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Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik

CEO PIA says some loss-making routes of airlines closed

ISLAMABAD: Chairman and CEO Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik on Tuesday said that some loss-making PIA routes have been closed.  Addressing a press conference along with Minister for Aviation, Mohammad Mian Soomro in Islamabad, Air Marshal Arshad Malik said that a corruption mafia was active in the PIA and the airlines was bearing huge losses in its operations on a number of loss-making routes. "We also came to know about shortage of the professionals in the organization," he…

Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik appointed chairman PIA

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has accorded an approval for the appointment of Vice Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik as the chairman of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced. In a press conference following the federal cabinet session on Thursday, the Information Minister made the announcement of posting the Airforce personnel as the national flag carrier chief. "PIA is in a debt of Rs406 billion," the Minister said, adding, "The new chairman of the…