| GEO Business|
| PIA, PALPA, SAP reach deal after successful dialogue|
| Updated at: 0221 PST, Wednesday, July 29, 2009|
ISLAMABAD: SAP, the organization of aircraft engineers of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the organization of PIA pilots PALPA and the administration PIA have reached a successful conclusion of dialogue following which, a deal for increase in salaries of PIA employees together with other issues has been signed.
According to sources, the deal was signed among KCBA, admin PIA, SAP and PALPA on matters relating to hike in salaries including other long standing issues on Tuesday.
As per deal 45000 rupees in salaries of pilots and 22000 rupees in salaries of engineers will be increased, sources said.
President SAP Shaukat Jamsheed said PIA administration agreed to 80 per cent demands put forth by SAP including the increase in salaries, and no to the exclusion of engineering department from PIA.