PIA All Set To Launch Direct Flights Between Karachi and Skardu

Another flight from Lahore to Chitral may also be launched in the next phase.

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PIA to start Lahore-Skardu direct flight operations - Daily TimesPakistan International Airlines (PIA) plans to operate direct flights from Karachi to Skardu and a safari flight from Islamabad to Skardu on the second day of Eid-ul Fitr.

A spokesman for the PIA said an Airbus A320 flight from Karachi-Skardu-Karachi would be operated to facilitate the residents of northern areas.

He said the Airbus flight for Skardu would take off from Karachi after making sure that the weather conditions are clear and the routine flight from Islamabad has landed in Skardu.

In case of bad weather conditions, the airbus flight will be diverted to Islamabad instead of returning to Karachi, the spokesperson said, adding the flight time from Karachi to Skardu would be 2-1/4 hours.

He said PIA was also planning to start flights between Lahore and Gilgit.

Another flight from Lahore to Chitral may also be launched in the next phase.

The spokesperson said PIA was also planning to start flight operations from Karachi to Chitral and Karachi to Gilgit.

He said it would be for the first time that flights for northern areas would be operated from Karachi and Lahore instead of only from Islamabad.

The aim to grow the flight operations to northern areas was to promote tourism in the country in the light of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision.

The spokesperson said PIA had planned to operate a safari flight from Islamabad to Skardu on the second day of Eid-ul Fitr.

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