Articles Tagged ‘Karachi’

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

We explore Air Arabia’s Sharjah network, with many changes over pre-coronavirus S19.  The carrier’s longest route, to Kuala Lumpur, will use A321neos.

AirSial, Pakistan’s newest airline, takes off domestically

AirSial, Pakistan’s newest airline, takes off domestically

Come early February, new entrant AirSial will have the second-highest volume of flights on its first four routes, although its third aircraft is very underutilised.

Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December

Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December

As Turkish Airlines receives first A350-900, we examine the carrier’s widebody network – with widebodies used on 1/3 of network in early December.


British Airways launches Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan

British Airways launches Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan

British Airways began Heathrow – Lahore on 12 October, joining Islamabad. Lahore had 173,000 passengers from Heathrow last year.

Pakistan’s international seats +68% since 2010; domestic seats/population lower than Bangladesh

Pakistan’s international seats +68% since 2010; domestic seats/population lower than Bangladesh

Pakistan is an enormous country and could be a future aviation paradise. We see what’s been happening, noting that it is very underexploited domestically.

Pakistan market dominated by PIA and flights to UAE; UK market grew 8% in 2010 as PIA serves four airports

Pakistan market dominated by PIA and flights to UAE; UK market grew 8% in 2010 as PIA serves four airports

Which are the busiest airports in Pakistan and which are the biggest carriers serving the market? Which are the leading country markets and which carriers have abandoned the market in recent years? How global is PIA’s network and which new routes have been started in the last 15 months?