Qatar Airways announces schedule of special flights for Pakistan

By: News Desk      Published: 08:31 PM, 8 May, 2020
Qatar Airways announces schedule of special flights for Pakistan
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The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has allowed the Qatar Airways to operate four special flights to Pakistan.

These special flights will bring home 800 Pakistanis stranded in Doha, Qatar. The Qatar Airways will operate these special flights to Islamabad, Peshawar, Multan and Karachi between May 12 and May 18.

The first special flight of the Qatar Airways will be operated from Doha to Islamabad on May 12, second from Doha to Peshawar on May 14, third from Doha to Karachi on May 18 and the fourth from Doha to Multan on May 18.

On return, these special flights of the Qatar Airways will take passengers from Karachi, Peshawar, Multan and Islamabad to Qatar. According to the CAA, the crew onboard these flights would not be allowed to land at the Pakistani airports.

The Qatar Airways had formally requested the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority to allow it to operate these special flights to Pakistan. Now the Air Transport Department of the CAA has formally allowed the Qatar Airways to operate these flights and also issued a notification in this regard.