Pearl Air

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Pearl Air
IATA
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ICAO
PRL
Callsign
PEARL LINE
Founded 2004
Hubs Jinnah International Airport
Focus cities Allama Iqbal International Airport
Fleet size 0
Destinations 6
Headquarters Karachi, Pakistan
Key people Capt. Talib Ali (Chief Executive)
Website http://www.pearlairline.com/

Pearl Air was a failed airline project planned to be based at Jinnah International Airport, Sindh, Pakistan. First put forward by Habib Alvi Group in 2004, it was intended to offer scheduled flights on domestic routes, which never materialized.

History[edit]

Two Boeing 737-400 were delivered to the airline in January 2004. However, due to problems with the licencing and acquiring rights, revenue flights could not be launched. On December 24, 2005 the airline was granted rights to fly in Pakistan by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan.

In 2009, Capt. Talib Ali bought the airline and began a restructuring campaign to raise the failed project. Through his efforts, in January 2012, the CAA once again entitled Pearl Airlines to start operations within Pakistan.[1] However, due to lack of funds the aircraft could not be acquired. This led to further delays and as of 2013, Pearl Air is considered to be a work in progress.

Planned destinations[edit]

Pearl Air planned to fly to the following destinations [1]:

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