PIA starts off flight functions to Saudi Arabia

  • PIA suggests Riyadh has only permitted a single-way flights to the country 
  • PIA CEO says its a nationwide obligation to convey back again stranded Pakistanis
  • PIA flights ended up suspended last 7 days due to COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started flight operations to Saudi Arabia from nowadays just after the kingdom relaxed its vacation limits.

According to a PIA spokesperson, Riyadh has only permitted a single-way flights to the place because of to the new pressure of the coronavirus. He additional that the countrywide airline will resume flights to convey back again stranded Pakistanis.

“It is a countrywide duty to carry again Pakistanis stranded abroad,” claimed PIA CEO Arshad Malik.

PIA flights to Saudi Arabia suspended

Last 7 days, all PIA flights to Saudi Arabia were being suspended until finally even further discover.

The development came soon after Saudi governing administration temporarily suspended entry into the Kingdom soon after a new pressure of the coronavirus was recognized in the United Kingdom. The mutation is considered to be extra contagious.

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A PIA spokesperson experienced claimed that the national carrier has suspended 18 flights to and from the Kingdom on the directives issued by the Saudi aviation authority. 

The flight suspension will keep on being in outcome until eventually the Kingdom opens borders again, adhering to which the passengers will be accommodated.

The PIA spokesperson experienced questioned effected travellers to register through the airline’s UAN 11-786-786 with their performing cellular phone quantities to get well timed updates.