PIA to operate flights to Saudi tourist city of Abha
The national carrier sought permission from the General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia.
It is pertinent to note that Abha is the capital of Asir Region in Saudi Arabia. It is situated 2,270 metres (7,450 feet) above sea level in the fertile Asir Mountains of south-western Saudi Arabia, near Asir National Park. Abha's mild climate makes it a popular tourist destination for Saudis