SIALKOT: The UAE based Air Arabia has started operation from Sialkot international airport with direct international passenger flight between Sialkot and Sharjah.
The first passenger flight of Air Arabia from Sharjah landed at Sialkot airport here late Wednesday night.
Air Arabia arranged its prestigious launching ceremony at Sialkot airport here. Airline’s senior officials, directors and management of Sialkot International Airport Limited SIAL, leading people from travel trade and senior journalists attended the ceremony.
On this occasion, the senior officials of Air Arabia said that this airline will operate daily direct international passenger flight between Sialkot and Sharjah with quality aviation facilities to the passengers.
Meanwhile, Chairman Sialkot International Airport Limited SIAL Ch. Muhammad Ashfaq told the newsmen here that with the sincere efforts of Sialkot based Federal Minister for National Regulation and Services Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan; the federal government had recently granted permission to five international airlines namely Qatar Airways, Fly Dubai, Air Arabia, Ittehad Airway and The Emirates to start their international direct passenger and cargo flights from Sialkot international airport.
SIAL Chairman added that now the number of the international flights to various foreign destinations will rise soon to 45 from existing 21 international flights in a month.
Out of which , the Air Arabia has started its flight operation between Sialkot and Sharjah while the rest four international airlines namely Qatar Airways, Fly Dubai, Ittehad Airway and The Emirates to start their direct international passenger and cargo flights from Sialkot international airport till the end of current month…