Latest News

Fly Jinnah: Sharjah’s Air Arabia eyes 2022 launch in Pakistan

Fly Jinnah would begin its certification drive shortly.

Fly Jinnah launch in PakistanFly Jinnah launch in Pakistan | OyeYeah News
Views

Fly Jinnah, a new low-cost carrier (Karachi Int’l), a new joint venture of Air Arabia Group with Pakistani conglomerate Lakson Group eyes an early 2022 launch.

Fly Jinnah will be based out of Karachi International Airport, where Lakson Group is headquartered.

As being reported the airline will initially focus on Pakistani domestic routes before expanding internationally in near future.

However, the two partners did not outline further details concerning the start-up’s fleet, network, or exact launch timeline.

Fly Jinnah would begin its certification drive shortly.

Air Arabia Group Chairman Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani said: “We are confident that Fly Jinnah will add value to the air transport sector of Pakistan and directly contribute to the local economy through job creation and the development of travel and tourism sector.”

PM Imran Khan has also welcomed the joint venture.

“I welcome @airarabiagroup to Pakistan & wish them success in their partnership with local investors to establish a new Pakistani airline, FLY JINNAH. My govt is committed to attracting investment in Pakistan’s burgeoning travel & tourism sector which offers immense opportunities,” PM tweeted.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.