PIA to add two aircraft to its convoy by the end of this year and the number will be increased to 45 by the year 2023.
Pakistan and Turkey to establish relationships based on the aviation sector.
Agreement on air services between Pakistan and Turkey was ended in 1972 which set down multiple airline designation.
Aviation: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) are planning to add two aircraft to its convoy by the end of this year. The number of planes will be increased to 45 by the year 2023.
National flag carrier currently has 31 aircraft and 28 out of them are in working condition, two are under maintenance and one is grounded. If the government will, support the PIA it will be able to buy new aircraft said the spokesperson of PIA.
Pakistan and Turkey bilateral relations:
On Wednesday, Federal Minister for aviation Ghulam server khan met the Turkish ambassador Mustafa Yurkadul to discuss and increase the mutual cooperation in aviation division.
During the meeting, Federal Minister said that both countries Pakistan and Turkey share the brotherly bond and relations based on trust and respect.
Pakistan welcomes turkey on showing a keen interest in enhancing the bilateral ties with Pakistan in aviation and other divisions said the federal minister in response to Turkey’s Ambassador’s interest in working with Pakistan.
According to the statement of aviation ministry, Air services Agreement (ASA) Air Services Agreement (ASA) between Pakistan and Turkey, terminated in 1972 demands multiple airline designations.
Designated airlines of Pakistan were Pakistan International Airlines and Air Blue while the Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines were the airlines of Turkey. In 2015, the last MOU was signed between the two countries.
The federal minister also thanked the Turkish ambassador on supporting their cause on Kashmir issue.
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