The passengers have been offered reduced fares to travel through PIA while carrying 20-kilogramme luggage at the price of Rs7,500 (Dhs172) for one side, whereas, Rs8,500 (Dhs195) will be charged for travelling with 40-kg luggage.
The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that two airlines, Q-Airlines and Fly Jinnah have completed the process with the authorities, while Jet Green Airlines is still in the scrutiny process.
Sharjah Airport Travel Agency (SATA), one of the largest travel agencies in the UAE, has announced its signing of General sales Agency (GSA) agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).
“A PIA aircraft has been held back by a local court in Malaysia taking a one-sided decision pertaining to a legal dispute between PIA and another party pending in a UK court,” a PIA spokesman said in a statement.
The Kuala Lumpur High Court ordered the release after both sides said they had reached an amicable settlement of the dispute, involving two planes leased to PIA, a lawyer for the airline said.
The airline decided to serve snacks, club sandwiches, chicken patties, one banana and muffin but no tea or coffee will be served in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sector.
The first flight PK9702 will carry more than 250 passengers from Manchester to Islamabad and the next flight PK9785 will airlift passengers from Islamabad to London are scheduled for Aug.14 and 15 respectively, PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said.
The captain saw something over 1,000 feet above his aircraft, which was at an altitude of 35,000 feet, and he made a video which was circulating on social media, said a PIA spokesman.
"The Indian government approached asking us to open the airspace. We conveyed our concerns that first India must withdraw its fighter planes placed forward," Dawn news reported on Friday citing Nusrat as telling the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation.