PIA ends flights to Kuwait

07:46 PM | 26 Jan, 2018
PIA ends flights to Kuwait
LAHORE - The national flag carrier has stopped its flight operations to Kuwait from February 1, according to media reports.

Officials say the airline will no longer book flights for Kuwait through its reservation system from February 1.

Pakistan International Airlines had been incurring an annual loss due to its flight operations to the US, prompting the management to stop flights.

In November, PIA closed routes to three European destinations - Barcelona (Spain), Paris (France) and Milan (Italy) - after it suspended flights to New York.

The news comes amid reports that the government will sell PIA’s core business by April 15th.

Privatisation Minister Daniyal Aziz in a recent press conference informed that the government was only planning to privatise the core business which includes the management and flight operations of the airline, while the remaining business would continue being the government’s property.

Furthermore, it was informed that the government will develop another company that will control all of PIA’s assets.