RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Worldwide Airways (PIA) will partially resume its flights to the UK from Aug 14 with a employed airplane.
PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez stated on Wednesday that an settlement had been signed between Portugal’s airline and the nationwide service.
He stated the PIA would function flights with an Airbus A330, having a seating capability of greater than 300 passengers.
“The PIA has hired a plane and crew from a European company to operate flights using PIA call sign and slots,” he stated, including: “Due to public demand, the national flag carrier is resuming its flights.”
The airplane would have financial system and enterprise lessons with comfy seating capability, he stated.
Plane employed from European firm
Mr Hafeez stated that passengers would be capable of journey to London, Manchester and Birmingham from Pakistan below the brand new association.
He stated that social distancing can be strictly noticed in all of the flights.
The spokesman stated a PIA flight, PK-9702, would depart for Islamabad from Manchester with 250 passengers on Aug 14.
On August 15, PIA flight PK-9785 will depart from Islamabad for London.
He stated that reserving of seats had been began and all seats had been booked for the primary flight.
The spokesman stated that the airline would facilitate passengers with 45kg of bags per passenger on the flights.
He stated that after the suspension of PIA flights to the UK, different airways had elevated fares and it was anticipated that after the resumption of PIA flights, fares of different airways would additionally come down.
Printed in Daybreak, August sixth, 2020