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PIA trolled for calling continental breakfast ‘Pakistani’

Social media users urged PIA to promote local culture instead and reminded them that it’s ‘Paratha’ and egg that is ‘taste of home’.

News Desk |

The recent attempt of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) to uplift its service quality seems to have gone into vain when netizens on Twitter slammed the national carrier for introducing continental breakfast in its menu and calling it Pakistani.

The PIA took to Twitter to inform the public about the recent additions to its breakfast menu. “Just when you start missing it, we serve you a taste of home! A dash of salt and little bit of pepper, we tantalize your taste buds with our delicious meal to welcome the glorious morning” tweeted Pakistan International Airlines.

The netizens trolled PIA for terming the sausages and beans the local breakfast meal. People reminded them it’s the egg and paratha that is a typical Pakistani breakfast.

Some advised PIA to change their creative team. Other stated that they should promote local culture.

PIA spokesperson when talking to a local media outlet stated that “You see, we not only serve a local breakfast….but also a continental breakfast on our flights to give our passengers as much variety as possible”.

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Pakistan International Airlines in previous tweets has expressed its resolve to uplift the national carrier and make it one of the profitable state-owned organizations, as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan. It also informed that PIA has been taken down from the list of privatization while a tactful strategy has been constructed to boost the revenues of the airline.

Following the vision, PIA has been making several attempts to improve its customer service which includes the availability to upgrade the seats and addition of continental menu in its meal.