ISLAMABAD  - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), on the special directives of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has reduced its fares for Umra and some domestic sectors.
The prime minister had ordered the PIA to pass on the benefit to its passengers following the reduction in petroleum prices during the last three months.
For Umra, the passengers from the North (Punjab, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) will get a reduction of Rs 6,000 in airfare, i.e. from Rs 72,000 to Rs 66,000. The airfare for South (Sindh, Balochistan) has also been slashed from Rs 60,000 to Rs 54,000 with a reduction of Rs 6,000. The fares of domestic sectors including Multan, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Quetta and Dera Ghazi Khan have been reduced by Rs 2,000 each.