PIA special flight brings back 144 Pakistanis stranded in Abu Dhabi

All passengers quarantined at airport, hotels, government-run quarantine centre

By: News Desk      Published: 08:31 PM, 5 May, 2020
PIA special flight brings back 144 Pakistanis stranded in Abu Dhabi
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The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Tuesday brought back another 144 Pakistanis stranded in Abu Dhabi by a special flight. The PIA special flight 8290 landed in Karachi.

According to sources in the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), all the expatriates who came by the special flight underwent screening and medical checkup for coronavirus at Jinnah Terminal of the Karachi Airport. All these passengers were quarantined at the airport and some hotels on Shahra-e-Faisal. Those who could not afford to pay for hotels were sent to a government-run quarantine centre at the Northern Bypass.