Pakistan’s newest private airline, AirSial, landed in Karachi on Sunday afternoon from the US. The airline will start operations with three planes including an Airbus A320 in its fleet.
AirSial expected to take flight in mid-December. AirSial, previously expected to launch flight operations in June 2020, has delayed its launch due to Covid-19 and restrictions on air travel. However, as domestic travel opens up, the airline is now set to embark on its first flight in mid-December.
Profit has confirmed that the first aircraft, an Airbus A320-232, is on its way from Goodyear, Arizona to Karachi, Pakistan after stopping at Portsmouth. The aircraft is registered as AP-BOA. AirSial’s initial operations will rely on three Airbus A320-200s, which the airline has leased from AerCap, the world’s largest independent aircraft leasing company, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. It is unclear at this point whether the inaugural flight will be from.
On Friday, the CAA convened a session to mull over flight schedules and slots for winter where AirSial presented its recommendations.