Fly Jinnah has recently completed its scrutiny. After this process, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) forwarded its statements to the government's Aviation Division for a final inspection. They have acheived the Federal Government's approval and the PCAA has offered the airline a Regular Public Transport license. In addition to this, the airline has received its Air Operator’s Certificate from the PCAA so the airline can now start flying.
The airline will join four airlines that currently operate domestic flights within the country such as SereneAir, Airblue, AirSial, and the oldest and biggest airline carrier Pakistan International Airline. There are further 2 other airlines that are going through a similar process as Fly Jinnah and these include Q Airlines and Jet Green Airlines. These airlines will also start operating domestic flights in Pakistan after being approved to fly.
According to Pakistan aviation regulations, Fly Jinnah will be required to operate domestically for at least a year with three aircraft before allowing for international flight operations.
Fly Jinnah commenced its operations on November 1st 2022, the airline began its operations with 4 domestic routes. Fly Jinnah flew its inaugural flight to Islamabad International Airport (ISB) from Karachi's Jinnah International Airport (KHI) on October 31st, the flight took place with an Airbus A320-300
Be sure to read our guide on domestic flights within Pakistan if you're looking to fly within Pakistan, it offers lots of helpful information.
Fly Jinnah offers its passengers free hand baggage with an allowance of no more than 10 kg per passenger with dimensions within 55 x 40 x 20 cm. This includes the handle, pockets and wheels.
Fly Jinnah has 1 standard class onboard their aircraft. Additional services can be added during the time of booking.
Currently, online check-in for the airline is not available.
When passengers start arriving at the airport terminal, they will need to hand provide a boarding pass and the airline will be able to take care of their luggage. Fly Jinnah check-in counters open 3 hours prior to flight departure time and close 1 hour prior to scheduled departure.
Fly Jinnah operates a fleet of Airbus A320s. Currently, there are 3 aircraft in operation with Fly Jinnah. There are plans to expand its fleet in the next few years.
Fly Jinnah has their hub in Karachi at the Jinnah International airport. They also have 4 operating bases in Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta.
Fly Jinnah isn't currently part of any airline alliance.
Fly Jinnah has a frequent flyer programme for its customers, it goes by the name of AirRewards. The AirRewards programme allows passengers to earn points every time they fly with the airline and use them to spend on flights, baggage allowance, meal selection, seat selection, airport services and travel insurance.
100 points are equal to 1 USD. Every flight earns you up to 10% cashback as AirRewards points.