ISLAMABAD: The federal authorities has mulled over buying a regional jet on dry lease for beginning flight operations at small airports, ARY Information reported on Thursday.
Federal Minister for Aviation and Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique mentioned that the federal authorities is formulating a nationwide aviation coverage. He mentioned that the federal government is making an attempt to amass regional jets on dry lease for beginning flight operations at small airports utilizing small plane.
Rafique mentioned that UNESCO had banned flights at Mohenjo-Daro airport to safe the heritage web site.
He mentioned that pointless appointments have been made within the Pakistan Worldwide Airways (PIA). The variety of PIA staff was decreased underneath Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS).
The federal minister expressed hopes that the nationwide flag service could possibly be revived after working the entity on an expert foundation. Rafique mentioned that 18 PIA plane are operational whereas the restore of two extra planes can be accomplished in January.
Khawaja Saad Rafique mentioned that PIA’s enterprise can be improved after the 40-aircraft fleet. He predicted that PIA would earn Rs170 billion this 12 months whereas the deficit can be Rs80 billion.