Several airlines operating in Pakistan including the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have jacked up their fares of the flights after the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had increased the fuel prices following a sharp increase in the international market and the soaring dollar.
The increase in fares of the flights ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr is causing difficulties for the people of the country who use airways to travel to their loved ones.
After the increase in fares, Pakistan International Airline’s ticket from Lahore to Karachi is being sold up to Rs 31,000 from the previous Rs 14,000.
On the other hand, Airblue’s Lahore to Karachi ticket is being sold at Rs32,500 and Serene Air Pakistan’s has soared to Rs 39,500.
Two months back, one-way ticket from Lahore to Karachi was available in the range of Rs14,000 to Rs17,000, while the two-way ticket for Rs28,000.