Karachi, August 9, 2019: PIA Engineering set up
The Lahore Engineering is now fully capable of performing B777 aircraft ‘A’ checks indigenously after being approved
CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik said that this is a major step towards self-reliance of PIA Engineering. He congratulated Chief Technical Officer, Amir Ali and the Engineering team on successful completion of Check ‘A’ on
The Lahore Engineering base has also been upgraded for 777s. This will help not only in reducing expenses, save ground maintenance time, improve flight punctuality but also to earn extra revenue for PIA by providing services to other airlines.
It is worth mentioning that earlier Karachi was the only station approved to carry out maintenance checks of all types and aircraft had to be flown to Karachi. With Lahore base up-gradation it is now fully capable of B777 A checks.
Earlier Islamabad had been approved for A 320 higher checks few days back. PIA Engineering Department earlier last month also overhauled and recovered two long grounded aircraft which are now operational.