Karachi: In response to growing travel demand, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced on Wednesday that it will increase the number of its international flights.
According to a PIA spokesperson, flights to Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan will increase.
A PIA spokesperson said in a statement that in the first phase, the flag carrier will operate five flights within a week between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The spokesperson said that in the second phase, there are seven flights a day between Pakistan and Kabul.
According to PIA’s timetable, the national airline will open direct flights to Baku from March 14. The flight departs from Lahore twice a week.
Similarly, the national airline announced that it will open direct flights to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, starting on March 28. The spokesman said that the flight will operate between Lahore and Tashkent.
The statement also pointed out that the country’s national airline has sought permission from Uzbekistan to operate its flights to Samarkand and Bukhara.