New Islamabad airport to be operational from Tuesday


ISLAMABAD April 30 (TNS): The new Islamabad international airport will be operational from Tuesday and the formal inauguration is expected on this week.

The first two flightsat the airport, one landing and the other taking off, will both be of the national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines.

A senior Information Ministry official Danyal Gilani tweeted on his verified Twitter account on Sunday “New Islamabad International Airport to be made operational from May 1, 2018”.

While in the image attached to his tweet shows that the first flight, from Karachi will land at the airport at 11 am. Thereafter, a flight will depart for Karachi at 12:30 pm.

Gilani added that “First incoming flight is to be PK-300 while first departing flight would be PK-301”.