In the event that the PIA strike is prolonged the proposal to establish a new airline may be considered with the objective of facilitating passengers, Chairman Board of Investment (BoI) Dr Miftah Ismail told Business Recorder
. According to details, the new airline would, if required, be established within 90 days to 120 days. It will operate planes on the basis of wet lease and services of the crew, staff and other human resources will be acquired through outside sources. Total strength of the company will be from 500 to 600 employees.