The SAPM added, "It's been a tough time for people specially overseas Pakistanis returning to UK. Happy to see Civil Aviation and PIA working together to facilitate people."
The national flag carrier was scheduled to operate flights from September 27 till October 5 to Najaf and Baghdad from Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.
According to the latest announcement, the national carrier will operate a special flight, PK-9730, between Riyadh and Karachi on July 8. The flight will carry 250 passengers to Karachi.
The PIA employees received bribes from the travelers to provide them tickets on old rates, set before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The national flag carrier has issued the schedule for special flights.
Sources privy to the development have revealed that 54 more special flights have been scheduled to bring back stranded Pakistanis back home
KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan admitted that the nationals were facing severe difficulties in foreign countries due to the suspension of flight operations.
First flight will leave from Lahore to Riyadh today.
The air transport department of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) released NOTAM regarding the flights of the national flag-carrier beginning from May 9.
After getting the permission of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), six special flights with 1,390 nationals on board will land at different airports of the country.