Pakistan International Airline’s Spokesperson said that More than PIA has brought back 11,700 Pakistanis stranded abroad through 104 special flights.
PIA’s special flights continue operations for bringing back Pakistanis stranded abroad after the suspension of flight operations due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier on 22nd April, the national airlines announced to start the operation of 53 special flights from the next week to bring back the nationals stuck overseas.
These will fly to Algeria, Amsterdam, Jeddah, Khartoum, Nairobi, Oman, Turkey and Zurich.
All the stranded passengers are asked to contact the airline’s call center and provide them with their local number in order to keep in coordination.
According to the spokesperson, a very first flight will fly in the history heading off to Melbourne flight PK-8963, which will be bringing the stranded Pakistanis from Australia on the 26th of April.
He added that the national carrier is continuously making efforts to serve Pakistanis stuck in foreign countries.
The provided numbers will help the call centers to acknowledge the passengers regarding their booking procedure, flight suspension, or any other changes made in the flight operations.