Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will continue ATR flight activity to Saidu Sharif (Swat) from Islamabad on March 26 after a massive gap of 17 years.
Non-operational since 2004
The airport was set up in 1978, and it used to deal with two flights every day from Islamabad and Peshawar. Saidu Sharif air terminal had not been running since 2004 after the national flag carrier stopped to function business trips to this location According to the reports, PIA resumes flight activity because of KP CM Mahmood Khan’s endless attempts and government minister Murad Saeed.
Boost tourism in Pakistan
PIA recommence trips to Swat were pointed toward developing the tourism in the scenic valley, with two flights working from Islamabad consistently. The activity will be joined with flights from Karachi and Lahore.
Mahmood Khan planted a tree at the Saidu Sharif Airport under the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Project more ever Flight facilities at airports of Skardu, Gilgit, and Chitral were prior reestablished.
He expressed gratitude toward Prime Minister Imran Khan for reestablishing the flights that had stopped running for 17 years. He likewise applauded Murad Saeed civil aviation authority PIA, and the regional organization for their attempts to reestablish the flights.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and aviation minister made the journey on board the trip to mark the memorable journey. A sum of 47 travelers went to the valley.
Terrorim in Swat
The aviation minister said that the trips to the city were shut because of financial limitations and terrorism. They were adding that individuals of Swat and Malakand boldly fought back to terrorism.
He named the flights a significant advancement right now. They will be expanded after some time. The flights he kept up won’t simply add to the national exchequer yet also help Pakistan’s tourism. Swat will likewise observe improvement soon.
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