VIP culture: PIA regrets for flight delaySeptember 15, 2014
Karachi: In a statement issued here Tuesday PIA has clarified a news item regarding PIA flight PK 370 delay.
It said the factual position is that the flight PK 370 of 15th September 2014 was scheduled to depart at 19:00 hours but due to technical reasons was delayed for one hour and thirty minutes with revised departure time at 20:30 hours. The passengers were informed accordingly.
However, later the flight was delayed by additional 20 minutes due to two parliamentarians who arrived late on the aircraft but were off loaded.
Advisor to the Prime Minister on Aviation, Shujaat Azeem taking notice of the incident, ordered an immediate inquiry.
Meanwhile, two PIA Passenger Handling Services officials have been suspended as per initial inquiry. PIA regrets the inconvenience caused to its passengers due to the flight delay.