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PIA Islamabad Beijing Tokyo flights will remain suspended till March 30

04 March, 2020 15:11

PIA Islamabad Beijing Tokyo flights will remain suspended till March 30.

PIA Islamabad Beijing Tokyo flights will remain suspended till March 30, according to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) spokesperson.

The the national flag carrier extended suspension of its flights to Beijing till March 30 as part of precautionary measure against novel coronavirus that originated in China.

A spokesperson of PIA  made this announcement today.  The flights PK-852 and PK-853 to China have been cancelled.

PIA Islamabad Beijing Tokyo flights


The airlines restrained PIA’s booking and sales agents from reserving seats for Beijing.
PIA had to take the decision to prevent a possible outbreak of the deadly virus in the country.

The deadly virus has killed over 3,000 and infected more than 93,000 people across the world. The virus has spread to at least 76 countries.

Earlier on February 22, as part of precautionary measures to block possible outbreak of a novel coronavirus. 
In China alone, Coronavirus had killed over 2,200 people and infected more than 75,500 others in mainland China.
For that reason, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had suspended its Beijing flights.

According to previous order, the national flag carrier had announced suspension of its flights, PK-852 (Islamabad to Beijing to Tokyo) and PK-853 ( Beijing to Islamabad) until March 15.

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