PIA to charge $1,982 for seat on special flight to US
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will charge 1,982 dollars for executive class and 1,385 dollars for economy class as one-way airfare for its fifth special flight to and from the US, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.
The fifth PIA special flight will take off for the US on Saturday and will return to Islamabad on June 2.
Earlier according to a press release issued by the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, the Government of Pakistan will operate a special flight for repatriation of stranded Pakistanis from the Newark Airport In New Jersey on June 1 for Islamabad. This will be the fifth PIA special flight from the United States in this regard.
Stranded Pakistanis registered with the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington and four Pakistani consulates in the US will be accommodated on the flight on June 1. Those not already registered are encouraged to do so with the Embassy and its four consulates.
The PIA special flight will depart for Islamabad for New Jersey on May 31 carrying stranded US citizens/permanent residents. Passengers interested to take this flight from Pakistan on May 31 are advised to contact PIA, said the statement of the Pakistani embassy.