ISLAMABAD —- The government has decided to introduce business plan 2020 to replace the aging fleet of national flag carrier with the latest fuel-efficient aircrafts.To fulfil the aim, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has inked an agreement with Boeing Company for purchase of five Boeing 777 family aircrafts with deliveries in 2015, Minister of State for Defence Sardar Saleem Haider told the Senate on Tuesday. “Fuel efficient narrow body aircrafts are planned for induction once the decision on the type of replacement aircraft is accorded by the competent authority after completion of through techno-economic evaluation,” said the written reply in response to question posed by Senator Karim Ahmed Khawaja who sought comments on model and life span of each aeroplane in PIA fleet.The plan has already been approved by PIA Board of Directors, said Haider, who was responding to a supplementary question by Senator Najma Hameed. The summary has also been sent to Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf for the final approval, he added.He, however, said B747s are not equipped with sophisticated Navigation System and are unable to comply with the arrival/departure procedures at Dubai and European destinations. The government is committed to restructure the national flag carrier and make it a profitable entity, he added.Several reforms to this effect have already been introduced, he said. Responding to another supplementary question, the Minister of State said two private airlines Shaheen and Airblue have been allowed to carry out the Haj operation this year.Sardar Saleem Haider said investigation into Bhoja Airlines is in progress and it will be made public on the website of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). About some other cases relating to aircrafts, he said investigation is underway.Minister of State for Defence also said PIA plans to induct nine Boeing aircraft on dry lease to conduct Haj operation in an efficient and orderly manner this year. Two airlines—Shaheen and Airblue will also carry the pilgrims. They have the capacity and facilities to successfully conduct the Haj flight operation, he added. He said the Ministry of Defence would ensure that no Haj flight is delayed.