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  • PIA resumes Islamabad-Beijing-Islamabad direct flights

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    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) restarts its direct weekly passenger flights on Beijing-Islamabad-Beijing route from on Sunday.

    Earlier, the Civil Aviation Administration of China had 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 year 2020.

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

    The national flag carrier will resume its direct flights between Islamabad and Beijing after a gap of over two and a half years. The last PIA flight was operated on this route on February 10, 2020.

    The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) 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.