Air Sial Limited (branded as AirSial) is a Pakistani airline, based at Jinnah International Airport. AirSial is a private airline and was conceived in 2015 as a project by members of the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the aim of improving air travel to and from — a major industrial city in the state of Punjab in Pakistan.
The airline received its license from Civil Aviation in 2017 and is currently operating 6 regularly scheduled flights within Pakistan, using its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft.
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The mission of AirSial is to be the Pride of Pakistan and become the leading airline in the region.
AirSial operates private charter and scheduled passenger flights to the big cities within Pakistan including Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar, Lahore, Quetta and Sialkot. The following airlines also operate domestic flights within Pakistan: Airblue, Pakistan International Airways, and Serene Airways.
The carry-on and checked baggage allowance rules for AirSial are as listed below. Read below to determine what size and weight restrictions you must follow.
Passengers are entitled to one piece of carry-on baggage. This piece must not exceed the following weight: 7 Kg. Furthermore, the dimensions of this bag must not exceed 45 inches (L+W+H=45). All carry-on luggage must be placed under the seat in front, or in the overhead compartment.
The information outlines the general rules and guidelines for baggage allowance, but please note that it may be route-dependant and your allowance will be confirmed during the cooking process. Checked bags (total) must not exceed 32kg (02 pieces max). The bags must not exceed 54 inches (L+W+H=54).
AirSial has one class of seating available on the airline’s flights: Standard Economy. AirSial currently operates Airbus A320 aircraft, which each have a seating capacity of 180 passengers.
Passengers are able to sit comfortably in padded seats, with fold-down trays and ample storage. Seating will be in a 2-2 configuration.
Inflight snacks, meals, and beverages is available
The in-flight menu is made up of a range of Pakistani and international dishes. Typical lunch and dinner options include 2-course meals options such as vegetable pilau rice with boneless ginger and grilled chicken mashed potatoes and mushrooms, or Italian noodles and chicken biryani. All PIA's meals served on-board are Halal.
AirSial only operates airport check-in for their flights.
Online check-in before your flight isn't available when travelling with the airline.
AirSial recommends that passengers arrive 2 hours before their scheduled departure time to check-in any checked baggage.
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AirSial serves flights to domestic destinations within Pakistan, flying from its main hub at Sialkot International Airport. Flights will operate to the following cities:
As of March 2022, the airline has scheduled flights to 6 destinations within Pakistan. Popular destinations include Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar, Lahore, Quetta and Sialkot.
If you're looking to fly within Pakistan, our guide to domestic flights within Pakistan offers lots of helpful information, including an airline guide and FAQs.
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The airline is currently operating a fleet of three Airbus A320 200 - a very popular aircraft around the world and widely used for domestic operations.
Jinnah International Airport (KHI) formerly known as Drigh Road Airport is based in Karachi. This airport is Pakistan's busiest international and domestic airport. The airport has two runways and can handle nearly more than 12 million passengers every year.
Jinnah Airport has one main terminal, which is split into two concourses. The Jinnah East Satellite Concourse, used for international flights and the Jinnah West Satellite Concourse, used for domestic flights.
The airport also serves as a hub for Airblue, SereneAir, K2 Airways and Vision Air International. Other airlines which fly to and from Jinnah International Airport (KHI) include Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines and many others.
19th August 2022
The federal cabinet gave Air Sial permission to operate to a number of foreign destinations. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Iraq, and Iran are among the countries to which Air Sial has been given permission to fly internationally, according to a statement from the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA).
The National Aviation Policy 2019 and the PCAA’s legislative and regulatory criteria, which include the necessity to have a minimum of five airworthy purchased or dry leased aircraft, apply to the previous routes. The second requirement calls for successful primary and socio-economic route operations. The CEO of Air Sial stated that “the first international flight is anticipated to depart in early October.”