Shaheen Air (Urdu: شاہین ایئر) is a private Pakistani airline with its head office in Jinnah International Airport in Karachi and is owned by Shaheen Foundation. Shaheen Air provides passenger, cargo and charter services, to major cities in Pakistan and the Middle East. Shaheen Air was suspended due to issues of payments with Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on 02 August 2018 []
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Shaheen Air Cargo is a division of Shaheen Air International that was established in 1993, soon after the inception of the airline. Shaheen Air provides special services for sending small consignments that are time-sensitive in nature.
On 22 May 2004, the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan (CAA) grounded Shaheen Air as the airline owed it millions of rupees. Three days later the airline was cleared by the CAA to resume its domestic and international operations. The clearance letter was issued by CAA following receipt of a payment from Shaheen Air International towards the outstanding dues and funds. The same year, Shaheen Air International (SAI) became Shaheen Air and the airline introduced a new livery and corporate website.
Today, Shaheen Air is Pakistan's second largest airline next to the flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines. In its international operations, Shaheen Air also operates between Pakistan and numerous destinations in the Middle East. Shaheen Air has started flight operations to Riyadh with three different routes from Pakistan.
Shaheen Air started its own maintenance repair organization (MRO) by the name of Shaheen Engineering and Aircraft Maintenance Services (SEAMS) which aims to provide maintenance services to Shaheen Air as well as other regional and international airlines.
As of July 2018, Shaheen Air only operates international routes to cities in Saudi Arabia and domestic routes within Pakistan. All of its previous routes have been suspended by the CAA.
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