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Lakson Group and Air Arabia to Launch Pakistan’s New LLC

Lakson Group, one of Pakistan's leading business conglomerates and Air Arabia Group, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) operator, recently announced their decision to form of a joint venture to launch Fly Jinnah, Pakistan’s new airline.

The proposed joined venture will see the establishment of a low-cost passenger airline serving domestic and international routes from Pakistan.

 Fly Jinnah will serve the strategic vision of Pakistan’s travel and tourism sector and contribute to the country’s economic growth and job creation, while providing Pakistanis with reliable and value for money air travel.    

 Iqbal Ali Lakhani, chairman, Lakson Group, said, “We are excited to partner with Air Arabia in launching Pakistan’s new low-cost carrier. Fly Jinnah will serve Pakistan’s travel and tourism sector and will play a constructive role in contributing to the nation’s economic growth. This partnership also reflects our commitment to support the development of Pakistan’s air transport sector while providing the citizens and visitors of the country with a new option of value for money air travel.  Air Arabia enjoys a track-record of reliable and efficient operations, and we look forward to working closely towards launching and developing the new airline.”

 Work on securing the Air Operating Certificate (AOC) - which allows the airline to start operating - will commence shortly. More details about the launch date, fleet, and destination network will be announced in due course.