Pakistan International Airlines—PIA, has announced to surge the number of flights to Saudi Arabia, as per the reports of local media.
The administration of the airline in its latest statement said that the new flights would be started to Dammam from the city Peshawar and the first flight would fly from the provincial capital of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the 19th of September.
The administration has also completed the preparations for starting the Peshawar to Madinah flights from the next month.
After the most recent decision, the number of flights for Dammam would be surged up to 9, whereas the figure would be increased to 42 for Jeddah following the start of the new flight plans by the administration of the national flag carrier, as per sources.
Previously on Friday, it surfaced that the federal government had taken the decision of adding 7 new aircraft to the fleet of Pakistan International Airlines under the new business plan in accordance with the vision of the PM Khan.
7 new planes would be added to the fleet of the national flag-carrier in the latest measure for reviving the state-owned organization.
As per sources, two Airbus 320 planes would be included to the fleet of the national flag carrier in the month of October, whereas 5 more aircraft would be added to the fleet next year on dry lease which would be surging the total number of planes to 37.
According to sources, the fleet would be increased to more than 45 planes within the span of 4 years.
Furthermore, the administration of the national flag carrier also took the decision of introducing new routes which would be made possible via the addition of new aircraft.