Pakistan’s Serene Air is starting its international flight operations from 15 March. The airline will be operating 3 flights from Islamabad to Sharjah every week. Flight ER-703 will depart from Islamabad International Airport early in the morning at 1:55 AM and arrive at Sharjah International Airport at 6:00 AM in the morning local time. The airline is launching international flights after 4 years of its launch and after two years of approval to fly internationally.
The airline started flights on 29 January 2017 and recently announced that it aims to start flights to Riyadh and Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dubai is also among the list of international destinations. The flights to Sharjah are already on sale on the website and through travel agents.
Serene Air, last year inducted a sole A330-200 aircraft to its existing fleet of 3 active Boeing 737-800 and one that is parked since November 2020. Currently, the airline operates 84 weekly flights on domestic routes. During the COVID cargo rush, the airline operated some International cargo flights to transport important cargo. It also operated 53 chartered special flights from the UAE to repatriate approximately 6,000 stranded Pakistanis to Islamabad, Peshawar and Karachi.
We have previously broken the news about the airlines plan to launch flights to the UK and China as well. The airline is stuck in official red tapes and the fallout of pilots licences fiasco because of Minister of Aviation Ghulam Sarwar speech in parliament.