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PIA to operate 35 flights weekly to Saudi Arabia

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced plans to expand its flight operation to Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom relaxed coronavirus-related restrictions from December 1.
In a statement issued on Saturday, the airline said that PIA management has started expanding air operations to Saudi Arabia as 35 flights a week will be operated from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia. 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 the 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. – TLTP