PIA Pre-Hajj operation continuesSeptember 15, 2014
KARACHI: PIA Pre-Hajj operation is continuing successfully with on time departures and arrivals with the overall flight punctuality of over 90 percent.
PIA till Tuesday has transported more than 26,500 intending pilgrims from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia through 74 Pre-Hajj flights.
It carried 3,479 intending pilgrims from Karachi to Saudi Arabia through 11 flights, 5190 from Lahore through 13 flights, 4787 from Islamabad through 10 flights, 5173 from Quetta with 17 flights and 5087 intending pilgrims from Peshawar through 16 flights, 1630 from Multan with 05 flights and 1498 intending pilgrims from Sialkot with 03 flights to Saudi Arabia.
Meanwhile, Managing Director PIA, Shahnawaz Rehman, has commended the employees for successful Pre-Hajj operation with on time departures and arrival of flights.
The airline’s Pre-Hajj operation of transporting intending Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will conclude on 28 September 2014.