Pakistan International Airlines hires 100 employees for premier flights

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has recruited another 100 employees to serve passengers on premier flights that would start on more routes in the near future, the company said.

The company said it is also considering operating upgraded flights on Pakistan-China routes, said another official. At present, the company is operating upgraded flights on the Islamabad- and Lahore-London routes.

The newly hired employees will serve as cabin crew at A330-300 aircraft, which PIA acquired from SriLankan Airlines on wet lease for the flights in July. As per the agreement, the national carrier would acquire two more A330-300s from SriLankan Airlines by February 2017.

Pakistan International Airlines is a Karachi-based airline, which is the national flag carrier of Pakistan. Its main hub is Karachi while Lahore and Islamabad serve as its secondary hubs.