PIA, Emirates, Qatar Airways flights bring in stranded Pakistanis

By: News Desk      Published: 12:04 PM, 20 Jun, 2020
PIA, Emirates, Qatar Airways flights bring in stranded Pakistanis

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft carrying 258 stranded Pakistanis from Baghdad landed at Islamabad International Airport Saturday morning.

Pakistan Embassy Baghdad Community Welfare Attaché Waqas Langah on his twitter account @Waqaslangah said, “A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft also carrying homecoming becomes joyful when stranded people are going back to the motherland.”

He informed, “4th special flight of PIA repatriated 258 Pakistanis from Baghdad this morning. With the continuous support of @mophrd and SAPM @sayedzbukhari , 903 Pakistanis have been repatriated from Iraq so far.”

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Iraq Sajid Bilal was also present on the airport to see off the Pakistani passengers.

Meanwhile, according to Islamabad international flight Inquiry, a Qatar Airways flight QR8342 is also bringing in stranded Pakistanis from Doha and is scheduled to land at Islamabad Airport at 1:30pm Saturday.

Similarly, an Emirates Airways flight also brought in stranded Pakistanis on Saturday.

The airline has recently added 10 new cities for travellers and offered connections through Dubai for 40 cities including Sialkot.