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PIA Changes Schedule, Routes

Tue Jan 01, 2002 8:09 am

PIA changes schedule, routes

KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Monday announced that it has re-scheduled and re-routed its flights operation to Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore in the wake of closure of Indian airspace for Pakistani aircraft from January 1, 2002.

The flights to and from these destinations shall operate from Islamabad. Passengers originating from other cities would be involuntarily re-routed over Islamabad to the above-mentioned destinations without any additional charge, a PIA press release said.

The airlines also said it had scheduled two special flights to and from India to ferry travellers stranded by the airspace ban. The flights were arranged after agreement was reached with aviation authorities in India, the spokesman said. "We will send two special Airbus flights, one each from Lahore and Karachi, with the respective destinations of New Delhi and Mumbai on Tuesday," a PIA spokesman told AFP.

The extra flights will take home Indian nationals, who missed out on the last seats from Pakistan, and bring back Pakistanis stranded in India, he said.

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