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SaudiGulf Airlines announces direct flights to Pakistan

Updated October 09, 2018

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SaudiGulf Airlines says direct flights from Dammam to four destinations in Pakistan will start from Oct 15. — Wikimedia Commons
SaudiGulf Airlines says direct flights from Dammam to four destinations in Pakistan will start from Oct 15. — Wikimedia Commons

SaudiGulf Airlines on Monday announced that it is starting direct flights to four destinations in Pakistan.

Taking to Twitter, the airline said it would begin operating flights between Dammam and Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and Sialkot from Oct 15.

Earlier, the Chief Commercial Officer of SaudiGulf Airlines, Karim Makhlouf had said that the national carrier would begin operations in Pakistan from March 1.

He said that this was the first time that a private Saudi airline had decided to launch operations in Pakistan. Pakistan would also be the first country on the airline’s international network.

In his statement, Makhlouf had said SaudiGulf Airlines Airbus A-320 aircraft would fly the new routes.