The private Syrian airline will start operations from 15
KARACHI: Cham Wings Airline, a private carrier from Syria, will start regular operations to Karachi from December 15, 2021. This was announced by Mohsin A Dharsi, Commercial Director of KN Aviation Pvt Ltd, General Sales Agents (GSA) of Cham Wings Airline in Pakistan.
Addressing a gathering of leading travel and cargo agents and industry at a reception at a local hotel for the introduction of this new Cham Wings Airline to Pakistan, Mohsin said Cham Wings Airline is scheduled to start weekly online service between Damascus and Karachi from December 15. , 2021, using the most efficient French A-320 airliners from Airbus Industries.
He said the flight from Karachi to Damascus is scheduled to provide excellent connections with flights to Najaf and other cities of religious and historical significance. He said pilgrims from all holy cities in three countries, Syria, Iraq and Iran, can benefit from this service with just one ticket purchase.
The airline is starting a weekly flight to Karachi, but will increase to three weekly flights from February 2022 and daily from summers 2022. The airline also has PCAA clearance to operate to Lahore and Islamabad, which ‘she will announce in the second phase.
PIA to operate special flights to Najaf, Baghdad and Damascus
Mohsin A. Dharsi, also president of the Air Cargo Agents Association of Pakistan (ACAAP), urged cargo agents to make full use of the cargo space available on all routes offered by Cham Wings Airline. In response to a question, he said Cham Wings Airline is a private full board airline with excellent meals, Arabic and Continental cuisines, in-flight entertainment and all the other facilities offered by major airlines in the region.
Cham Wings Airways has a fleet of four Airbus A-320s and serves Abu Dhabi, Aleppo, Sharjah, Kuwait, Muscat, Erbil, Yerevan, Beirut, Basra, Baghdad, Qamishli, Khartoum, Tehran, Najaf, Moscow and Karachi.
Sardar Rafiq Khan, Chairman of the Bukhari Group, congratulated Mohsin A Dharsi on the arrival of a new airline in Pakistan and expressed his full support to Cham Wings and KN Aviation. Leading cargo agents Salim Buxamoosa, president of Universal Freight System Pvt Ltd., said this was an encouraging sign for the Pakistani aviation industry, especially after the Covid-19 pandemic. He said this will bring new opportunities for the promotion of religious and general tourism between Pakistan and Syria. Syria, he said, is a beautiful country and has many historic sites to visit.
Farrukh Iqbal, COO Bluex and UNS welcomed the new airlines to Pakistan. He said we should all work hard to attract more airlines so that Pakistan’s aviation industry can regain its past glory.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2021