Special PIA flight brings back 155 Pakistanis from Dubai to Faisalabad
FAISALABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has brought back 155 Pakistanis stranded in Dubai due to COVID-19 pandemic and suspension of airline operations, ARY News reported on Saturday.
All the passengers from flight PK-8222 have been shifted to a precautionary quarantine facility for 48 hours after testing them thoroughly for COVID-19.
138 individuals have been qurantined in a Toba Tek Singh facility while a 52 year old who was facing cardiac issues has been shifted to a cardiology institute.
16 passengers were also quarantined in three different hotels, sources at the airport revealed.
Earlier on May 10, Over 250 Pakistanis stranded in Dubai due to COVID-19 pandemic and suspension of airlines operations returned to their homeland via a special flight on.
A special flight of Emirates Air brought the stranded countrymen from Dubai to Bacha Khan International airport Peshawar.