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Friday Aug 06 2021
By
Web Desk

PIA dismisses 'baseless reports' of not providing mineral water on domestic flights

By
Web Desk
Representational image. Photo: File
Representational image. Photo: File

  • "PIA unequivocally denies such baseless reports intended to mislead our guests". 
  • PIA terms reports claiming it will not serve mineral water on domestic flights "irresponsible and unprofessional". 
  • PIA says such reports only intend to mislead passengers.


ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has categorically rejected news reports that the national flag-bearer will not provide mineral water to passengers during domestic flights. 

"PIA refutes a web news item intended to damage our repute that we will not provide water onboard," said the PIA, adding that it is a "misrepresentation by some prominent media outlets" adding that it is both irresponsible and unprofessional.

Read more: CAA bars airlines from serving food on domestic flights due to COVID threat 

The national flag-carrier said such reports only intended to mislead passengers. 

A day earlier, news reports claimed that the PIA had decided not to serve half-litre mineral water bottles to passengers on domestic flights. 

The report said that the PIA crew would provide water in glasses to passengers on demand.