In yet another positive development, PIA announces to launch more flights on international route
*KARACHI: **In yet another positive development, National Flag Carrier announces to launch more flights on international route to Saudi Arabia.*
*The national flag-carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), has made an announcement to increase the number of flights to Saudi Arabia, citing sources.*
The airline administration said in its latest statement that new flights will be commenced to Dammam from Peshawar and the first flight will fly from the provincial capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on September 19 (Thursday).
The administration has also finalised preparations to start Peshawar-Madinah flights from the next month.
Following the latest decision, the number of flights for Dammam will increase up to 9, whereas, the figure will be raised to 42 for Jeddah after the commencement of new flight plans by the PIA administration, sources added.
Earlier on Friday, it emerged that the federal government had decided to add seven new aircraft to the fleet of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) under the new business plan in line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.