CHITRAL, 21 May 07: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will operate Islamabad (ISB)-Chitral (CJL) direct flight four days a week ie on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 25 May 2007. This was learned?thru PIA sources and Chitral News.
The Islamabad -Chitral flight, PK 664 will leave Islamabad at 0720 hrs and arrive Chitral at 0820 hrs The Chitral Islamabad flight PK 665 will depart Chitral at 1340 hrs and arrive Islamabad at 1440 hrs.
The Islamabad-Chitral direct service is a win-win step for both Chitrali passengers, for intending tourists and last but not the least for the PIA itself.? It may however be pointed out that with just three days left for this service to commence commercial operations, the PIA has yet to advertise it, which speaks volumes about efficiency of this organisation.
The existing Peshawar Chitral flight will continue to operate as usual.