Kuwait Airways is likely to resume its weekly flight from the capital of Kuwait to Karachi, suggests reports.
If that is the case, the resumption of Kuwait Airways flights for Karachi has a lot of welcome news for the airlines to grab in the business from Pakistan’s commercial and economical hub.
The resumption of flight operations in Karachi will not only facilitate the expatriate Pakistanis in Kuwait but it will also provide the opportunity to enhance the trade between the two countries.
According to a rough estimate, more than 100,000 Pakistanis living in different cities of Kuwait, constituting the 6th largest population of a foreign country located in a Gulf region.
The Kuwait airline had stopped its flight operations Pakistan when its office situated in Sheraton Hotel (now Movenpick Hotel), Karachi was destroyed by a bomb blast in May 2003.
However, the suspended operations in Pakistan were later resumed for cities of Islamabad and Lahore, but not for Karachi.
Recently a few international airlines have resumed their operations for Pakistan after being suspended for some time.
The resumption of Kuwait airways flight operations for Karachi is a piece of welcome news that will aid in growth if the aviation industry, and will also support its related industries particularly commerce and tourism in Pakistan.