PIA issues Rs35m in discounts to travel agencies.

KARACHI -- Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) administration provided more than Rs 35 million in discounts to different travel agencies in domestic tickets, despite the airline's already staggering losses in the billions. According to the details, the discounts were given on 2620 tickets, with discount rates ranging from 50 per cent, 70 per cent and 100 per cent. The total cost of these tickets without discounts was Rs 3.53 billion, while the discount given on these tickets was Rs 160.43 million. The Auditor General of Pakistan raised objections to this decision, citing the airline's financial situation and the fact that agencies are not authorized to provide discounts on tickets without a...

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