Supreme Court has taken notice of an application regarding giving of profitable routes of  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to other airlines and intended privatization of the Corporation reported Radio Pakistan. 

A two-member bench of the Apex Court comprising Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and Justice Faisal Arab has issued a notice to the Federation of Pakistan, Chairman PIA and Ministry of Defense to respond to the matter in one week and the matter be listed in the week commencing on 9th of next month. 

It further directed that no fresh recruitment shall be made in PIA.