From May 31, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will begin Hajj operations, offering 297 flights to Jeddah and Madinah from eight cities of the country.
The meeting was chaired by Federal Minister for Aviation Khawaja Saad Rafique, who was briefed on significant issues faced by the airline.
The state airline will begin Hajj operations on May 31 as planned, with flights to Jeddah and Madinah departing from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Multan, Peshawar, and Quetta, according to the federal minister.
From May 31 to August 31, the national flag carrier’s administration said that 297 flights will be available.
The state airline’s leadership announced the acquisition of four Airbus 320 planes to its fleet. One jet arrived in Pakistan last week and is being processed by Pakistan Customs and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), with a second plane due by the end of the month.