PIA launched a new scheme to facilitate onboard passengers

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PIA launched a new scheme to facilitate onboard passengers

KARACHI: The national flag-carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), has introduced a new scheme to facilitate onboard passengers who are willing for class upgradation on international flights.

A new scheme has been launched by PIA administration which would allow passengers for onboard class upgradation during international flights.

A circular issued by PIA’s flight services department in this regards confirmed the immediate activation of the service with route-wise rates.

The initiative was taken in a bid to provide comfort to the passengers besides increasing revenue by introducing the series of steps including selling of bulkhead seats, pre-reserved seats and advance baggage purchase.

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It said that the facility of onboard class upgradation is being introduced on all PIA flights with immediate effect.

The airline’s flight services department also announced that class upgradation charges will be the same for adult and child, whereas, the service will be free for the infant.

The administration has also advised senior purser and other concerned officials to brief operating crew and ensure onboard compliance in accordance with the new direction.

[image: PIA new scheme seats onboard class upgradation international flights rates]

From October this year, the administration of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had started the implementation of its business plan focusing the strategy to make the national entity into a profitable organisation.

The national flag-carrier increased its routes up to 13 and the number of flights to many countries to generate additional revenue, sources said.