54 special flights scheduled to repatriate stranded Pakistanis
54 special flights were scheduled to carry stranded Pakistanis back to their country, according to reports.
The sources reported that the special flights are likely to take off from various airports in and outside Pakistan from 11 to 15 June.
Around 10,000 Pakistanis will be brought back to their homeland through the 54 special flights, out of which 34 of the flights will be operated by Pakistan International Airline (PIA).
International airlines will also play their role in bringing back stranded Pakistanis from around the world, according to the information. Nine flights to Pakistan will be operated by Emirates airlines, five will be operated by Qatar Airways, four will be operated by Saudi air while a Srilankan air flight will carry the passengers back to Pakistan.
The flights will bring back Pakistanis from America, the UK , Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Malaysia.
Emirates had announced on June 5 that it will operate 14 outbound flights from three major Pakistani cities.
The flight service of Emirates commenced on June 8, including a regular flight from Karachi. Five weekly flights from Lahore, and two weekly from Islamabad to Dubai.