LAHORE - Due to Northern Areas airspace restriction, PIA's flights to Gilgit and Skardu for September 26 (today) will operate earlier than their scheduled timings, spokesman for national flag carrier said on Sunday.

He said that among the affected flights including Islamabad-Gilgit-Islamabad flights PK-607 and PK-608 will be operated 45 minutes ahead of their scheduled time at 5:15 am and 7 am respectively, while Islamabad-Skardu-Islamabad flights PK-451 and PK-452 will now operate nearly three hours ahead of their scheduled time at 5:15 am and 7 am respectively.

PIA Call Center is informing passengers through SMS and phone calls on the numbers provided at the time of booking, he added.