ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 10th Augst,2016) : Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will start Premier Service on the country'sIndependence Day falling on Sunday. "A-330 aircraft offering improved entertainment facilities to the on-board passengers will make inaugural flight from Islamabad-London on Sunday," PIA Spokesman Danyal Gillani told APP here Wednesday. Initially, about six weekly flights from both Islamabad and Lahore would be operated for London without any upward or downward revision of existing fares.
In addition to International routes, PIA would also make the service available on some domestic routes. The premier service would be available for Club and Economy classes' passengers on board the newly acquired aircraft from Sri Lanka on lease. Meanwhile, he said PIA had launched new logo of its Premier Service besides unveiling a new uniform for the crew members of the service. Answering a question, he said the crew members for Premier flights had already been imparted special training to properly look after the passengers on-board on of the latest version aircraft of the Air Bus family. He said the aircraft could carry about 330 passengers and crew, and PIA had already sold out all the tickets for the inaugural flight.