Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CEO Arshad Malik has said that we have decided to run the Air Safari service on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Arshad Malik, in an exclusive interview with BOL News, said that the Air Safari service is scheduled to commence from June 12. The inaugural flight will fly from Islamabad to Skardu and the one-way fare for it will be Rs25,000, he added.
PIA has named this service ‘Sadpara Air Safari,’ after the prominent mountaineer, Ali Sadpara, who lost his life along with two international mountaineers during their journey to conquer K2 in winter.
“The Safari flight would operate every Saturday from the New Islamabad Airport and fly over the mighty K2, Nanga Parbat, Gaherbrum peaks, Deosai plains and famous Saif ul Maluk Lake,” PIA CEO said.
The purpose of this service is to boost domestic tourism in the country, Malik said.
Earlier, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) had announced…