The government of Pakistan has announced the latest updated flight schedule that will be heavily focusing on flights to the UAE and Gulf region. New flights are added to bring stranded Pakistanis from Chad, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Liberia. There are over 22 flights from UAE, 8 flights from Saudi Arabia, 7 from Qatar, and 4 from Oman. Apart from that, there will be flights to USA, UK, and other countries.
- British giant Menzies Aviation acquires 51% of Royal Airport Services, Pakistan
- PIA to replace up to 8 of its narrow-body Airbus A320s
- Secretary Aviation Hasan Nasir Jamy posted out to Privatisation Division
- Air Sial received first of 3 Airbus A320s
- Ex Air Force bureaucrat Khaqan Murtaza appointed as DG Civil Aviation
PIA is currently operating flights to Europe, America, and Gulf. There is a flight schedule from Wuhan for 18 May, China bringing back Pakistani students stuck there since the lockdown. PIA will also operate its first flight from New York, New Ark airport on 18th May. and on 18th there are 2 flights from Qatar, one from Saudi Arabia and one from UAE. Shanghai, China to Karachi by PIA. On 19th there is a flight bringing detainees from Kuwait to Lahore, another flight from Suadi Arabia to Multan and one from Shanghai, China to Karachi.
According to the plan following flights will be operated.
Flights on 18 May
Flights on 19 May
Flights on 20 May
Flights on 21 May
Flights on 22 May
Flights on 23 May
Flights on 24 May
- Chad and Ethiopia to Lahore, a special charter flight
- UAE to Peshawar by PIA
- Muscat, Oman to Multan by PIA
Flights on 25 May
- A special charter flight by an unknown airline to Faisalabad
Flights on 26 May
Flights on 27 May
Flights on 28 May
Flights on 29 May
Flights on 30 May
Flights on 31 May
Fares from different destinations is provided below.
Pakistan International Airlines has already operated special flights to Khartoum, Nairobi, Jeddah, Oman, Amsterdam, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Trabzon, Istanbul, Almaty, Frankfurt, Baghdad, Paris, Oslo, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Dushanbe, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and UAE.
The spokesperson of PIA has urged all passengers to immediately contact Pakistani embassies or high commissions and register with them. So when there is a flight planned the embassy and high commission can call and sort out the ticketing.