Pakistan International Airlines to purchase eight B787

B787

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will purchase eight Boeing 787 aircraft that will be inducted to its fleet form mid-2017.

The airline’s fleet currently consist of 11 ATR 42/72, nine A310, 11 A320, one A330 and 11 B777.

PIA will start receiving the aircraft from mid-June 2017. The B787 planes are fuel efficient and can carry up to 400 people at a time. Details on what routes they will serve have been revealed by the airline yet.

Further, PIA will extend its Premier service on the Karachi-London route from October this year.

The premier service was launched on August 14 on routes from Islamabad (Mondays and Wednesdays) and Lahore (Tuesdays) to London. It is served by the wet-leased A330 from Sri Lankan airlines.

Premium service includes in-flight entertainment with 250 channels displayed on LCD screens across all cabin classes. Business class passengers enjoy a flat-bed service. A free limousine service is available to premier business class passengers on arrival at Heathrow, for transfer within a 25km radius of the airport.

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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will purchase eight Boeing 787-300 aircraft that will be inducted to its fleet form mid-2017.

The airline’s fleet currently consist of 11 ATR 42/72, nine A310, 11 A320, one A330 and 11 B777.

PIA will start receiving the aircraft from mid-June 2017. The B787 planes are fuel efficient and can carry up to 400 people at a time. Details on what routes they will serve have been revealed by the airline yet.

Further, PIA will extend its Premier service on the Karachi-London route from October this year.

The premier service was launched on August 14 on routes from Islamabad (Mondays and Wednesdays) and Lahore (Tuesdays) to London. It is served by the wet-leased A330 from Sri Lankan airlines.

Premium service includes in-flight entertainment with 250 channels displayed on LCD screens across all cabin classes. Business class passengers enjoy a flat-bed service. A free limousine service is available to premier business class passengers on arrival at Heathrow, for transfer within a 25km radius of the airport.

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Pakistan International Airlines launches Premier service on London routes

Pakistan International Airlines Premier service

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has launched its new Premier service on the carrier’s routes from Islamabad and Lahore to London Heathrow.

The A330 aircraft are being wet-leased from Sri Lankan Airlines, and feature a business class cabin with fully-flat seats and Thales Avant IFE systems.

Premium customers also benefit from a complimentary limo service on arrival at Heathrow, within a 25km radius of the airport.

The introduction of the new aircraft has also led to PIA making adjustments to its London schedules.

According to the carrier “flights operating on Mondays and Wednesdays as PK786 (London-Islamabad) have been replaced by PIA Premier flight PK 758 (London-Lahore) while PIA flights operating on Tuesdays as PK758 (London-Lahore) have been replaced by PIA Premier flight PK786 (London-Islamabad)”.

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