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Karachi; December 17, 2016

Reference media queries regarding PK-368, it is explained that as ATR aircraft are grounded PIA had planned a dip at Sukkur to facilitate the passengers. It was planned ahead of time and passengers were informed beforehand about this diversion on the contact numbers they had given at the time of reservation.

53 passengers travelled on this flight on Karachi-Sukkur sector while 23 travelled on Sukkur-Islamabad sector.

Since the grounding of ATR fleet, PIA has rerouted dozens of flights to adjust passengers. The process of diversions and flight adjustments will continue till the ATR aircraft remain grounded so that passengers traveling on those sectors can be facilitated. It is emphasized that the flight was not diverted because of any individual.