Adviser to Prime Minister on Aviation, Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan has directed Pakistan International Airlines to take all necessary steps to make the airline at par with international standards.
He was speaking during a briefing at PIA headquarters in Karachi on Tuesday.
Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan said there should be no compromise on safety and every possible step should be taken to reduce losses and improve profitability.
He also sought recommendations from the management for bringing about improvement in all departments of the airline.
He informed that last year 1.1 million more passengers travelled on PIA as compared to 2015, while PIA 's domestic market share increased by 19 percent and international by 3 percent during this period.