Pakistani Airline Air Sial got approval by the federal cabinet for operating on multiple international routes on Thursday.
According to a notification issued by the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA), the cabinet has authorized Air Sial for international flights to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Iraq, and Iran.
The above-mentioned routes are subject to the legal and regulatory requirements of the PCAA and the National Aviation Policy 2019, which includes a condition to have a minimum of five airworthy purchased or dry leased planes. Meanwhile, the second condition involves satisfactory operations on Primary and Socio-Economic routes.
Ameen Ahsan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air Sial detailed, “The first international flight is expected to take off in early October”.