Karachi- An engineer of the Pakistan International Airlines was arrested by Saudi authorities for arriving at Jeddah on a PIA flight without travelling documents.

According to a private TV channel a PIA engineer travelled to Jeddah without his passport on flight PK739. Upon arrival, Saudi immigration authorities arrested the man at the airport and imposed a fine of 5,000 riyals on the airline. PIA administration has submitted an apology to Saudi authorities for securing release of its staff member.