Pakistani prime minister inaugurates PIA premier service

Pakistan has launched Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) new luxury air service, inaugurated by Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the company said.

The prime minister saw off passengers for the inaugural flight PK-785 to London at the inaugural event, which coincided with Pakistan´s 70th Independence Day.
The company said there will be six weekly premier service flights to London, three each from Islamabad and Lahore. Later, with addition of more aircraft, the service would be expanded to other destinations.

Pakistan International Airlines is a Karachi-based airline, which is the national flag carrier of Pakistan. The airline has an in-service fleet of almost 40 aircraft.