Karachi, November 25, 2015 (PPI-OT): PIA Chairman, Nasser N S Jaffer appreciated the efforts of the airline employees for their strenuous efforts in completing a successful Hajj Operation 2015 highlighting 96 percent flight punctuality throughout the operation. PIA spokesman said here on Tuesday.
About 200 employees from various operational departments were deployed during pre and post hajj operation to facilitate over 55,800 passengers for the holy pilgrimage from Pakistan. As a token of appreciation, 46 staff and officers were awarded certificates of Excellency for diligent duty by the Chairman PIA over a simple ceremony at the PIA Training Centre.
While commending the employees for work done during Hajj-2015 both at domestic airports as well as at Jeddah and Madinah, PIA Chairman said that, “The successful hajj operation is an evidence to the fact that if we continue to perform with similar zeal, we surely shall witness the turnaround of the national flag carrier in no time.” He added.
The successful hajj operation is evidence to the fact that if we continue to perform with similar zeal, we surely shall witness the turnaround of the national flag carrier in no time. The entire operations undertaken on priority by PIA management every year for two months for flying the pilgrims to Saudi Arabia on dedicated flights and bringing them was being supervised on daily basis by the Chief Hajj Coordinator Capt. Anwar Adil and Director Customer Services Khurram Mushtaq.
Special Assistant to PM Shujaat Azeem also kept a close view of the Hajj Operation – 2015 to make it a big success. The certificate distribution ceremony was also addressed by General Secretary Pakistan Airline Pilots Association (PALPA) Capt. Sohail Ahmed; Society of Aircraft Engineers Pakistan (SAEP) representative Engineer Zakir Farooq; PIA Senior Staff Association (PSSA) Aqeel Ahmed Siddiqui.
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