LAHORE (Staff Report) – On the directions of Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Special Assistant to Prime Minister, Capt. Shujaat Azeem, PIA has increased its flights to Gilgit
Baltistan and is now offering 11 flights per week.
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As per detail PIA flights now include two daily flights on the sector Islamabad- Gilgit-Islamabad every Friday, Sunday, Monday and Thursday; while one daily flight is operated on Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Spokesman of the National Flag Carrier said in a statement issued here on Thursday.
“These flights are operated by ATR aircraft”, the Spokesman said.
PIA for the convenience of its passengers is now offering seven flights per week on Islamabad- Skardu- Islamabad route of which three flights per week are operated by A320 and the rest by ATR aircraft.
The Spokesman further said that airline is also offering four flights per week on Islamabad-Peshawar-Chitral route.
The increase in frequency of flights would not only allow tourism to flourish in the area but would also greatly facilitate its residents.
Chairman PIA, Nasser NS Jaffer has directed that the highest standards of punctuality and service delivery must be ensured in all flights.