PIA to start direct flights from Dubai to Skardu from May 3

TourismPIA to start direct flights from Dubai to Skardu from May 3

DUBAI, UAE: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is starting direct flights from Dubai to Skardu in the Northern Areas of Pakistan from May 03, 2024 to facilitate tourists and residents of that area.

It was apprised in a meeting between Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Faisal Niaz Tirmizi and a delegation of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) at Pakistan’s Consulate General in Dubai.


The Consul General Hussain Muhammad also accompanied the envoy in the meeting.

The meeting was told that direct flights from Dubai to Skardu will be on Friday while from Skardu to Dubai on each Monday.

However, connecting flights will be available throughout the week.

Highlighting the immense potential of tourism offered by Pakistan, Ambassador Faisal Tirmizi said that it was indeed a right step by PIA towards facilitating tourists and people of Baltistan region.

The envoy added that Pakistan is home to five above 8,000 meter peaks (04 are in Skardu) and 108 peaks above 7,000 metres.

Ambassador Faisal Tirmizi invited residents of UAE to explore the unmatched natural beauty of the Northern Areas while availing the opportunity of taking direct flight to one of the world’s most scenic destinations.

Katpana Cold Desert in Skardu at an altitude of 2,226 meters is the highest cold desert in the world. Skardu is home to beautiful lakes, valleys, and amazing landscapes, he added.

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