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PIA Premier has improved brand image of airline: spokesman

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has said that its premier service has improved the image of the national airline, PIA spokesman said on Friday. The national flag carrier's service has also played a key role to regain its market share both internationally as well as domestically, which increased by 22% on domestic flights and 3% on international sectors in 2016. "More than 1 million additional passengers traveled on PIA as compared to the previous year," the spokesman revealed. The airline's spokesman…

Pakistan International Airlines weighs Boeing, Airbus aircraft orders

DUBAI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is evaluating an order for wide-body Airbus and Boeing jets as it looks to upgrade its ageing fleet, an executive for the state-owned airline said on Tuesday. "Boeing 777X would be a good option," the airline's executive director of human resources and works, Raheel Ahmed, told reporters on the sidelines of an industry conference in Dubai. The airline is also looking at the Airbus A330 and A350 models, he added. PIA would consider purchasing the aircraft directly from the…