PIA to run additional flights for repatriation of stranded Pakistanis


ISLAMABAD:

The Pakistan Worldwide Airways (PIA) on Sunday introduced that it’ll run additional flights to repatriate the Pakistanis stranded overseas resulting from Covid-19 journey restrictions.

In keeping with the plan, the nationwide flag service will function 32 flights to carry again nationals earlier than the forthcoming Eidul Azha.

The administration of the airline stated that they’d use Boeing 777 plane to repatriate these caught in Kabul.

The PIA will function flights on July 12 and 16 for Afghanistan, with 5 particular flights deliberate for the nationals caught in center japanese nations, it added.

These stranded in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will even be repatriated. PIA has added 10 extra flights to its routine operation for Saudi Arabia to carry again nationals.

Learn Emirates suspends flights from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka until July 15

The airline will even function eight particular flights for Tashkent, utilising Airbus 320 plane for the aim, and it will function a particular flight to carry again college students stranded in Bishkek.

Earlier this month, Minister for Data Fawad Chaudhry stated that PIA had considerably elevated the variety of its worldwide flights to repatriate Pakistanis caught overseas.

Fawad added that the variety of worldwide flights had been elevated by the Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s directions after holding detailed conferences with the related officers of PIA and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Categorical Information had earlier reported that 1000’s of Pakistanis flocked to the airports and complained of mistreatment by the airways.

In keeping with the report, 36,000 Pakistanis had been caught in Doha, whereas 12,000 in Turkey, awaiting a homeward flight.




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