PIA to Operate Over 100 Flights To Bring 25,000 Stranded Pakistanis From KSA, UAE
KARACHI– Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will operate more more than 100 flights to bring back nearly 25, 000 stranded Pakistanis from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and UAE in the coming week.
PIA had requested Government of Pakistan to allow additional frequencies of special relief flights to bring back the stranded Pakistanis which has been granted. PIA spokesman said on Saturday .
PIA has scheduled more than 100 flights to bring back more than 10,000 stranded Pakistanis from Saudi Arabia and 15, 000 from UAE during the next week. PIA will fly empty without passengers from Pakistan and will only bring back passengers from UAE and Saudi Arabia.
The additional flights have been scheduled for the conveneince of passengers as due to rush, fast selling of tickets on limited availablity.
PIA spokesman said that some PIA offices are closed due lockdown restrictions in these countries due to Covid 19.
However, that tickets can be purchased through PIA website or PIA booking offices in Pakistan and through PIA travel agents.— PRESS RELEASE