PIA to get two new aircraft from Seraph Aviation Group

 PIA to get two new aircraft from Seraph Aviation Group

Pakistan International Airlines

Islamabad, 22 June: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is set to get two new aircraft (Airbus A320-200s) from Seraph Aviation Group, a dedicated aviation asset management firm and financial adviser based in Ireland.

According to international media reports, David Butler, Chief Executive of Seraph Aviation Group said: “We are delighted to have secured a contract for two A320-200s with Pakistan International Airlines. This follows a process in which we faced strong competition, but where the combination of technical ability and financial modelling achieved the highest marks. We look forward to delivering both aircraft in the coming months and to commencing a long and positive relationship with Pakistan International Airlines.”

The Chief Executive Officer PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik congratulated Seraph Aviation Group for winning a well-contested tender and noted that he is looking forward to a productive long-term partnership between the two companies.

He stated that PIA has an aggressive growth-based strategy in which the renewal and expansion of the fleet are central, along with consolidation on productive routes and expansion on new routes.

Read more: PIA plane carrying 1.55 million vaccines from China

A special flight of PIA carrying 1.55 million doses of vaccines from China has reached at Islamabad airport, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Sunday.

The shipment of Sinovac corona vaccine arrived in Islamabad onboard a special Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, the NCOC stated.

The NCOC said that Pakistan has purchased the vaccine from China’s Sinovac and another two to three million doses of vaccine will reach Pakistan in the next week.

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