KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Chairman Muhammad Ali Gardezi has formed a committee headed by Captain Suhail Baluch to provide solutions for revenue enhancement and cost curtailment with the aim of rejuvenating the airline to move towards regaining its past glory.

According to a notification, Captain Baluch has been made the team leader of the newly formed ‘Way Forward’ Committee while First Officer Syed Chakar Ali Shah will be the committee’s secretary.

The committee has been formed by the chairman after due deliberations over the multifaceted challenges confronting PIA today. ‘The committee would define the way forward plan for PIA. Our aim is to find solutions to enable PIA to enhance its revenues, cut costs, and improve organisational efficiencies,’ said Baluch.

The objectives of the committee include: to recommend methodologies for effective implementation of the ‘Fly Smart’ program; to define the contours of the ‘Flight Watch’ programme and recommending its effective implementation in PIA.

Source: Daily Times