Jeddah, October 30, 2012 (PPI-OT): Defence Secretary and Chairman PIA, Lieutenant General (retd) Asif Yasin Malik to oversee arrangements for returning Pakistani Hujjaj was on a day’s visit to Jeddah Hajj Terminal here on Tuesday.
He directed the PIA employees at Jeddah that it is the duty of each one to provide maximum facilitation and comfortable journey to the returning Hujjaj.
Chairman PIA said that there is no doubt that PIA has the foundation and expertise however; collective and concerted efforts are needed for ensuring speedy handling of Hujjaj for timely departures of returning flights. He complimented the employees on successful Pre-Hajj Operation while emphasizing continued efforts for Post Hajj returning flights.
Chairman PIA visited the passenger processing and briefing points, PIA Check in counters, PIA Office and Hujjaj Waiting area and Boarding Lounge at the Jeddah Hajj Terminal.
Director flight operations PIA Captain Anwar Adil, Director Airport Services PIA, Mazhar Kayani, General Manager Passenger Handling Services PIA, Mr. Saeed Khan, Country Manager PIA, Mr. Shabaz Ahmed, PIA Manager Hajj, Sohail Qudoos Raja were present at Jeddah Hajj Terminal for the briefing.
PIA’s Post Hajj flights will start arriving Pakistan on 31st October 2012 and the operation to conclude on Nov 29.
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S. Sultan Hasan
General Manager, Public Affairs
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
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