Pakistan’s national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been allowed by the government of Saudi Arabia (SA) to operate two new weekly flights to Al-Qassim province.
According to media reports, the Saudi Civil Aviation said in a statement on Thursday that the flights between the northern Saudi region and Pakistan’s city of Multan will start from November 19.
“Al-Qassim will be PIA’s fifth destination in Saudi Arabia and will be a convenient location for Pakistani expatriates residing in the northern parts of the kingdom,” the statement added.
PIA will be operating 42 weekly flights to Saudi Arabia with the new destination. It already flies to Dammam, Riyadh, Medina and Jeddah.