Pakistan International Airlines to stop Mumbai-Karachi flight from 11 May, cites no reason

Mumbai: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), which operates a weekly flight between Mumbai and
Karachi, will suspend its service from 11 May.

The national flag carrier of Pakistan operates the flight on Thursday.

A Pakistan International Airlines aircraft.

A Pakistan International Airlines aircraft.

"Pakistan International Airlines, in a communication to authorities concerned, has said that its Karachi-Mumbai flight will not be open for sale (bookings) from May 11," a company associated with the flight operation told PTI in New Delhi.

However, the PIA communication did not specify the reason for suspension of its flight service, a company official said.

"Apart from the current situation (prevailing tension between India-Pakistan), the suspension of the service might be due to commercial reasons as well," the official said.

The airline did not operate its service yesterday as well, he said.

However, the Pakistan airline had informed the relevant authorities about the non-operation of service on 4 May in a communication last month, the official said.

Updated Date: May 05, 2017 14:43 PM