AirSial expected to take flight in mid-December

KARACHI: 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.

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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.

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Ariba Shahid
The author is a business journalist at Profit. She can be reached at [email protected] or at


  1. Quetta to peshawar route is fully vacant plz no airline oprate on the above route kindly consider this route for your flight operation. Govt employ working in quetta from Peshawar, Mardan, Charsada, Sawabi, Kohat, khyber agency are potential population for your flight.

    • potential profit routes may not be the conventional ones but something like sukkur to peshawar, hyderabad to gujranwala, sialkot to quetta & alike.


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