Australian envoy calls on MD PIA

Karachi: An Australian delegation led by High Commissioner Peter Heyward called on Managing Director PIA Muhammad Junaid Yunus in PIA Head Office on Tuesday.

Australian High Commission First Secretary Ms. Melissa Kelly and Business Development Manager for South Pakistan Tahir Mahmood were in the delegation. Deputy Managing Director Engineering PIA Air Vice Marshall Qasim Masood Khan was also present.

The participants of meeting discussed matters of mutual interest and of bilateral cooperation.

Australian High Commissioner praised the efforts of MD PIA for the betterment of airline especially, the steps taken towards revenue enhancement and cost saving plans. He showed keen interest in expansion of PIA and particularly having direct air link with Australia.

The Australian High Commissioner offered his cooperation and support for PIA. Junaid Yunus briefed the delegation about PIA’s performance and upcoming plans regarding opening of new destinations and acquisition of newer aircraft. He said that Australia is an important market for us and to have air link there is under consideration depending upon economic feasibility of the route. He thanked the delegation for their support.

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