In today’s episode of the Tribune Take, we take a look at the downward spiral of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), what the impending new competition means, and what needs to be done to bring PIA around.
Saad Hasan, The Express Tribune reporter in Karachi, says that one of the reasons for PIA’s down hill trend were its powerful unions which forced key deals to fall through, shut down airports and even have the Managing Director changed.
Hasan says that with the addition of new airlines in Pakistan will further weaken the hold of PIA, forcing the ailing giant into countering the competition. The general public being the benefactor of any price or quality war.
Read Saad Hasan’s articles here.
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