Malaysian based low-cost airline Malindo Air is all set to start its flight operations in Pakistan. According to the reports of one of the leading English-language newspapers of Pakistan, Malindo has taken landing rights in Pakistan and ready to start its operation next month, in March 2016. The reports said that Malindo Air will start new service from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. This operation will be started possibly from 3rd March 2016 and the route is proclaimed to be the longest route of this airline. 737-900ERs plane will be used for this service by the airline.
This initiative has been taken by the airline to facilitate all those businessman who travel from Pakistan to China, for business purpose. With this new operation, Malindo Air has also started new route from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Hong Kong International Airport. The sources have said that the airline will offer low cost fares and ticket price will be much lower than other airlines. If this operation gets successful, Malindo Air may possibly start its flights from Karachi, Islamabad and Peshawar also.
— Malindo Air (@malindoair) February 3, 2016
It is to be noted that Malindo Air was formed in 2012, as a joint venture between Malaysian and Indonesian companies with 51% and 49% shares respectively.