PIA suspends flight operation to Kabul

By: News Desk      Published: 05:37 PM, 14 Oct, 2021
PIA suspends flight operation to Kabul

Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has suspended the flight operation to Afghanistan, 24 NEWS HD TV, reported on Thursday. 

The special flight operation to Afghanistan has been suspended indefinitely due to unsatisfactory travel and technical measures at Kabul airport. Flight operation for Kabul will be suspended till further orders, said a spokesperson of PIA. 

According to the spokesperson, the PIA evacuated about 3,000 people from Kabul, endangering the lives of the captain and crew, while continuing a special flight operation even after the new Afghan government was formed.

The PIA evacuates dignitaries of the UN, World Bank, IMF, other international organizations as well as the journalists of international media organizations. The PIA also conducted a special operation after the Taliban took over.

The PIA captain and staff withdrew from Afghanistan at the risk of their lives. Despite difficult circumstances, PIA was the only international airline to continue air operations to Kabul, he said. 

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