New ‘Liberty Airline’ likely to fly Chitral route

The federal government, on Thursday, granted Regular Public Transport License (RPTL) to the newly introduced Liberty Air Limited.

The decision was taken in the cabinet meeting that was chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Information Minister?Fawad Chaudhary announced the news during a media brief after the?cabinet meeting today.

Liberty Air is the first to get government?s nod among five airlines that had applied for a license to operate in Pakistan last year.

The license only allows the airline to cover domestic routes.

Earlier in October, the federal government had granted permission to SaudiGulf Airlines to start operations on a lucrative?Saudi-Pakistan route.

As per data available with ProPakistani, air traffic in Pakistan has surged by over 40% within the last five years to approximately 20 million passengers.

Muhammad Afsar Malik, former Additional Director of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), said that the current surge in demand shows that the open skies policy has been fruitful for Pakistanis.

There is no official word, but our sources are reporting that the new airline will cover these routes:

  • Chitral
  • Dalbandin
  • Gwadar
  • Khuzdar
  • Muzaffarabad
  • Panjgur
  • Parachinar
  • Skardu
  • Turbat? ? ? ? ? ? ? .. Source

One thought on “New ‘Liberty Airline’ likely to fly Chitral route

  1. The newly announced Liberty Air will not operate as a commercial airline. It will be a charter airline and will start its services in 2019.This was disclosed by Irfan Elahi, former Sectary Aviation and ex-Chairman Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in an interview with ProPakistani. Irfan Elahi is working as a consultant with Liberty Air Limited.. Source:

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