Jubilation and celebrations broke out at Islamabad and Lahore airports after Peoples Unity won Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CBA union referendum 2018. Peoples Unity with the support of grand alliance bagged 4,228 votes, while Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz- backed Air Leauge could get 1,797 votes. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supported Insaf Front secured only 78 votes.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-backed Peoples Unity leader Hidayatullah Khan has been elected as President of All Pakistan PIA CBA. As the result was announced, party supporters gathered in large numbers to celebrate their victory. In Islamabad, a woman supporter, who is said to be an air hostess of the national flag carrier, and a steward took the stage to entrance the crowd with their dance to an Indian song “Laila“.