A Pakistan International Airlines plane landed mistakenly at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah instead of King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh. The annoyed passengers have demanded compensation from the PIA.
According to reports PIA's Flight 731 having more than 200 passengers on board was on its way from Karachi to Riyadh. Authorities have not disclosed reasons for the unplanned landing, terming it an error. The passengers were later moved by bus from Jeddah to Riyadh, a distance of 961 km. The PIA facilitated and paid for the bus fare. Many passengers expressed their anger over the way they were treated. Some blamed the pilot and others claimed that the route was changed to save the fuel.