After 12 years, direct flights from Quetta to Peshawar resume
QUETTA: After 12 years, the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has resumed direct flights between Quetta and Peshawar.
According to details, Parliamentary Secretary Information Balochistan Bushra Rind cut the ribbon at a ceremony at Quetta International Airport and inaugurated direct flights from Quetta to Peshawar.
PIA Balochistan General Manager Bilal Afzal, PSM Lodhi Mohammad, CSO ASF Munsif Gul, Terminal Manager Civil Aviation Sohaib Ahmed and other senior officials were also present on the occasion.
Balochistan Parliamentary Secretary Information Bushra Rind said that the resumption of PIA flights from Quetta to Peshawar after 12 years was the result of the efforts of the federal and provincial governments.
Bushra Rind said that the launch of flights from Quetta to Peshawar would not only provide travel facilities to the people between the two provinces but also boost business and tourism.
She said that initially two flights a week from Quetta to Peshawar and from Peshawar to Quetta would be operated on Friday and Tuesday.