Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced the launch of a direct flight operation from Lahore to Skardu in another step towards promoting tourism.
According to details, a direct flight from Lahore to Skardu will reach its destination in an hour and a half. The fare for this flight is Rs. Rs. According to sources, 7500.
Skardu is one of the popular tourist destinations in Pakistan. Attracting thousands of local and foreign tourists every year.
Lack of proper roads and long journeys in the region has been a major obstacle for commuters.
During the winter, Skardu is prone to snowfall and is inaccessible by road. Increased flight operations will make it easier for tourists.
Flights from Islamabad to Skardu are operated on a daily basis by PIA.
Skardu is the regional capital of Baltistan. The area is a paradise for mountaineers and nature lovers.
From cold deserts to snow-capped peaks, crumbling lakes, forests and breathtaking views, Skardu is a tourist’s paradise.
The region is also home to the Devasai Plains, one of the highest plains in the world. Deosai also has Lake Chaucer, one of the highest lakes in the world.
It is important to mention here that before this announcement, PIA resumes flight operations in Swat After a gap of 17 years.
Yesterday, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK640, carrying 47 passengers including CMKP Mehmood Khan, landed at Saidu Sharif Airport.
Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar said the resumption of flight operations would boost tourism in the region.
He added that these operations would also help the local population.
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