PIA crew stopped by UK Border Agency in Manchester for not having valid visas


LONDON: Around a dozen crew members of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were temporarily detained at the Manchester airport by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) for entering into the country on PK702 flight without valid visas, it emerged on Friday. The crew was then cleared for 72 hours after assurances provided by the national airline’s management, which cited unusual circumstances related to the coronavirus outbreak.