Lahore - PIA has asked its passengers to reach at least 2 to 4 hours before flight departure time at airports. He said that passengers travelling on domestic and international flights were informed to reach airports at least four hours before the schedule departure time for international flights and two hours before the scheduled departure time for domestic flights due to security checks at airports.  

Airports in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta are witnessing long queues starting  due to which the issuance of boarding cards gets delayed and at times confirmed passengers also miss their flights.

Furthermore, passengers are informed that the boarding gates would close 10 minutes before flight departure time.

To maintain timely departures, PIA check-in counters would be closed 45 minutes before departure time for international flights and 30 minutes before departure time for domestic flights.