KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started three weekly flights to Bangkok from Karachi. The first flight PK890 left for Bangkok from Jinnah International Airport Karachi on Saturday Morning, 16 September, marking the city as its 50th destination in the world
this makes the total destinations on PIA’s network to 50 (both international and domestic). A ceremony was held at Jinnah International Airport Karachi where PIA senior officials greeted the passengers before departure of the flight for Bangkok, Thailand. PIA will operate A320 aircraft for direct flights every Saturday, Monday, Thursday between Karachi and Bangkok with convenient connections from major cities of Pakistan.
This is the second international destination the state-owned airline has added in a short span of one week. PIA commenced operations to Najaf, Iraq on Thursday.
The airlines said it would operate three direct flights to each of the new international destinations every week. Passages from major cities of Pakistan would be facilitated to travel to Karachi to catch the international connecting flight.
“PIA will operate the A320 aircraft for direct flights between Karachi and Bangkok with convenient connections from major cities of Pakistan,” it said in the statement.