PIA cancels particular flights to UK, Canada a day after saying them
Hundreds of international nationals are stranded in Pakistan after the nation closed its airspace until April 4.
To take care of this disaster, PIA had introduced to function Four particular flights from Pakistan to Toronto, London, Manchester and Birmingham for the stranded international nationals. Customers have been charged as a lot as triple the quantity for a single journey because of the non-availability of different choices however PIA has now cancelled these particular flights.
The nationwide provider took to the microblogging web site Twitter to announce the cancellation of those particular flights. PIA tweeted, “keeping the health and safety of citizens in consideration, (Government) has withdrawn the permissions to allow PIA to operate to these territories. In view of that PIA is cancelling the planned special flights to Toronto, London, Manchester and Birmingham scheduled for Friday and Saturday. PIA regrets the inconvenience caused to the passengers..”
According to the purchasers who had purchased the costly tickets, refunds will not be being given for the cancelled flights. Before the assertion confirming the cancellation of the companies, PIA mentioned, “Don’t refund your ticket if your flights are being cancelled due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions. You get automatic validity once regular flight operations are restored.”
Customers expressed their fury over the sudden change of their travel plans. A Twitter person commented, “This is a farce. People have bought tickets (again). You’ve made them pay an extortionate cost to get their loved ones home and you do this? Flights are arriving in the UK every single day. Why are you doing this right now?”.
Nazia Rehman, who claimed to have paid £2000 for the tickets mentioned, “Are you serious? We just paid nearly £2000 to get on this flight! I need to get home to my kids. At a stressful time like this, how can you do this to us?”
Twitter person Habib ur Rehman replied to PIA saying, “JUST RETURN OUR UK CITIZENS BACK HOME۔ Why we Dual Nationals are being conned again & again by PIA? Our relatives have paid double fare on flight for Saturday to return back home to UK but they r told now once again that flights r cancelled. What a charade! This is not acceptable”.
Pakistan had 1118 confirmed instances of Covid-19 as of the submitting of this report. Many international nationals are apprehensive of the healthcare system of Pakistan and need to return to their international locations as quickly as attainable however unsure insurance policies by the federal government particularly pertaining to PIA have elevated their anguish.