Two aircraft on dry lease has been acquired by Serene Air. They will increase the airline’s flight operations in Pakistan for different domestic routes.
These airplanes were inducted by the airline from foreign airlines that includes including Boeing 737-800 and Airbus 330. This scaled up its fleet size to 5.
Boeing 737-800 is a next-generation mid-sized passenger jet with the seating capacity of 162 passengers in a two-class layout or 189 passengers in a one-class layout. However, in comparison to it, the A330 is a large aircraft with over 250 seats. Serene Air was already operating with three Boeing 737-800 airplanes.
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As soon as the flight operations are normalized in the country, these aircraft will be permitted to resume flight services. Due to an increase in demand of passengers for traveling, the airline might consider adding a new domestic destination. Also, it might also soon begin international operations once the situation becomes normal.
With the decrease in fuel prices and demand of the travelers in the Gulf region for a local carrier especially since Shaheen Air stopped operating as it operated over 3,500 flights per year, the time was ripe for another local airline to take its place. But amid COVID-19, the airline business is just going down.