Government devising strategy to launch Air Safari to tourist destinations in partnership with private sector

English Official News

Islamabad, October 10, 2021 (PPI-OT):To promote Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of Pakistan’s Tourism, the government is devising a strategy to launch Air Safari to tourist destinations in partnership with the private sector. Under this strategy, licenses will be issued to the private sector for the start of the service in accordance with National Aviation Policy 2019. The licensee can operate to and from top tourism destinations including Gwadar, Moen-jo-Daro, Skardu, Chitral, Gilgit etc.

The licenses to the private sector will be processed within sixty days, which will be valid for five years. There will be no landing, housing and Air Navigation charges on both ends of the Socio-Economic routes. Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority will also support development of new landing strips in Northern areas including helipads through joint ventures or Public-Private-Partnership.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk