PIA refutes report about grounded Boeing aircraft


KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Sunday refuted the reports stating that it has grounded one of its Boeing 777 aircraft due to fault.

PIA spokesperson in a statement rejected the reports and stated that the plane is stationed at one of its long storage facilities for the last 19 months, however it has not malfunctioned and is ready to be of service whenever needed.

Because of regulations in light of the COVID-19, the use of Boeing aircraft was not as frequent. The aircraft will soon be used again as soon as the regulations are lifted. The use of the Boeing aircraft will increase as soon as the Saudi airspace is open for flight operations.

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