KARACHI: The nationwide flag-carrier, Pakistan Worldwide Airways (PIA), has introduced the document variety of promotions of 1,000 flight attendants because it was the highest-ever determine within the historical past citing previous data, ARY Information reported on Saturday.
The announcement was made by way of a notification issued by the administration, a replica of which obtained by ARY Information, previous to the upcoming main occasion of Eid-ul-Azha falling on Monday (August 12).
Sources mentioned that the large-scale promotions had been made for the primary time in historical past in Flight Companies Division of the nationwide flag-carrier as greater than 600 flight attendants had been promotion to Grade four to Grade 5, whereas, greater than 90 attendants had been promoted to Group 6 from Grade-5.
Learn Extra: PIA administration transfers 85 flight attendants to Islamabad
Based on the notification, greater than 121 attendants had been lifted from Grade 5 to Grade 6, greater than 726 from Grade four to Grade 5, greater than 94 from Grade 6 to Grade 7 and 15 had been promoted to Grade eight from Grade 7.
Furthermore, the administration has additionally accepted the promotion of greater than 100 floor employees members to the subsequent grade. The Basic Supervisor of Flight Companies Division mentioned that the administration will notify promotions of various teams of floor employees after completion of its post-Hajj flight operations.
Learn Extra: PIA introduces discounted tickets as much as 20 per cent
Sources mentioned that the section of promotions for flight attendants was delayed as a consequence of completely different causes together with political stress, priorities of staff’ unions, misusage of rules and exemption orders.
The PIA spokesperson termed the event because the ‘document quantity’ of promotion within the historical past of the nationwide flag-carrier as many of the crew members have been awarded promotion after 15 years.
The choice was finalised by the promotion board and the promotions had been made on clear rules which ensured merit-based promotions of the workers, the spokesperson added.