Air Sial Limited (branded as AirSial) is a new Pakistani airline, based at Sialkot 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 the — a major industrial city in the state of Punjab in Pakistan.
The airline received its license from Civil Aviation in 2017, and is set to launch its first passenger flights in December 2020, using its fleet of three Airbus A320.
AirSial flights will be available to book through Alternative Airlines once the airline is operational. You can choose from one of our payment options, including PayPal, Skrill and Neteller. You can even pay in the currency of your choice, whether that’s USD, Euros, or Pakistani rupee.
AirSial has yet to take off. In the meantime, the following airlines operate domestic flights within Pakistan: Airblue, Pakistan International Airways, and Serene Airways. For more information, take a look at our guide to domestic flights within Pakistan.
AirSial will initially serve domestic destinations within Pakistan, flying from their main hub at Sialkot International Airport. Flights will operate to the following cities:
|Karachi||Jinnah International Airport||KHI|
|Lahore||Allama Iqbal International Airport||LHE|
|Islamabad||Islamabad International Airport||ISB|
|Peshawer||Bacha Khan International Airport||PEW|
The airline has stated that it hopes to further expand operations in 2021.
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).
There will be 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 will be 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 will be available; although more information has yet to be announced regarding the menu.
It is not yet known whether online check-in will be available for passengers.
Flights will depart or arrive at Sialkot International Airport. If checking-in at the airport, travellers are advised to arrive as early as possible — 2 hours before scheduled departure is the recommended arrival time.
The airline will begin by operating a fleet of three Airbus A320 - a very popular aircraft around the world and widely used for domestic operations.
Sialkot International Airport (IATA: SKT) is a private passenger airport located about 8.7 mi west of Sialkot, a large city in the Sialkot District of Pakistan. SKT is the primary hub for AirSial. Other airlines to operate flights to the airport include Pakistan International Airlines, SalamAir, Emirates, Air Arabia, Gulf Air and SaudiGulf Airlines.
Please click on the logos below to find out more about airlines that fly similar routes to/within Pakistan:
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