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PIA announces whooping cut in ticket prices for Saudi Arabia flights

04:13 PM | 4 Apr, 2024
PIA announces whooping cut in ticket prices for Saudi Arabia flights
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KARACHI – The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Thursday announced a massive cut in its ticket prices for Saudi Arabia flights, starting from April 2.

The national carrier has decreased the return Umrah ticket price for northern region from Rs150,000 to Rs103,000 after a significant decrease of Rs47,000 for a limited period.

The return Umrah ticket price from Karachi has been declined by Rs30,000 to Rs95,000 from previous price of Rs125,000.

The PIA has also announced a 30 percent discount on ticket prices for overseas Pakistanis, who hold employment or residential visas of Saudi Arabia. 

The national airline has conveyed its booking offices and agents about revised ticket prices. The revised Umrah ticket prices will be applicable from April 7 to 11, while the discount for those who hold employment and residential visas will come into effect from April 2 to April 11.

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
 
76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
 
1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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