Vision and Mission Statment of Pia

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Business Policy
Assignment 1

Mission and Vision Statement

Professor: - B. ILAHI
Section: - A

Group members
Syed Suleman Nabi
Naveed Javed
Arooj Chaudry
Salman Zia

Pakistan International Airlines


Birth of a Nation, Birth of an Airline
Air transport has probably never been more important to the development of a new nation than in the case of Pakistan. In June 1946, when Pakistan was still in the offing, Mr. Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the Founder of the upcoming nation, instructed Mr. M.A. Ispahani, a leading industrialist, to set up a national airline, on a priority basis. With his singular vision and foresight, Mr. Jinnah realized that with the formation of the two wings of Pakistan, separated by 1100 miles, a swift and efficient mode of transport was imperative. Orient Airways Takes to the Skies

On 23rd October 1946, a new airline was born. Orient Airways, along with the help of BOAC aircraft which had been chartered by the Government of Pakistan, started relief operations and transportation of people between Delhi and Karachi, the two capitals. A New National Flag Carrier for Pakistan

Orient Airways was a privately owned company, with limited capital and resources. It could not be expected to grow and expand independently. It was then that the Government of Pakistan decided to form a state-owned airline and invited Orient Airways to merge with it. The outcome of the merger was the birth of a new airline, through PIAC Ordinance 1955 on January 10, 1955. Historic Firsts and Unbroken Records

In 1962, finding the upper winds forecast favorable, PIA set out to break the record for the fastest flight between London and Karachi. Style, Glamour, and Charisma
Around this time, the airline saw a change in the top slot. Air vice Marshal, Asghar Khan took over the reins of PIA for a tenure of 3 years. A number of highpoints are attributed to this period. The most colourful, if not the most significant, occurrence for PIA was the...
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