Bring Back the PIA Direct Flight from Glasgow to Lahore
We call upon Pakistan International Airlines to re-start the direct flight from Glasgow to Lahore.
The twice weekly PIA direct flight from Glasgow to Lahore stopped operating in January 2011. The majority of Pakistanis in and around Glasgow are from Lahore or areas nearby. People wishing to fly to Lahore without a stopover now have to do so via Manchester or London. This makes travel between Glasgow and its twin city of Lahore difficult, especially for families with young children and elderly members of the Pakistani community. There is a high level of unmet demand which has an economic and social impact on both Scotland and Pakistan. PIA needs to reconsider as a matter of urgency its decision to withdraw this route and thereby give greater consideration to its customers and potential customers.
Hanzala Malik MSP and the undersigned call on Pakistan International Airlines to re-instate the direct flight from Glasgow to Lahore.