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History of PIA - Pakistan International Airlines

On August 14, 2016, PIA launched its PIA Premier service with an Airbus A330-300 (registration 4R-ALN) wet leased from SriLankan Airlines. The inaugural flight PK-785 was operated from Islamabad to London. The wet lease term of 4R-ALN was not extended after it performed flight PK-758 from London-Heathrow to Lahore on February 8, 2017.

PIA Premier Basic Facts

Destinations: Islamabad, Lahore and London

Slogan: There's a change in the sky

Former Fleet
Registration Type of Aircraft Cn/Sn Mfd Lessor Delivery Date Return Date
4R-ALN Airbus A330-343 1604 2015 SriLankan Airlines August 6, 2016 February 2017

 

PIA Premier Logo

PIA Premier Logo

PIA Premier logo  (Abbas Ali Collection)

PIA Premier Livery

PAKISTAN in green painted  above cabin windows line and Premier in golden painted below cabin windows line on front of all-white fuselage. Aircraft tail sports Pakistan flag like aircraft in standard PIA livery. Engine cover displays stylised PIA Urdu logo in golden colour in the centre of deep maroon circle with golden boundary.

PIA Premier Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300  (Abbas Ali Collection)

PIA Premier Airbus A330-343 (4R-ALN) front side with PAKISTAN Premier titles


PIA Premier Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300  (Abbas Ali Collection)

PIA Premier Airbus A330-343 (4R-ALN) tail with Pakistan flag as displayed by aircraft in standard PIA livery


PIA Premier Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300  (Abbas Ali Collection)

PIA Premier Airbus A330-343 (4R-ALN) engine cover with stylised PIA Urdu logo


PIA Premier is started to provide better & improved services to passengers with modern aircraft cabin interior, state of the art In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) and new in-flight meals menu. Complimentary limousine service is available to Business Class passengers arriving at London-Heathrow Airport.

PIA Premier Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300  (Abbas Ali Collection)

PIA Premier Airbus A330-343 (4R-ALN) Business Class cabin seats


PIA Premier Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300  (Abbas Ali Collection)

PIA Premier Airbus A330-343 (4R-ALN) Business Class cabin seats


PIA Premier Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300  (Abbas Ali Collection)

PIA Premier Airbus A330-343 (4R-ALN) Economy Class cabin seats


PIA Premier Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300  (Abbas Ali Collection)

PIA Premier Airbus A330-343 (4R-ALN) Economy Class cabin seats



PIA Premier Uniform

PIA Premier Cabin Crew Uniform

PIA Premier Cabin Crew Uniform  (Abbas Ali Collection)

The uniform designed by Nomi Ansari includes plum colour trouser, shirt and cap with stylised PIA Urdu logo in golden colour. The turquoise colour headscarf with flying birds print is designed by Sania Maskatiya. The flight pursers wear 1956-1960 uniform design modified with inclusion of stylised PIA Urdu logo on stole


PIA Premier Cabin Crew Uniform

PIA Premier Cabin Crew Uniform  (Abbas Ali Collection)

The turquoise colour headscarf with flying birds print is from "Udaan" collection designed by Sania Maskatiya


PIA Premier Fleet Registration Marks

Registration Type of Aircraft Cn/Sn Ex Mfd Delivery Date
4R-ALN Airbus A330-343 1604 F-WWCP 2015 August 6, 2016

PIA Premier Aircraft Specifications

Airbus A330-300

PIA Premier Airbus A330-343

Airbus A330-300  (Abbas Ali Collection)

4R-ALN - the lone Airbus A330-343 in PIA Premier livery

Airbus A330-300 Specifications

Accommodation: Two-class layout for 48 passengers

Economy Plus Class: 28 seats

Economy Class: 269 seats

Length/height/wing span: 63.69m/16.83 m/60.30 m

Powerplant: two Rolls-Royce Trent 772B-60 turbofans, 316 kN thrust each

Maximum cruising speed: 871 km/h

Maximum range: approx. 11300 km with typical load


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