Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – Karachi—PIA’s Pre-Hajj operation is continuing successfully with on time departures and arrivals with the overall flight punctuality of over 90 percent.
A spokesman of the airline said here on Tuesday that PIA has till 19th day (Tuesday) of the operation has transported more than 26,500 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia through 74 flights.
PIA carried 3,479 intending pilgrims from Karachi to Saudi Arabia through 11 flights, 5,190 from Lahore through 13 flights, 4,787 from Islamabad through 10 flights, 5,173 from Quetta with 17 flights and 5,087 from Peshawar through 16 flights, 1,630 from Multan by five flights and 1,498 from Sialkot by three flights.
Meanwhile, Managing Director PIA, Shahnawaz Rehman has commended the employees for successful Pre-Hajj operation with on time departures and arrival of flights. The operation will conclude on September 28.—APP