| GEO Pakistan|
| Standoff between PIA management, PALPA resolved|
| Updated at: 2044 PST, Thursday, April 23, 2009|
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Airline Pilots' Association (PALPA) announced to call off protests after successful negotiations with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) management on Thursday.
According to sources, talks between PALPA and PIA management were held at the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The PALPA announced to end protests after the meeting. The PALPA had demanded that the government should increase pilotsí salaries by 35 percent.
Due to pilotsí strike, domestic and international flight operations were affected and passengers had to suffer.