Expat Pulse
Latest and Updated Information for expatriates in Saudi Arabia.

PIA Flights to Saudi Arabia Starting from Today

PIA to start flight operations to Saudi Arabia from today

0 37

PIA Flights to Saudi Arabia Starting: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will start flight operations to Saudi Arabia from today (Monday) after the kingdom relaxed its travel restrictions.

PIA Flights to Saudi Arabia Starting from Today

According to a PIA spokesperson, Riyadh has only allowed one-way flights to the country due to the new strain of the coronavirus. He added that the national airline will resume flights to bring back stranded Pakistanis.

“It is a national responsibility to bring back Pakistanis stranded abroad,” said PIA CEO Arshad Malik.

READ  Corona Vaccine Distribution to start in 3 Days in Saudi Arabia

Last week, all PIA flights to Saudi Arabia were suspended until further notice.

The development came after Saudi government temporarily suspended entry into the Kingdom after a new strain of the coronavirus was identified in the United Kingdom. The mutation is believed to be more contagious.

A PIA spokesperson had said that the national carrier has suspended 18 flights to and from the Kingdom on the directives issued by the Saudi aviation authority.

The flight suspension will remain in effect until the Kingdom opens borders again, following which the passengers will be accommodated.

READ  Fines for UAE Expired residents visas waived till December 2020

The PIA spokesperson had asked effected passengers to register through the airline’s UAN 11-786-786 with their working phone numbers to receive timely updates.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.