SIALKOT: The PIA’s first passenger flight from Sialkot to Muscat will take off from Sialkot International Airport on Wednesday (today).
Chairman Sialkot International Airport Limited (SIAL) Ghulam Mustafa Choudhary disclosed this while talking to the newsmen here today.
Senior vice chairman Dr. Sarfraz Bashir, general manager Muhammad Nawaz Choudhary and President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Dr. Khurram Anwar Khawaja were also present on this occasion.
SIAL Chairman said that a special launching ceremony would be held at Sialkot International Airport jointly by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Sialkot International Airport Limited (SIAL) on Wednesday. In which, the high profile PIA officials will see off the passengers of this flight.
On this occasion, the senior PIA officials told the newsmen that the PIA would soon start its direct international passenger flights between Sialkot-Dubai, Sialkot-Jeddah-Al-Riyadh (Saudi Arabia).
They said that it would be the third international destination of PIA from Sialkot. Earlier, the PIA was successfully operating the direct international passenger flights between Sialkot-Kuwait, Sialkot-Abu Dhabi and Sialkot-Muscat.
Source: The Post, 29/10/2008