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Pakistan to acquire new flight operations control from Turkey

ISLAMABAD: Following Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan has decided to import new state of the art flight operations control system from a Turkey-based IT company to avoid plane accidents in future.
According to a press release issued by PIA officials, the new system, state of the art flight operations control system, is approved from International Civil Aviation, which will also upgrade PIA’s service delivery to international standards.
The new system will help PIA monitor arriving and departing flights in an improved manner, the statement read.
It is pertinent to be mentioned here that that 97 people lost their lives after PIA flight PK-8303 coming from Lahore to Karachi crashed in the Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi.
At least 41 bodies out of the 97 killed in the incident have been identified and handed over to their families, while the process of the bodies’ identification through DNA test is underway. Only two passengers survived in the PIA plane crash.
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