The departure date for the first flight to Sydney has also been announced. The direct flight will be reduced from 35 hours to 12 hours.
PIA gets permission to fly directly to Australia great news
Lahore (Urdu Point newspaper latest. March 14, 2022) PIA got permission for direct flights to Australia, the first flight to Sydney departure date was also announced, the direct flight was reduced from 35 hours to 12 hours. Will be According to the details, great good news has been announced for those who want to travel from Pakistan to Australia. It has been reported that all the obstacles in the way of PIA’s direct flights from Pakistan to Australia have been removed.
The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority has allowed the national airline PIA to operate direct flights to Sydney, Australia. In this regard, PIA officials said that preparations have been completed to start direct flights to Australia.
Earlier it was reported that direct flights from Pakistan to Australia are likely to start in March, but now PIA officials have said with reference to the flight schedule that the first direct flight of the national airline to Australia PK 9808, It will fly from Lahore to Sydney on April 22.
The same flight will leave Sydney for Lahore on April 24. According to a PIA spokesperson, PIA will operate one weekly flight from Lahore, using Boeing 777 long-range aircraft for Australia. PIA will start direct flights from Lahore to Sydney in the first phase and from Karachi to Sydney in the second phase. Launching a direct flight to Australia will allow compatriots to travel before Eid.
According to a PIA spokesperson, the 35-hour direct flight to Sydney will take 12 hours. It may be recalled that on February 15, PIA had announced that it had decided to start flights to Australia. In January, PIA chief executive officer Malik had said that PIA had decided to operate direct flights to Australia, Maldives and Hong Kong.
He saids thats works has been intensified on the planning of direct flight for these three countries, and also for direct air operations for Istanbul and Bangkok. Arshad said that talks were underway with European country, British and Americans civil aviation for resumption of direct flights to UK, US and European countries. He said that AISA has called for an audit to operate flights to European countries and as soon as the audit is cleared, the flights will be restored.