Indus Gazette Desk

Islamabad: Pakistan International Airlines Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Air Marshal Arshad Malik Monday called on Australian Ambassador to Pakistan Joanne Frederiksen and discussed with her the matters related to starting a direct flight operation between the two countries.

The national flag carrier wants to launch the flight service from April 22, during the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.
According to a news release, initially one flight will be operated from Lahore to Sydney, which will be gradually increased to two weekly.
During the meeting, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CEO commended the efforts made by the Australian ambassador in that regard.

The envoy said bilateral ties between the two countries would get further strength with the launch of direct flight operation.