PIA suffers Rs500m loss due to strike: spokesperson


The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has lost Rs 500 million due to the ongoing strike by its employees.

A spokesperson for the PIA said that passengers apprehensive of flight delays were not purchasing tickets of the national flag carrier.

“Expenditures of the PIA were increasing day by day and it had to face losses due to shattered confidence on the part of passengers,” the spokesperson said, adding that travel agents were also advising passengers to buy tickets of other airlines to avoid any inconvenience. The spokesperson added that the employees had threatened to close operations if their demands were not met.