Sources said, PIA will obtain five more 320-A aircrafts on January 4 and it will induct them in its fleet. PIA has acquired these new aircrafts on lease for the period ranging between 5 to 7 years. National Airlines will appoint its own staff in these planes. PIA is also engaged in talks with different companies to obtain 777 Boeing planes on lease which are likely to be inducted in its fleet till March.

PIA holds total 35 planes and 27 among them are functional. Following the induction of new planes PIA service will be restored in those countries which have imposed ban on national airlines.