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Spokesman's Statement


Karachi; December 27, 2015

PK 741 likely to depart at 3 pm: Spokesman PIA

Reference media queries regarding delay in Islamabad-Jeddah flight PK-741 Spokesman PIA has clarified that the aircraft developed some technical fault after pushback at 11 pm last night. Engineers tried to fix the problem, however repair needed more time due to which passengers were informed that flight would be able to go after change of aircraft. During this time passengers were disembarked and meal was served to them. They were also offered free hotel accommodation which was availed by more than 200 passengers coming from outstation. A replacement aircraft has now been arranged from Lahore and the flight is likely to takeoff at around 3 pm. PIA has regretted the inconvenience caused to passengers, he said.