PIA flights affected due to fog

Karachi, November 05, 2017 (PPI-OT):Due to the weather conditions (dense fog and smog) prevailing in the country, some of PIA flights operating on Monday been revised, few cancelled. PIA spokesman said on Sunday.

The following flights have been revised for Monday due to weather conditions:

PK 755 Sialkot – Riyadh has been revised and will now operate as Lahore – Riyadh at 0600 hours, PK 296 Abu Dhabi – Rahim Yar Khan – Lahore will operate as Abu Dhabi – Lahore. While PK 582, PK 583 Karachi – Rahim Yar Khan – Karachi, PK 390, PK391 Karachi – Sukkur – Karachi, PK 588, PK589 for the sectors Karachi – Bahawalpur – Islamabad – Bahawalpur – Karachi and PK 594, PK 595 for the sector Lahore – Sukkur – Lahore have been cancelled.

PK 340 and PK 341 for the sector Karachi – Faisalabad – Karachi will operate as Karachi-Lahore-Karachi. PK 650 and PK 651 for the sector Lahore – Islamabad – Lahore will operate with a delay on one hour. PIA spokesman said that the weather condition is expected to prevail for the next few days and is beyond the control of the airline.

PIA has to adjust the timings of its flights due to such weather conditions, as the airline cannot operate flights with poor visibility and also keeping in view the safety requirements. This, results in either cancellation of the flights or flights operated with delays. The passengers are being informed by PIA Call Centre. However, the passengers can also confirm the revised timings of their flights before reaching airports from PIA call centre at 111-786-786. PIA regrets the inconvenience caused its passengers. PIA spokesman concluded.

For more information, contact:
General Manager
Public Affairs
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
PIA Head Office Airport
Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99043823
Fax: +92-21-34572225, +92-21-34570419
Cell: +92-322-7420707
Website: www.piac.com.pk

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