On May 1st, the New Islamabad International Airport was inaugurated by PM Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The first flight from Karachi landed at 11 am at the New Islamabad International Airport on May 1st. PK-300 carrying 150 travelers landed at the new airport. Also, the first flight departed from the airport for Karachi at 12.30 pm.
The regular flight operations will start at the New Islamabad International Airport from today, May 3rd. Most of Pakistan’s domestic airlines have moved their operation from Benazir Bhutto International Airport to new Islamabad airport and will operate a big chunk of today’s flights (May 3rd) schedule from IIA.
Today, PIA will have a total of 45 flights. 31 flights will be operated from the New Islamabad International Airport and the rest 14 flights will be operated from the old BBIA.
If you are looking for all flights schedule from Benazir Bhutto Airport and New Islamabad Airport, it has been revealed.
Here is the list of the flights operating from both airports.
Other than PIA, you will see in the list that Shaheen Airline, Airblue, Saudi Arabian Airline, Boeing, and Oman Air are also starting their operations from today and will land or depart from the newly built Islamabad International Airport.
There are more flights departing and landing at New Islamabad Airport today, in comparison to the Benazir Bhutto International Airport. It seems that the regular flight operations are starting at the new Islamabad airport and soon BBIA will be closed for flight operations as all the flights will be moved to the new airport
It is pertinent to mention here that the New Islamabad Airport has a five-level security system for baggage check, the food court, a small cinema, kids area and car parking which can accommodate 2200 to 2500 vehicles.