The SaudiGulf Airlines has announced that it will start flight operations in Pakistan from Friday, October 15th.
The airline will initiate direct flights to four Pakistani cities including Karachi, Lahore Islamabad and Sialkot.
“New direct flights to four destinations in Pakistan. Fly now between Dammam and Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and Sialkot starting from October 15,” the airline’s Twitter post reads.
— السعودية الخليجية SaudiGulf Airlines (@SaudiGulf_SGA) October 8, 2018
The Saudi flag-carrier announced its arrival in the country last week in a press conference held during Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM) 2018 in Karachi.
Karim Makhlouf, the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of the SaudiGulf Airlines informed the attendees about the move.
We are pleased to add new flights to cater to the growing demand of Umrah traffic out of Pakistan, while also provide passengers with convenient connections via Dammam.
Karim announced that in the first phase of action, the airline will operate with two aircraft to and from Pakistan.
He continued to inform that the airline intends to commence a direct flight from the Arabian Gulf city, Dammam to Lahore and Islamabad. These flights will operate four times a week.
Similarly, three flights per week will fly from Dammam to Karachi and Sialkot, he added. Gerry’s Group in Pakistan will represent SudiGulf Airlines in the country, said Karim.