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Azerbaijan airlines to launch direct flights to Karachi

02:46 PM | 27 Jan, 2024
Azerbaijan airlines to launch direct flights to Karachi

KARACHI - Direct flights between Pakisan's southern metropolis, Karachi, and Azerbaijan are on the cards, which could provide relief to the travelers.

The Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan, Khazar Farhadov confirmed on Friday that Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will start direct flights to Karachi from April.

The national carrier of Azerbaijan will launch the first flight in this regard tentatively from 18th April this year, increasing the connectivity between the two countries.

Karachi will be the 3rd city in Pakistan that AZAL has started direct flights to. Earlier, flights from Baku to Islamabad and Baku to Lahore direct flights were launched last year. 

There have been multiple developments for the country’s aviation industry as Malaysian airline Batik Air also launched direct flights between Karachi and Kuala Lumpur recently.

Besides, American carrier, Ravn Alaska Airlines is also keen to start the operation of flights from Pakistan for which it has also got in touch with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Moreover, Ethiopian Airlines has also resumed operations in the country after a gap of 19 years. Famous airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has also announced flights to and from Pakistan as it has been given the go-ahead by the federal government.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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