ASF Called Out at Islamabad Airport to Quell Protest by Delayed PIA Flight PK-701 Passengers

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ASF Called Out at Islamabad Airport to Quell Protest by Delayed PIA Flight PK-701 Passengers

Post by Abbas Ali » Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:22 pm

Airports Security Force (ASF) was called in to control protesting passengers of delayed PIA flight PK-701 at Islamabad Airport. The Manchester-bound flight scheduled to depart at 2:05 PM is now expected to depart at 9:00 PM with a delay of seven hours.

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Source: islamabadairport.com.pk

Seems the aircraft is PIA Boeing 777-200ER registration AP-BGL

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk701

Earlier today, AP-BGL had landed at Islamabad Airport at 11:14 AM as flight PK-770 from Paris via Barcelona.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bgl

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Re: ASF Called Out at Islamabad Airport to Quell Protest by Delayed PIA Flight PK-701 Passengers

Post by Abbas Ali » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:47 pm

PIA Boeing 777-200ER registration AP-BGL departed from Islamabad at 9:43 PM as flight PK-701 to Manchester with a delay of more than seven hours. Flight's scheduled departure time was 2:05 PM.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk701
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bgl

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Re: ASF Called Out at Islamabad Airport to Quell Protest by Delayed PIA Flight PK-701 Passengers

Post by faisal-777 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:23 am

While delay is a frustrating experience, would these passengers do the same if the flight was that of Emirates or any foreign carrier? As long as PAX were attended while delay effectively, no reason to protest, unless airline had no answer
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