Serene Air operates flights for Saudi Arabia from 21st January 2021. Serene Air has obtained an approval license from General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) Saudi Arabia. GACA provides this license for 2 years.
Serene Airline is a Pakistani private airline which has now become the third international carrier flight of Pakistan. Serene Air will start flying from January 21st. Initially, Serene Air will start its flight operations from Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Islamabad to Jeddah and Riyadh. Later, this flight operation will be extended to Madinah, Dammam and other cities. The GACA had given the green signal to Serene Air last year.
Pakistan Airlines in 2020 was also good for Pakistani airlines but it caused a lot of difficulties at the start of the year. But at the end of the year, we also saw some things that made us proud. In this blog, you will read about the events that took place in Pakistan Airlines in 2020. The beginning of the year was not a good one for Pakistan.
Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303 route from Lahore to Karachi crashed due to a technical problem before landing in Karachi, died 97 people, including 97 people in the cabin.
In July 2020, the European Union suspended PIA flights to Europe due to the issue of fake pilot licenses, which are still banned.
But then some good things started On December 13, Virgin Atlantic Airlines resumed its flights to Pakistan.
On December 18, Pakistan Civil Aviation allowed Serene Air to resume international flights and now Syrian Air will start international flights in January 2021.
At the end of the year, Pakistan Aviation added a new airline, Air Sial. Air Sial launched its first commercial flight on December 25, 2020.
Saudi Arabia Umrah Pilgrims in 2020 of 1st November to December announced a list of pilgrims. Saudi Arabia issued only 1157 Umrah visas. In the list of issued visas, Indonesia is the top of the list with 943 visas. After Indonesia in the list, Pakistan is the 2nd number of issued Umrah Visas and other countries are UAE & India with only 2 issued visas.
From Pakistan, in the last 50 days, only 207 pilgrims achieve the blessing of umrah. Saudi Al jawazat confirms the number of Umrah pilgrims. However, Egypt, Malaysia & Kuwait have only 1 pilgrim achieve the blessing of umrah. Saudi Arabia Umrah Pilgrims in 2020 is the first time of history the lowest number of visas issued. Due to the highest fares of umrah packages, people are waiting for the low packages to perform Umrah.