Pakistan International Airlines orders inquiry after Sherry Rahman’s tweet

General Press Release

Karachi, December 27, 2016 (PPI-OT):Reference media queries regarding a tweet by Senator Sherry Rahman, please note that two ATR aircraft were parked on adjacent bays at Karachi airport, departing for Multan and Sukkur at almost the same time. Due to some confusion the coach driver dropped her at the wrong bay.

However as she approached the aircraft operating for Multan, the staff present outside the aircraft, corrected her and guided her to the other aircraft which was parked a few steps away. Such instances are very rarely reported but confusion may occur in case of simultaneous departures. To avoid this, airlines have checks at multiple levels where boarding cards are checked and any such passengers can be intercepted. Inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

For more information, contact:
General Manager
Public Affairs
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
PIA Head Office Airport
Tel: +92-21-99043823
Fax: +92-21-34572225, +92-21-34570419
Cell: +92-322-7420707