Shaheen Air inaugurates operations in Riyadh with three routes from Pakistan

  • Shaheen Air inaugurated operations in the Saudi capital of Riyadh (RUH) on 1 January, when it launched twice-weekly services from Peshawar (PEW) in northern Pakistan. On 2 and 6 January respectively, the airline then went on to launch also twice-weekly flights from Lahore (LHE) and weekly from Islamabad (ISB). Flights on the new routes are operated using the airline’s A330-300s.
Launch Date Origin Destination WF* Competition
01-Jan-13 Peshawar (PEW) Riyadh (RUH) 2 Nasair (4), Saudia (4), PIA (3)
02-Jan-13 Lahore (LHE) 2 Nasair (4), Saudia (3), PIA (1)
06-Jan-13 Islamabad (ISB) 1 Saudia (4), Nasair (3), PIK (1)
Source: Innovata w/c 14 January.      *WF: Weekly Frequencies at launch

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  1. Rabia Shah says:

    Hello !
    Just want to know if Shaheen Airline is operating flights from Karachi ?

    Thank You,
    Looking forward to ur reply.

    • Thank you for your comment, Rabia. According to Innovata data for current week, Shaheen Air operates to three domestic destinations from Karachi (Islamabad, Lahore and Multan), as well as to Dubai.

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