the purchase of 14 aircraft which shall be delivered to AirBlue
by the manufacturers after every 3 months taking almost 3 years
for completion of the deal.
A-321-200 is doing very well yet we want to induct in AirBlue
fleet larger aircrafts to facilitate optimal number of the
desirous and acclaimed customers, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said.
deal is expected to be worth between $400 million and $700 million,
airline wishes to put in its fleet of carriers short- to medium-haul
aircraft," he said.
other destinations, he said; in addition to Dubai in UAE and Manchester
in UK AirBlue plans to introduce flights to Amman in Jordan.
at home besides existing flights to multiple cities of Pakistan,
daily flights between Islamabad and Lahore shall commence with the
advent of New Year in January.
Abbasi said; AirBlue believes in having a fleet of absolutely brand
new aircrafts to ensure silky-smooth take-offs landings by
most talented and experienced pilots, absolute comfort, convenience
and best possible in-flight service with wonderful hospitality as
its hallmark for its patrons by the cabin crew.
magnificent AirBlue, which started operations in 2004, is one of
the country's apex private carriers.
currently flies to many Pakistani cities, as well as to Dubai in
the United Arab Emirates and Manchester in Britain. It currently
operates six A320s.
airline has good prospects for growth in Europe and the Middle East,
Abbasi said, with more flights being planned to Dubai and Manchester
with a new destination the British Capital London.