Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced to further reduce domestic fares.
A spokesman for the national airline said there had been a historic reduction in domestic fares. According to the spokesperson, the one-way fare from Karachi to Islamabad and from Karachi to Lahore has been fixed at Rs 9,572 while passengers will also be allowed to carry 7 kg of hand luggage.
The spokesperson said the discounted fares would be effective immediately.
This is the second such announcement as only Last week, the national flag-carrier, announced a reduction of fares for domestic flights. The PIA spokesperson made the announcement that Rs12, 000 has been fixed for one-way ticket inclusive of all taxes for different destinations including Islamabad and other cities.
Earlier on May 17, the national carrier had announced that all airlines operating domestic flights from Pakistan airports will be charging similar fares.
Giving details amid speculations over increased fares charged from airlines for special domestic flights, the PIA spokesman had said that one-way ticket of any Lahore or Islamabad-bound flight from Karachi would cost Rs 22,826 including all taxes and Rs22, 108 for the one-way ticket of a Peshawar-bound flight from Karachi. One way ticket of Quetta-bound flight from Karachi or Islamabad or Lahore-bound flights from Quetta would cost Rs 14,448.