PIA reduces domestic fares


From Zeeshan Mirza

KARACHI: The national flag-carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), has announced a reduction of fares for domestic flights, media reported on Monday.
The PIA spokesperson made the announcement that Rs12,000 has been fixed for one-way ticket inclusive of all taxes for different destinations including Islamabad and other cities. The new fares will come into effect from today, added the spokesperson.
Earlier on May 17, the national carrier had announced that all airlines operating domestic flights from Pakistan airports will be charging similar fares. Giving details amid speculations over increased fares charged from airlines for special domestic flights, the PIA spokesman had said that one-way ticket of any Lahore or Islamabad-bound flight from Karachi would cost Rs 22,826 including all taxes and Rs22,108 for the one-way ticket of a Peshawar-bound flight from Karachi.