Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is planning to start flights to & from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport from the first week of August depending on approval from Turkish aviation authorities.
According to the details, PIA chief executive (CEO) Arshad Malik has disclosed a plan to start flight operations to Turkey in August this year. In this regard, Arshad Malik has written a letter to the Pakistani ambassador in Ankara to play his role for the start of flight operations of the PIA.
The PIA management wrote a letter to the administration of Sabiha Gokcen International Airport Istanbul for the clearance of flight schedule. Passengers will be transported between Europe and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport by Turkish low-cost airline Pegasus Airlines.
“PIA already has commercial agreements in place with Airlines in Turkey, and recently concluded a code share agreement with Pegasus Airlines. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, code share with Pegasus could not be activated as flight operations remained suspended,” read the letter.
The letter also read that the national carrier has signed an agreement with the Pegasus Airlines of Turkey regarding the code-sharing of commercial flights, but the code-sharing agreement could not be implemented due to coronavirus.
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