Pakistan International Airlines published an evaluation report in regards to the outcome of its narrowbody tender issued in December 2017. Carrier to lease one A320 from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise and two A319s from Jackson Square Aviation, as bids from Apollo Aviation and AerCap were rejected due to age requirements or delivery schedule not meeting the requirements. Apollo had offered two A319s, and AerCap offered four E195s to PIA.

Expected delivery on the winning aircraft is by end of 2018, on six-year leases.