AirBlue, Pakistan's fastest growing airline, Friday recognized the
10,000th passenger on its Islamabad - Manchester route with a simple
and dignified ceremony held at Islamabad International airport.
airline of first choice, AirBlue, started the first long-haul operation
ever by a private Pakistani airline to Europe with 4 weekly Flights
from Islamabad to Manchester on June-01 this year.
swift popularity of the airline in the private sector and
keeping in view the rising number of the voyagers an additional
flight was added in late June to increase capacity on the route
to 5 flights in a week.
scheduled flights from both Islamabad and Manchester, and personalized
has enabled AirBlue to capture substantial market share on the route;
and in a short span of 14 weeks it has carried over 10,000 passengers
on the Islamabad to Manchester sector.
10,000th passenger was Ms. Sara Latif, a resident of Sialkot who
was leaving to pursue higher studies in Finance at Birmingham University.
The surprised passenger was presented with 2 Return Business Class
Manchester-Islamabad tickets and a model of the AirBlue Airbus A321
aircraft by the airblue Islamabad District Manager, Mr. Saeed Hassan.
plans extensive growth in its operations with the purchase of 14
new-generation aircraft providing additional frequencies to existing
destinations and opening of new routes in the Domestic, Middle Eastern,
and European markets, said a press communiqué received
by Pakistans first multilingual ISSN-certified independent
daily E-newspaper Pakistan Times from the admired
and acknowledged airline AirBlue on Friday.
airline also plans to start flights on the Islamabad to Lahore route
in November, and to increase its flights from Islamabad to Manchester
to a daily frequency in December this year.