On Thursday, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced that they will be operating relief flights for Pakistanis left stranded in Australia and in South Korea.
The first flight will leave today from Islamabad for Seoul which will bring 300 nationals back to the country. Another flight PK-8692 will leave tomorrow for Melbourne.
The special flight will bring 300 Pakistanis from Australia which will land in Islamabad on the 26th of April.
The National carrier PIA also decided to operate 53 more special flights from the next week to bring back Pakistanis stuck abroad.
These special flights will be sent to Oman, Turkey, Jeddah, Khartoum, Algeria, Nairobi, Amsterdam, and Zurich to bring back the stranded Pakistanis.
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Those passengers who were not able to travel back to Pakistan due to the suspension of flights are asked to contact the airline’s call center and also to provide their local numbers for coordination.
These numbers will help the airline’s call center to inform the passengers regarding the booking procedures, flight suspension, or any other changes made in the flight operations.
On the other hand, PIA also announced that they have reduced their fare after CEO Air Marshal Arshad Malik took notice of the high fare charges taken from the Pakistanis returning from overseas.
A spokesman from PIA said that the updated ticket fares are now available on the e-ticketing system.