Published on : Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight between Mumbai and Karachi will be suspended from Thursday as there was a dearth of passengers. The flight will see suspension of its services due to “inability to increase passenger traffic”.
As many as 26 passengers to Mumbai and 121 to Karachi travelled in the last flight services of PIA Monday. In the last four months, PIA had cut down its flights because of poor traffic. The suspension of PIA’s Mumbai operations could affect regular passengers from the city who opt to take a direct flight to Karachi without a transit. The suspension of PIA’s Mumbai operations could affect regular passengers from the city who opt to take a direct flight to Karachi without transit.
The airline operated two flights a week between Mumbai and Karachi. According to airline officials, dismal performance by the Mumbai-based station to increase usage is cited to be the reason. “We have been asked to suspend Mumbai-based operations due to inefficiency to increase traffic.