More than 22 domestic and international flights have been delayed today. The grounding of the national airliner’s 777 planes are the reason for the delays, sources said.
PIA flight PK-8386 from Lahore to Islamabad was delayed by an hour whereas Islamabad to Jeddah flight PK-7683 was delayed by 1.30 hours.
Jeddah to Karachi flight PK-7684 was delayed by 45 minutes while Quetta to Islamabad flight PK-352 was delayed by two hours. Islamabad to Copenhagen flight PK-771 was also delayed by an hour.
Lahore to Abu Dhabi flight PK-296 faced a two hour delay while Lahore to Dammam flight PK-247, which was supposed to leave at midnight but departed at 6.15 am after facing more than a six hour delay.
Karachi to Quetta flight PK-352, which was to depart at 08.00 am, was also postponed by two hours while Lahore to Delhi flight PK-270 was delayed by three hours.
Dammam to Lahore flight PK-248, which was scheduled to depart at 09.00 am, was postponed by five hours while Quetta to Karachi PK-363 was pushed back by 3.5 hours.
PK-368 Karachi to Islamabad was postponed by 2.30 hours and Islamabad to Quetta PK-363 was delayed by four hours.