Karachi, 2 February, 2024 (GNP): Fly Jinnah, Pakistan’s low-cost carrier, announces the commencement of its international operations with the launch of its inaugural flight connecting Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad with the city of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates starting from February 17th, 2024.
This step marks a significant milestone in the carrier’s growth journey after a successful year of serving domestic routes in Pakistan.
Fly Jinnah will connect both cities with non-stop double daily flights, offering customers seamless and convenient travel options. The new service will also provide customers in Islamabad with the opportunity for further connectivity via Sharjah Airport’s wide network.
Schedule: Islamabad – Sharjah (all times local):
Flight Departure Time Arrival Time Aircraft Frequency
9P 740 Islamabad 06:50 Sharjah 09:25 Airbus A320 Daily
9P 741 Sharjah 10:25 Islamabad 14:20 Airbus A320 Daily
9P 742 Islamabad 19:55 Sharjah 22:30 Airbus A320 Daily
9P 743 Sharjah 23:30 Islamabad 03:25 Airbus A320 Daily
Fly Jinnah added two new Airbus A320 aircraft to its existing fleet to support the launch of its international operations. This strategic expansion brings the total number of aircraft in Fly Jinnah’s fleet to five, enhancing the airline’s capacity to cater to the increasing demand for reliable and affordable air travel.
Commenting on this significant development, Fly Jinnah’s spokesperson said:” Fly Jinnah’s fleet expansion, coupled with the launch of international operations, signifies a strategic move towards offering customers more choices for convenient travel options.
This step signifies a milestone for Fly Jinnah, and we are glad to start our international operation by connecting Pakistan’s capital city with Sharjah, the cultural city of the UAE.
The start of this service not only underscores our dedication to providing our customers with affordable air travel options but also reflects our commitment to further contribute to the strong economic and trade ties between both nations”.
Sharjah is the third-largest city in the United Arab Emirates and a vibrant hub in the Gulf region known for offering an inviting combination of culture, heritage, art and outdoor activities. Sharjah city will now be easily accessible to Fly Jinnah passengers, providing them with an array of travel choices.
Fly Jinnah currently connects five major cities in Pakistan, namely Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, and Quetta, in addition to the newly launched destination Sharjah in the UAE.
Operating a fleet of five modern Airbus A320 aircraft, the airline is committed to providing passengers with exceptional travel experiences.
In addition to extra comfort provided by the most generous seat-pitch of any economy cabin, the carrier offers affordable and value-driven travel experiences through “SkyCafe” onboard menu where passengers can enjoy a wide variety of delicacies between snacks, sandwiches, and meals at affordable prices.
The aircraft is also equipped with “SkyTime”, a free in-flight streaming service that allows passengers to stream a wide selection of entertainment directly to their devices.