The National Airline of Islamic Republic of Iran, Iran Air, launches Mashhad-Lahore and Mashahd-Karachi flights from January 1 and 5 respectively.
The flights are arranged in response to the demands of the businessmen and traders, Pakistani pilgrimages, and university students.
According to the schedules, each Saturday the flights depart from Mashhad International Airport at 4:50 am with flight number of 816 and arrive at Lahore International Airport at 10. The return flights are in same day with flight number of 817 at 11 local times and arrive at Mashhad International Airport at 13:40.
Similarly, Iran Air will have flights from Mashhad International Airport to Karachi Quaid-e-Azam Jinnah International Airport each Wednesdays from January 5. Flights depart Mashhad at 9:30 with flight number of 822 and arrive in Karachi at 13:25. The return flights will be same day at 14:25 with flight number of 823 and will arrive in Mashhad at 15:40.
Previously on 6 November 2021, the advisor to the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Commerce, Industries and production and Investmnt, Abdul Razak Dawood, met with Iran Minister of Transport and Urban Development, Rostam Ghasemi, in which the two sides discussed facilitation of mutual economic transactions.
Currently, Iran Air has flights from Mashhad International Airport to Kuwait Airport on Saturdays and Wednesdays and there are already flights from Tehran to Karachi.