KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Thursday postponed the inaugural ‘Sadpara Air Safari’ flight to Northern areas of Pakistan due to bad weather conditions, ARY News reported.
According to PIA spokesman, the Air Safari flights from Islamabad scheduled to start from June 12 has been postponed for one week after the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicted rainfall with wind and thunderstorm in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
The first flight of Air Safari service from Islamabad to Northern areas will now leave on June 19 instead of June 12, announced PIA spokesperson.
In a move meant to cater to rising tourism in the country, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had announced to launch of the Air Safari service from Karachi and Islamabad.
In the first phase, the national flag carrier had announced to operate a ‘Sadpara Air Safari’ flight from Islamabad on June 12.