Occasion, Skardu Airport achieved a significant milestone as it witnessed its inaugural international flight departing for Dubai. With 160 passengers on board, this event marks Skardu Airport’s transition to an international airport, representing a remarkable achievement in the region’s aviation landscape.
This historic flight took to the skies on August 14, Pakistan’s Independence Day, symbolizing the airport’s newfound global connectivity. Upon its arrival at Skardu Airport, the flight received a warm and enthusiastic welcome from all present.
This achievement comes on the heels of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) launching direct flights between Karachi and Skardu in June. The introduction of such routes has expanded accessibility to Skardu, enhancing its appeal as a destination nestled amidst the breathtaking Karakoram mountains.
Skardu, with its awe-inspiring natural beauty and rich historical significance, stands as a haven for adventure seekers, nature enthusiasts, and history buffs. As international flights become a regular feature at Skardu Airport, this idyllic destination is poised to further enchant travelers from around the world.