Serene Airlines, a prominent private carrier in Pakistan, celebrated a significant milestone today with the inauguration of its maiden flight to Beijing, China. The inaugural journey commenced from Karachi, with stopovers in Islamabad, culminating at Daxing Airport in Beijing. The commencement of this new route was greeted with a warm welcome ceremony at its various touchpoints.
Air Marshal (Retd) Farhat Hussain Khan HI (M), the Caretaker Adviser to the Prime Minister on Aviation, spoke at the inaugural ceremony, hailing the initiation of this flight operation as a pivotal moment in advancing the connectivity, travel, and tourism landscape between China and Pakistan. He emphasized that this new route symbolizes Pakistan’s commitment to providing seamless travel facilities, fostering robust people-to-people ties and furthering the close relationship between the two nations.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to China, Khalil Hashmi, expressed confidence that the introduction of airline services by the private sector would not only strengthen the air bridge connecting Pakistan and China but also catalyze investment, trade, travel, and tourism. Ambassador Hashmi highlighted the potential of the new route to facilitate increased business, tourism, and cultural exchange, envisioning a positive impact on economic ties between the two nations. He underscored the role of enhanced air connectivity in contributing to the growth of the tourism sector.
In conjunction with the launch, Serene Airlines hosted a ceremonial event at Beijing Daxin Airport. The event saw the presence of government officials, diplomats, and representatives from the aviation industries of both China and Pakistan, signifying the collaborative spirit and shared commitment to fostering stronger bilateral ties.
The initiation of the Beijing route by Serene Airlines reflects a strategic effort to deepen the connections between the people of Pakistan and China, contributing to the overall advancement of diplomatic, economic, and cultural relations. The airline aims to play a pivotal role in facilitating increased travel, trade, and collaboration between the two nations.