First special PIA flight carrying 200 Pakistani nationals departs from US
The first special flight of Pakistan International Airline (PIA), carrying 200 nationals from the US, departed today for Pakistan.
The national carrier resumes to carry out special flight operations to return stranded Pakistanis to their country.
Another PIA flight will carry 150 Pakistani students back to their homeland tomorrow, according to the flight schedule. Asad Amjad, Pakistani U.S. envoy, overviewed all the arrangements required at the airport.
Previously, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had been allowed to operate direct flights to the United States (US) to carry stranded people back to Pakistan.
In addition, PIA conducted four flights from Lahore as the national air carrier continues its relief flight service following the outbreak of Coronavirus.
According to details, PIA’s PK-757 carried the British national and departed from Lahore for London, while it brought about 200 stranded Pakistanis from London to Lahore.
The special flight PK-203 departed for Dubai on May 8 to carry back stranded nationals from Pakistan.
In addition, two empty PIA planes departed from Lahore to Dubai and brought back 400 stranded Pakistanis back to Faisalabad.