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Safe Airways International is a private airline based at Jinnah International Airport Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

For the New Zealand freight carrier, SAFE Air, see Straits Air Freight Express.

History Edit

The Airline started in 1999 but was closed down due to unpaid taxes to the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). It plans to restart its operations in the near future. Till 15 September 2007 the airline has not come into operation.

During it's days of operation, the airline used a [[wikipedia:Boeing 727|Boeing 727]] aircraft.

Current StatusEdit

On January, 2006, Safe Airways International stated in a press release that it is under the process of leasing six A321-200 and four Airbus A310-300. The company is now backed by investors in UK and Pakistan plans to start services to Pakistan's biggest cities such as Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Islamabad by the end of 2006. The airline also plans to begin overseas flights by the start of 2007 including Oslo and Copenhagen in Europe and Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Manila in Southeast Asia. On February 19, 2006, the new management of Safe Air inked a deal to acquire four 737-200 aircraft worth $18 million. The aircraft will be acquired on dry lease with a purchase option after some time and will increase its fleet size to 15 aircraft by the end of 2006. The deal has been struck with Safair of South Africa which is based in Johannesburg.

As of September 2007, Safe Airways International has not flown a single flight to any city of Pakistan nor does it have any planes in its fleet.

Services Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Safe Air, CAA reach accord, Jang Newspaper, January 18, 2006
  2. Pakistan's Safe International Plans to Lease 10 Airbus Planes (New York), Bloomberg, 2006-01-24 00:09
  3. New star in Pak sky set to emerge, International-The News, February 19, 2006

See alsoEdit

Template:Airlines of Pakistan

External linksEdit

Template:Aviation listspt:Safe Air

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