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PIA inaugurates New Boeing 777-200ER Flight
Karachi; November 17, 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has successfully inducted Boeing 777-200ER aircraft on dry lease and inaugural flight PK 308 from Karachi to Islamabad reached today.
This Aircraft was manufactured in 2005, powered with two General Electric engines. Seating capacity in Business Class is 25 seats, Economy plus 54, Economy class 228 with the total reaching up to 307 passenger seats.
As per the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, PIA is being restructured and revamped with a vision of modern fleet with fuel efficiency and all amenities on board in order to provide best travel experience to all the citizens of Pakistan.
Keeping in mind the golden era of PIA and the days when this airline was best in the world, PIA Retro Livery from 1960’s has been now painted on the aircraft. Boeing 777 aircraft’s are the most modern and reliable aircrafts in the aviation industry round the world. Another Boeing 777 shall be joining PIA fleet very soon.
In a short period of time and under the vision of Prime Minister of Pakistan and Special Assistant to PM on Aviation, Mr. Shujaat Azeem, PIA has managed to streamline its operations by grounding 20 years old aircrafts (B-737 & B-747) and bringing in new fuel efficient and modern fleet.
This new aircraft Boeing 777 will serve passengers over long haul routes, i.e. UK, Europe, USA and Canada while new destinations will be opening up soon. Under the management of Chairman PIA Mr. Nasser N. S. Jaffer, PIA is committed to rise again to its former glory days.