Karachi, January 05, 2018 (PPI-OT):Musharraf Rasool Cyan, President and CEO PIA has expressed his grief at the sad demise of Air Marshal (Retd.) Asghar Khan, who served as President of Pakistan International Airlines from 1965 till 1968. On behalf of the PIA family, he expressed heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family and admirers of late Air Marshal Asghar Khan.
Air Marshal Asghar Khan headed Pakistan International Airlines with great commitment, honesty and professionalism and will always be remembered as one of the pioneers of the National Flag Carrier. He played an instrumental role in the development of the airline and the airline owes a debt of gratitude to his dedicated services.
(It was during the late 60’s that the first computer in Pakistan (IBM 1401) was installed in PIA, a New Jet Hanger for Boeings and a supporting air frame overhaul shop were commissioned and completed. It was also during this period that passengers carried on domestic services crossed the million mark).
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