A foreign airline has sought permission for launching flight operations for Skardu in what could be termed as a big achievement for the incumbent government that eyes to promote tourism in the country, ARY NEWS reported.
According to details, Fly Dubai has submitted a request with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to launch flights for Skardu. The aviation authorities said that Fly Dubai would be able to launch flights soon after getting a nod from the CAA.
The Skardu airport has been upgraded to international standards, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on December 01.
“In line with the PM’s Vision Master Plan to promote tourism across the country Skardu Airport starts operating as an int’l airport from 02 Dec,” the aviation regulator tweeted.