PIA: (PIA officials to hold talks with PALPA)


ISLAMABAD: Talks between PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) senior officials and representatives of Pakistan Airlines Pilots Association (PALPA) will be held here today (Sunday) to resolve their issues.

The aviation authorities had summoned PIA Chairman Nasser Jaffer and representatives of PALPA to discuss the crisis. The issues to be discussed in the meeting include implementation of the PIA-PALPA agreement of 2011-13 and payment of pension and medical allowance, and air tickets for pilots.

Meanwhile, the flight operations of PIA are returning to normality as only two domestic flights were cancelled on Saturday (Oct 3). The Civil Aviation Authority has also constituted a medical board to examine fourteen pilots who submitted sick leave two hours before their flights.