ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has claimed that all flights are operating from all airports of the country as per schedule, while several groups of PIA employees remain on strike despite announcement of necessary services act 1952.

A spokesman for PIA said that flights PK-4232 from Islamabad to Abu Dhabi, PK-584 from Islamabad to Dera Ghazi Khan and PK-300 from Karachi to Islamabad and PK-755 from Islamabad to Riyadh have left for their destinations.

The spokesman said government has given a strong message and those who are taking law into their hands will be dealt with sternly.

Meanwhile Information Minister said that those pilots and employees who are performing their duties are national heroes. Such heroes will honored in the coming days, he added.

The PIA management once again asked the employees to call off their protest and resume duty and said that because of workers’ strike for six days the organisation had incurred a loss of Rs600 million.

PIA Joint Action Committee had Monday announced shutting down of all kind of operations across the country for indefinite as protest against the proposed privatization of the national flag carries airlines.