A Pakistan International Airline (PIA) pilot refused to take a flight from Dammam to Islamabad on 16th January, as his working hours has ended. The flight PK 9754 took off from Riyadh but landed in Dammam due to bad weather.
The pilot decided on an emergency landing at Dammam airport, where his duty time ended and he refused to continue the flight to Islamabad.
- Travelers protested over the flight delay and refused to change flights. After a few minutes this situation became tense and the airport security staff were called in to control the situation.
- According to a PIA spokesperson, A pilot should rest because it is necessary for flight safety, All passengers will reach 11 PM at Islamabad until then all arrangements have been made in hotels.
SOURCE : SAUDI EXPATRIATES