PIA to operate Lahore-Melbourne flight on April 24
Australia’s High Commissioner Dr Geoffrey Shaw said they had arranged a special flight for the Australian nationals who are stranded in Pakistan because of the coronavirus lockdown.
In a tweet, Shaw said the PIA flight will carry the passengers from Lahore on April 24 and reach Melbourne on 25th, as shared the details with the intending travellers in a video.
⚠️ Attention Australians in Pakistan! We have been able to arrange a non-scheduled commercial flight to Australia with @Official_PIA. It will run on 24 April from Lahore, arriving in Melbourne on 25 April. For details, watch my vlog. @Smartraveller pic.twitter.com/xKbkKWEg6t— Dr Geoffrey Shaw (@AusHCPak) April 17, 2020
In an earlier tweet, the high commissioner had thanked those who completed a survey on the feasibility of a non-commercial flight to Australia.
Thanks to those who completed the survey on the feasibility of a non-scheduled commercial flight to Australia. My team are now working on options. Don’t worry if you didn’t complete the survey there will be updates soon for interested Australians in Pakistan @AusHCPak pic.twitter.com/dlEk68mbY8— Dr Geoffrey Shaw (@AusHCPak) April 14, 2020