KARACHI: At least seven international flights on Saturday witnessed delays at Lahore airport due to shortage of staff at immigration counter.
Sources said that international passengers faced problems due to delay in clearance at immigration counters. The sources said that the delays caused due to shortage of staff at the counters.
Long queues of passengers were seen at the immigration counters. The clearance at the immigration counters resulted in delays for many hours in scheduled flights included five national carriers and two other foreign airlines.
These flights were scheduled to carry around 1500 passengers from Lahore airport.
The sources said security checks also caused further delay in these scheduled flights.
These delays resulted around 12 flights altogether at the airport for take off during 11:00 AM to 1:00PM.
PIA spokesman commented that the passengers had faced difficulties due to delays in security checks. However, the spokesman said that all possible facilities had been provided to the passengers.