PIA

KARACHI: The national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), has decided to operate flights from Karachi to Skardu to facilitate tourists as well as residents of Gilgit-Baltistan.
The airline’s chief executive officer has instructed the sales manager to operationalise the Karachi-Skardu route. They said the national flag carrier will operate flights on this route twice a week.
PIA’s Airbus 320 will be used for the purpose. Flights will be diverted to Islamabad in case of inclement weather.
On August 6, Pakistan International Airlines announced a major cut in its domestic fares ahead of Independence Day. A PIA spokesman said flyers travelling on domestic flights to Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad will be able to avail a 14 per cent cut until August 14. – TLTP