Pakistan International Airlines has more than 500 employees per aircraft

    Pakistan‘s Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, via his official Twitter account, stated (28-Sep-2018) Pakistan International Airlines has a ratio of more than 500 employees per aircraft. Under a post entitled: ‘State of affairs of key state institutions PTI-govt inherited’ and in reference to the carrier, Mr Chaudhry noted the following statistics for the carrier:

    • Permanent employees: 14,800;
    • Employees on daily wages: 3700;
    • Employees per jet: More than 500;
    • Financial loss in 2017: PKR45 billion (USD360 million);
    • Overall loss: PKR356 billion (USD2.8 billion).