777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4 Posted (12 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5243 times:
Etihad, Emirates, Qatar, Flydubai and Air Arabia have been permitted to serve Sialko from whenever they choose to, currently PIA and Shaheen fly to the Gulf from there, with Qatar Cargo the only foreign operato.
An MoU with Oman also allow Oman Air to serve the same as as well as Multan, plus unlimited passenger services from Gwadar by carriers of both countries, a former Omani territory sold to Pakistan in the 1950s, Oman Air served the place in the 1990s with ATR, while PIA have been flying the route since over 20 years.
In other update Pakistan are also said to have granted Turkish Airlines permission to start four weekly service to Lahore from January.
Tdan From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 329 posts, RR: 3 Reply 1, posted (12 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 5102 times:
Finally! The LCCs will be the first to pounce on Sialkot as it's the perfect kind of market they target. High local O&D, but not necessarily the largest market to the rest of the world as opposed to ISB, KHI, LHE.
We will ride this thunderbird, silver shadows on the earth, a thousand leagues away our land of birth... -Captain Bruce