PIA to resume direct flights between Islamabad, Beijing from Sunday


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan International Airlines has completed all arrangements to restart its direct weekly passenger flights on Beijing-Islamabad-Beijing route from Sunday.

According to official sources, PK-854 will depart from Islamabad International airport at 6.45 am on Sunday morning and arrive at the Beijing Airport at 14.55 pm local time. This flight will return to Islamabad later in the evening.

The Civil Aviation Administration of China stopped flights of all international airlines including PIA to and from Beijing in wake of Covid 19 pandemic prevention and control measures at the beginning of the year 2020.

As per official sources, the Civil Aviation Administration of China also accorded approval to PIA to restart its direct flight operation between Islamabad and Beijing considering Pakistan as the only all-weather strategic partner of China.