According to The Nation, the PIA flight had a lunch menu set (peanuts, chips, and biscuits), but it didn't appeal to Flight Captain Noushad, who asked for a sandwich instead. The paper reported: "The [catering] staff told [Captain Noushad] that sandwiches could only be arranged by placing an order to a five-star hotel in the city, which would take more than two hours. The captain remained adamant about his demand and said no matter how much time it would take and that he needed sandwiches at any cost."
Although management at the PIA head office allegedly approved the schedule-busting sandwich order Neo skin lab derma21, a spokesperson from the airline told The Nation following the incident that management ordered an investigation and would follow up.
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