KARACHI: PIA has started flight operations to Najaf, Iraq, a spokesman of the national flag carrier said in a statement here on Thursday, 14 September.
It said that the first flight to Najaf PK 219 took off from Jinnah International Airport Karachi on Thursday, 14 September, making PIA the first Pakistani airline to have direct three weekly flights to Iraq from Karachi.
These flights will provide convenient connectivity with through check-in for passengers traveling from major cities of Pakistan.
CEO PIA, Musharraf Rasool Cyan, along with senior officials of the airline greeted the passengers before departure of the flight at Jinnah International Airport Karachi.
Sharing his views on the occasion, he said that the commencement of flights to Najaf fulfills the long standing demand of Pakistani citizens; the concept is to provide convenient and seamless connections with through check-in from the major cities of Pakistan for onward flight to Najaf while offering passengers competitive fares.
While speaking with passengers Musharraf Rasool Cyan requested them to share their feedback so that PIA may use it to implement the airline’s goal of offering superior services to its valuable customers.
PIA will operate three weekly flights from Karachi to Najaf every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with connections from major cities of Pakistan at convenient timings.