Air Indus

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Not to be confused with Indus Air.
Air Indus
Air Indus logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
I6 MPK AIR INDUS
Founded 2010
Commenced operations 28 July 2013
Ceased operations 1 July 2015
Hubs Jinnah International Airport (Karachi)
Frequent-flyer program Indus Miles
Airport lounge Indus Lounge
Fleet size 3
Destinations 8
Company slogan "Fly with Difference"
Headquarters Karachi, Pakistan
Key people Abdul Wahab
(Chairman & CEO)
Website AirIndus.com.pk

Air Indus was a non-operational[1] Pakistani domestic airline based in Karachi. The airline's headquarter is located in Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Karachi.[2] Air Indus started operations on 28 July 2013,[3] however was forced to suspend operations on 1 July 2015 after the Civil Aviation Authority suspended its operational license for failing to meet safety requirements and fulfilling the Pakistani legal requirements of 3 operating aircraft.[1] Its main base of operations and hub was Jinnah International Airport, Karachi.

The airline had announced resumption of operations in January 2016,[4] however as of June 2016, operations have not been resumed.

Destinations[edit]

Air Indus launched its operations on 28 July 2013, and halted operations on 1 July 2015 due to suspension of operating license.[1] Former locations[5] served by the airline include:

Frequent flyer program[edit]

The Air Indus frequent flyer program was called Indus Miles. The program offered various privileges including priority check-in, priority boarding, priority standby and extra baggage allowance, free award tickets and discounts at various outlets. Indus Miles could be accrued by traveling on Air Indus flights, as well through partners for booking hotels, renting a car or dining out.[6]

Cuisine[edit]

The inflight meals prepared for Air Indus came from the second tier aviation caterer, Gate Gourmet.[citation needed]

Fleet[edit]

As of June 2016 the Air Indus fleet consists of the following aircraft which are stored on the tarmac of Jinnah International Airport, Karachi.[7] The average age of Air Indus fleet is 25.6 years.

Air Indus fleet
Aircraft In Service Stored Orders Passengers Notes
B E Total
Boeing 737-300 0 3 0 0 148 148 All 3 aircraft stored
Total 0 3 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "CAA suspends Air Indus' operations for violating safety regulations". Dawn. Dawn. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "REGULAR PUBLIC TRANSPORT LICENCEES" (Archive). Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on June 10, 2014. "Air Indus (Pvt) Limited (RPT) C, 13th Commercial Street, Phase-II Extension, DHA, Karachi-Pakistan"
  3. ^ "Pakistan Carrier Expands". Airliner World: 16. July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Air Indus plans to resume operation this month". The Express Tribune. The Express Tribune. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Air Indus announce launch dates
  6. ^ "Indus Miles". Air Indus. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Air Indus fleet details". Airfleets.net. Airfleets.net. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 

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