SIALKOT: AirSial, Pakistan’s third private airline on Friday, December 31, has kicked off its international flight operations. As per details, the first chartered flight of AirSial with 162 passengers on board took off from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International airport for Dubai.
A cake-cutting ceremony was also held at the airport before the departure of the flight. The airlines is using Airbus A-320 for its chartered flights on the Dubai route. Initially, AirSial will operate weekly two flights for Dubai from Lahore.
The airline has been launched by Sialkot’s business community, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan on December 9, last year.
The privately-owned airline was granted permission to run its operations by the Aviation Division in 2017. It also plans to launch flights to foreign destinations.