Aero Asia to replace old aircraft
LAHORE: One of the top airlines in the private sector, Aero Asia (AA) will induct western aircraft into its fleet by mid of this year after which the airline will able to run its domestic and international flights on daily basis, said Chairman of the AA Yaqoob Tabani, at an award distribution function.
Mr Tabani said that he intended to replace the AA’s entire old aircraft with Boeing 737 and DC-9
He claimed his airline was the only airline which paid full dues and taxes to the Civil Aviation Authority.” The airline will introduce three flights in a week from Lahore to Quetta by the 5th of June besides commencing a daily flight to Dubai, he added.
He said the number of flights from Lahore to Karachi would be increased to four from June 5.
He said the airline during the last 10 years achieved 91 percent seating capacity during international flights and 88 percent seating capacity on domestic routes, which was an ample proof of Aero Asia’s success story , he added. Earlier, in his welcome address, General Manager Marketing Hanif Malik highlighted the aviation activities and achievements of the airline during last 10 years. Director Aero Asia Hamza Tabani, Resident Director, Punjab, Amin Ghazi, Director Marketing Kamaluddin, DG Protocol Mushtaq Hamdani and Director Airport Operations Air Commodore Dawood and other officials, travel and cargo agents attended the function. —Staff Report