PIA Special Gulf Flights Update
Pakistan International Airlines has increased its flights on this Eid 2021 to bring back stranded Pakistanis especially in the Gulf Countries Like Qatar Bahrain Oman UAE and Saudi Arabia.
PIA Special Gulf Flights has been now increased and the increased the number of flights announced for the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain has increased from 18 to 38 flights
According to the PIA Special Gulf Flights spokesman Abdullah Hafeez in view of the demand of Pakistanis stranded abroad, the number of flights has been increased before Eid-ul-Adha so that more passengers can return to their home country on this Eid 2021.
According to PIA Special Gulf Flights From 6th July To 18th July total number of 14 flights will be operated from Doha to Islamabad in which more than three and a half thousand passengers will be brought back to Pakistan.
According to PIA officials 20 special flights have been scheduled from UAE to Pakistan out of which 6 will be to Lahore 4 to Karachi and 10 to Islamabad. These flights will be operated between July 5 and July 16, while more than 5,000 passengers will be brought to Pakistan through these flights.
The spokesman added that four flights were scheduled to bring passengers from Bahrain.
According to the spokesperson of PIA considering the number of passengers not only the number of flights has been increased but also the number of passengers will be brought by Boeing aircraft instead of Airbus so that the number of passengers can be increased.
He further said that it would be decided to view additional flights before Eid-ul-Adha considering the number of passengers and demand.
It may be recalled that last week several flights were canceled due to over-booking by foreign airlines after which passengers from abroad especially from Gulf countries are facing problems.
The government of Pakistan and the Civil Aviation Division took note of the matter and directed the state-owned airline PIA to operate additional flights.
Initially PIA announced 18 flights to the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain, which has now been increased to 38.