PIA to operate 35 flights weekly to Saudi Arabia

PIA at heathrow airport - PIA to operate 35 flights weekly to Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: The national flag-bearer, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), has decided to expand its flight operation to Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom eased Covid-related restrictions from December 1.

In a statement issued on Saturday, the PIA said that its management has started expanding air operations to Saudi Arabia as 35 flights a week will be operated from Pakistan to different Saudi destinations.

It said the flights would be operated to Saudi cities including Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and Al Qassim from Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, and Peshawar.

According to the statement, different category flights of the national flag carrier are already operating, and now the operation will be further expanded after the easing of sanctions on December 1.

However, the passengers departing from December 1 would have to comply with a five-day quarantine requirement in accordance with Saudi laws. “The decision with regard to increasing the number of flights will be taken as per the demand in the coming days, said the statement.

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