Saudi Airlines postpones resumption of flights





PESHAWAR: The Saudi Arabian Airlines decided to postpone resuming its flight operations at the Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar to August 7.
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Terminal Manager, Syed Latiful Haq of the at the airport was quoted as saying in a private TV channel that the airline, which was scheduled to restart operations at the airport in KP’s provincial capital on July 31, officially notified authorities that it decided to delay resumption. There was no official word from the airline. The airline had suspended its operations following an attack on the PIA 756 flight on June 25 that left a woman dead and two crew members injured. Six international airlines, Etihad, Gulf Air, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Air Arabia, operate from the Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar that carry working class citizens from KP to Middle Eastern countries and other destinations.  Apart from Air Arabia, all five international airlines had announced suspension of their operations following the June 25 incident at the Bacha Khan International airport. 

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