If you like to travel by booking PIA flights, then there is great news for you. The national flag carrier has started its flight operations to Najaf regularly.
PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) is the country's national flag carrier that offers services to a range of countries and destinations. Most people from Pakistan love to travel with this airline by booking PIA flights to domestic and international locations. But due to certain reasons, flights to a certain area need to be stopped but then again, after some time, when the issues at hand get resolved, the flight resume. Moreover, the airline also opens new routes and offers services to the people of Pakistan.
Today, we will share the very same news as the National flag carrier of the country has started operating on a new route. Now you will be able to book cheap flights with PIA to another destination. It’s about Najaf, and you’ll learn everything you need to know about this news in this article. So, let’s get started.
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PIA Flights to Najaf on Regular Basis!
PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) has announced that it will now regularly offer PIA online flights to Najaf. The national flag carrier has already launched this service, and now people will be able to book these flights to visit Iraq for religious and other purposes. It is important to note that the very first PIA flight to Najaf departed on 30th October 2021, and it returned to Karachi on the very next day. Moreover, it is also notable that the national flag carrier used to offer cheap flights to Najaf, but this service had to be stopped due to the political condition of Iraq.
First Flight to Najaf After the Launch!
The very first flight of PIA to Najaf, as mentioned above, took off on 30th October, and it had the chief executive officer of PIA, Mr. Arshad Malik. Other than that, the flight also hosted the Iraqi Ambassador, Mr. Hamid Abbas Lufta. Moreover, the total number of passengers that this PIA flight had been 91, safely landing at the Najaf airport. The Iraqi also gave this flight a water cannon salute at the airport after landing.
The religious leaders of Iraq, the head of the civil aviation authority of Iraq, Mr. Ahmed Amjed Ali (a Pakistani Ambassador), and LuayYasry (Najaf Governor) welcome the flight along with all the passengers at the international Najaf Airport.
Remarks of Officials!
The chief executive officer of the PIA, Mr. Arshad Malik, stated that he delivers a message of peace and love from all Pakistanis. According to him, Iraq has always been a popular destination for the people of Pakistan.
LuayYasry, the Governor of Najaf, stated that they would go to whatever length to serve Pakistani pilgrims with PIA online flights. He is trying to streamline the visa system to benefit many individuals who want to visit Najaf.