AirSial launches international operations with eight weekly flights to Jeddah

Web Desk 10:36 PM | 29 Mar, 2023
AirSial launches international operations with eight weekly flights to Jeddah
Source: Twitter: Airsial

LAHORE - AirSial, Pakistan's airline in the private sector, kicked off international flight operations from Lahore on Wednesday.

At a ceremony to launch international operations, Chairman Air Sial Fazal Jilani announced that in the first phase, eight weekly flights will be operated between Jeddah and Lahore as well as Islamabad.

'Total 68 flights would take off for Jeddah from Pakistan every month,' he elaborated and added that soon flights would start from Karachi, Sialkot and Multan for Jeddah. 

The Chairman was of the view that after successful domestic operation, it was another feat that the firm was starting international operations and in days to come, the carrier would take passengers to other destinations and Gulf countries as well.

'As the ban on EU operations is lifted, flights would be started for Manchester and London as well,' Jilani said as he detailed that currently A320 Airbus is being utilized for flights but soon the fleet would see addition of bigger aircraft as well.

AirSial has been catering to domestic routes for around two and a half years now and the first flight to Jeddah took off with 160 passengers. The carrier has announced that four flights between Jeddah and Lahore would operate every week. Similarly, same number of flights would operate between Islamabad and Lahore every week.

The company has also announced special baggage allowance offer under which passengers can carry 60KG (2PC) baggage on Jeddah-Pakistan flights applicable on Budget/Standard Fare; this offer is valid from 29th March till 15th April 2023. 

At the inauguration ceremony staged at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, top executives and board of directors of AirSial saw off the passengers for the maiden flight. The ceremony was attended by Cricketer Haris Rauf and former player Aqib Javed as well.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on June 6, 2023

KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on June 06, 2023 (Tuesday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 304.9 308.15
Euro EUR 322 325
UK Pound Sterling GBP 377 381
U.A.E Dirham AED 83.5 84.5
Saudi Riyal SAR 80.5 81.5
Australian Dollar AUD 202 204
Bahrain Dinar BHD 758.82 766.80
Canadian Dollar CAD 226 230
China Yuan CNY 40.28 40.68
Danish Krone DKK 41.03 41.43
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.4 36.75
Indian Rupee INR 3.46 3.57
Japanese Yen JPY 2 2.08
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 925.2 934.2
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 61.94 62.54
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.16 175.16
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.88 26.18
Omani Riyal OMR 742.38 750.38
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.38 79.08
Singapore Dollar SGD 220 222
Swedish Korona SEK 26.36 26.66
Swiss Franc CHF 313.87 316.37
Thai Bhat THB 8.21 8.36

Today's gold rates in Pakistan | gold price in Pakistan – June 7, 2023

Gold Rate Today:

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 228,900 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs197,190.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs180,756 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 210,832.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

Gold Price in Pakistan: Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Karachi PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Islamabad PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Peshawar PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Quetta PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Sialkot PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Attock PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Gujranwala PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Jehlum PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Multan PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Bahawalpur PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Gujrat PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Nawabshah PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Chakwal PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Hyderabad PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Nowshehra PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Sargodha PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Faisalabad PKR 228,900 PKR 2125
Mirpur PKR 228,900 PKR 2125

Daily Pakistan diligently monitors and updates the current gold rates in Pakistan on a daily basis


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