photo shows AP-BFL at Sharjah Airport, UAE, in November of 1998.
celebrate Pakistan's 50 years of independence, a specially
designed small marking was applied on all PIA aircraft. Each
aircraft was given name of a Pakistani city and this name was
painted below the special marking. In this photo you can see
this specially designed marking applied under the flight deck
windows of AP-BFL. Painted below this marking, in very small
text, is the name "City of Abbotabad" given to AP-BFL