PIA asks passengers to report five hours before flight from new Islamabad airport

Published: May 10, 2018
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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) made a special announcement on Thursday and asked passengers to report to Islamabad International Airport (IIA) five hours before their international flight departure.

The announcement by the national carrier stated that the announcement was being made in light of “the traffic congestion due to strict security checks”, further stating their topmost priority was their customers’ convenience.

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However, people on Twitter are definitely not happy with the announcement, leading to a myriad of sarcastic comments and funny retorts aimed at the national carrier.

Some wondered if even five hours was enough..

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Saeed Baig
    May 11, 2018 - 12:37AM

    I am not surprised, this is PIA, anything can be expected, so we have built new airport but for passengers further difficulties. Recommend

  • Janaan
    May 11, 2018 - 12:40AM

    Its all over the big airports in the world by other airlines too not only PIARecommend

  • ZAHEER
    May 11, 2018 - 5:03AM

    It simply means two hours journey will become eight-ten hours travelling including the useless five hours on Islamabad airport. Unfortunately no one bothered to realize the importance of time the travelers spent money for their convenience and not for wasting their precious time in such idiotic things. Recommend

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