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PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Multan and Sharjah

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:33 pm

PIA is planning to start flights between Multan and Sharjah, according to news sources.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Multan and Sharjah

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:41 pm

Flights starting from February 20.

Route: Multan - Sharjah
Flight Number: PK-293
Day of Operation: Wednesday
Aircraft Type: Airbus A320
Departure from Multan: 1:35 AM
Arrival in Sharjah: 3:30 AM

Route: Sharjah - Multan
Flight Number: PK-294
Day of Operation: Wednesday
Aircraft Type: Airbus A320
Departure from Sharjah: 4:30 AM
Arrival in Multan: 8:00 AM

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Multan and Sharjah

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Multan and Sharjah

Post by Abbas Ali » Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:52 am

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressing a ceremony arranged at Multan International Airport to celebrate the launch of PIA flights between Multan and Sharjah.

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Multan and Sharjah

Post by Abbas Ali » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:27 am

PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLU) departed from Multan at 2:18 AM as airline's flight PK-293 to Sharjah. Flight PK-293 was scheduled to depart at 1:35 AM.

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Source: flightradar24.com

The A320 had arrived in Multan at 12:49 AM as flight PK-330 from Karachi with a delay of more than two hours. PK-330 was scheduled to land at Multan at 10:10 PM on February 19.

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

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Re: PIA Planning to Start Flights Between Multan and Sharjah

Post by Abbas Ali » Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:43 pm

Karachi, February 20, 2019: PIA has started twice a week flights from Multan to Sharjah. The inaugural flight PK-293 carrying 166 passengers departed from Multan in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A ceremony was held at Multan Airport. Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi was the Chief Guest at the occasion. Federal Minister for Privatization and Aviation Muhammad Mian Soomro, President & CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik, officials of CAA were also present at the launch ceremony.

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PIA's inaugural flight from Multan to Sharjah - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Federal Minister for Privatization and Aviation Muhammad Mian Soomro, President & CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik and officials of PIA and local dignitaries were present at the launch ceremony.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the present government is very keen to see PIA rising again and extending full support for its revival. He expressed his satisfaction on the leadership of Air Marshal Arshad Malik in bringing back the past glory of the national flag carrier.

Addressing the ceremony Muhammad Mian Soomro said that PIA is moving in the right direction and progressing well under the leadership of Air Marshal Arshad Malik. He said more aircraft and destinations will be added in near future.

President & CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik sharing his views on the commencement of flight said that this flight fulfills the long standing demand of the people of South Punjab as now they will have direct access to UAE. He said this is also part of PIA’s strategy of revival and network expansion and more flights are being added. He said that after commencement of Multan–Sharjah, PIA’s flights to Sharjah from Pakistan will increase to seven per week while the airline will commence flights from Peshawar to Sharjah from 21st February and Peshawar to Al-Ain from 22nd February.

Source: PIA Press Release (February 20, 2019)
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