KARACHI, Pakistan: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will be the first airline to operate commercial flight to the New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA) on Tuesday (May 1, 2018).
As per the national flag carrier, PIA’s flight PK 300 from Karachi will land at New Islamabad International Airport at 11: 00 am on Tuesday. The passengers of the flight will be welcomed by President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) PIA Musharraf Rasool Cyan.
Similarly, the first commercial take off from NIIA will also be PIA’s flight PK 301 destined for Karachi.
All arrangements have been finalized for the smooth transition of flights to the new airport. PIA’s Passenger Handling Services team and other operational personnel have been deputed at the airport to facilitate the passengers.
However, PIA will operate its regular flight operations to the New Islamabad International Airport from May 3, 2018.
The President & the CEO PIA Musharraf Rasool Cyan has congratulated the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on the inaugural of the new airport.
“We hope that the new airport will give a boost to the aviation industry,” he said.
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