will not only generate revenues but will also result in saving for PIA.

The Convener of Joint Action Committee of PIA employees & President PALPA, Mr. Sohail Baluch extended full support and cooperation to the newly appointed Managing Director of PIA. He also announced to give a portion of Pilots salary for the Staff (employees of Pay groups 1 – IV) of the airline.

The Representatives of Joint Action Committee included Captain Sohail Baluch, President PALPA and Convener Joint Action Committee, Captain TM Rabbani, General Secretary PALPA, Shaukat Jamshed President SAEP (Society of Aircraft Engineers), Zakir Farooq, General Secretary (SAEP) Aziz Suharwardy and Nadeem Afgan, FENA (Flight Engineers Association), Najeeb Khan, President ATAP and Chaudhry Bashir Ahmed, SVP Peoples Unity – CBA, Mr. Nasrullah of PIA Cabin Crew Association, Safdar Anjum (Friends Of PIA Alliance), Shamim Akmal, President Air league and Mr. Obaidullah, President PIACEU.-ONLINE

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