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Re: PIA to Suspend Tokyo Flights

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:59 pm

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According to DAWN News, PIA Tokyo flights ending on February 16. The airline's Tokyo flights were suffering loss of PKR 300,000,000/- per year.

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Re: PIA to Suspend Tokyo Flights

Post by Abbas Ali » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:52 am

PIA to suspend Tokyo flights by mid-February due to 'heavy losses'

Dawn.com

January 14, 2019


The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to suspend its flights to Tokyo starting next month due to "heavy losses", a spokesperson said on Sunday.

The national flag-carrier currently flies to the Japanese capital as the second leg of its Islamabad-Beijing-Tokyo route.

But starting February 15, it will suspend the Tokyo flights "due to heavy losses being incurred on this route", PIA spokesman Mashood Tajwar told Dawn.com.

He clarified that only the flights between Beijing and Tokyo were being suspended and that the Islamabad-Beijing route will remain intact.

Source: DAWN

Cash-strapped PIA discontinues Tokyo flights

ISLAMABAD:
The national flag carrier on Sunday announced that it will discontinue its flights to Tokyo, Japan owing to financial losses.

With Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) buried in increasing debt, the airline’s management has decided to suspend flights from Beijing to Tokyo from February 15.

Following the closure of the route, PIA flights will be restricted to Beijing.

Mashood Tajwar, the airline’s spokesperson, said the step has been taken in view of incurring an annual loss of Rs300 million from its Tokyo flights.

Tajwar added that the route has been discontinued to cut down on PIA losses.

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Re: PIA to Suspend Tokyo Flights

Post by Abbas Ali » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:42 pm

CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik at a press conference informed that:

PIA Tokyo flights were suffering loss of 300 million rupees.

Japanese authorities were not allowing PIA to carry more than eighty passengers on airline's flights between Beijing and Tokyo.

There was long layover for PIA cockpit and cabin crew in Tokyo.

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Re: PIA to Suspend Tokyo Flights

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:18 pm

BEIJING - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Country Manager to China, Hong Kong, and Macau, Nasir Jamal Malik about suspension of PIA flight from Beijing to Tokyo confirmed that starting February 15, PIA will suspend its operation to the Japanese capital as the second leg of its Islamabad-Beijing-Tokyo route.

The management has decided to suspend flights from Beijing to Tokyo due to heavy losses being incurred on this route. Only the flights between Beijing and Tokyo are being suspended and that the Islamabad-Beijing route will remain intact.

Source: The Nation
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