After K2 Airways and AirSial, another private airline gets domestic flight license approved by the Federal Cabinet
Following the cabinet’s approval, the private airline will commence its flight operations within the next three-four months.
According to media reports, the Federal cabinet on Tuesday issued a license to another Pakistani private airline named Q-Airways. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced the license issuance in a post-cabinet press conference in Islamabad.
Addressing the conference, the Minister announced:
The cabinet has approved Regular Public Transport (RPT) license to Pakistani airline Q-Airways for domestic flight operations. The airline intends to start flight operations with three Airbus A320 aircraft initially on domestic routes.
Following the cabinet’s approval, the private airline will commence its flight operations within the next three-four months. In the first phase, Q-Airlines will operate flights between Karachi, Islamabad, and Lahore.
Other Private Airlines Approved by the Federal Cabinet
It is pertinent to mention that the Federal cabinet approved licenses of two private airlines last year: K2 Airways and AirSial. Briefing media regarding decisions taken in the federal cabinet meeting, Fawad Chaudhry said:
The cabinet nodded to the renewal of K2 Airways’ license and approved license issuance to another private airline AirSial.
The Federal Cabinet approved the license renewal for the upcoming airline K2 Airways in October 2021. K2 Airways is a proposed Pakistani airline to be based in Karachi.
The airline company aims to start its operation in Pakistan with tourism flights to Skardu and other hilly areas of Pakistan in the initial phase. Planning is currently underway for the airline to start flights on domestic routes for cities including Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Gwadar, Skardu, and Chitral.
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