PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:02 am

PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLW) completed airline's inaugural flight PK-219 from Karachi to Najaf in three hours & twenty-four minutes.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by faisal-777 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:12 am

Abbas Ali wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:02 am
PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLW) completed airline's inaugural flight PK-219 from Karachi to Najaf in three hours & twenty-four minutes.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:23 pm

For some reason, today PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLB) departed from Karachi at 1:03 PM as flight PK-219 to Najaf instead of flight's scheduled departure time of 9:20 PM.

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From Najaf, AP-BLB departed at 3:57 PM as flight PK-220 to Karachi instead of flight's scheduled departure time of 12:40 AM on October 6.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:53 pm

Today, AP-BLB departed from Karachi at 12:29 PM as flight PK-219 to Najaf.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk219

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:24 pm

Seems PIA is now struggling with its Najaf flights.

Only one flight operated during last seven days.

The airline's thrice-a-week Karachi-Najaf service was launched on September 14.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:18 pm

Today's PK-219 also cancelled making three consecutive cancellations.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abdulrafeysiddiqui » Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:35 pm

I never understood what were the management thinking at the time when they decided to start 3 weekly flights. There is never that much traffic for Najaf that 3 weekly flights are required.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:06 am

PIA should have announced Najaf flights as seasonal for limited time period.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by ammad » Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:06 am

Abdulrafeysiddiqui wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:35 pm
I never understood what were the management thinking at the time when they decided to start 3 weekly flights. There is never that much traffic for Najaf that 3 weekly flights are required.
But i remember some PIA senior official saying during inaugural ceremony of flight that future Load looks good.
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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abdulrafeysiddiqui » Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:33 pm

ammad wrote:
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:06 am
But i remember some PIA senior official saying during inaugural ceremony of flight that future Load looks good.
Future flights? What's in Iraq for Pakistanis?

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by pk363 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:27 pm

Abdulrafeysiddiqui wrote:
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:33 pm
ammad wrote:
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:06 am
But i remember some PIA senior official saying during inaugural ceremony of flight that future Load looks good.
Future flights? What's in Iraq for Pakistanis?
Ziarats but only for shias, this was a sectarian route and was meant to be a failure

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by ammad » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:54 pm

Abdulrafeysiddiqui wrote:
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:33 pm
ammad wrote:
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:06 am
But i remember some PIA senior official saying during inaugural ceremony of flight that future Load looks good.
Future flights? What's in Iraq for Pakistanis?
I said future loads, not future flights. You might need to read it one more time.

Future loads is a term generally used to refer future dates booking for particular flights.
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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:47 pm

Today, PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLV) departed from Karachi at 12:24 PM as flight PK-219 to Najaf.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk219

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:55 pm

Today, PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLD) departed from Karachi at 12:41 PM as flight PK-219 to Najaf.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk219

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Karachi and Najaf

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:03 pm

Today, PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLD) departed from Karachi at 12:33 PM as flight PK-219 to Najaf.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk219

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