FCCI to cooperate for launching first national air cargo service: Atif Munir.

FAISALABAD -- Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) will cooperate for the launch of the first national air cargo service, however, more research and development is required to make this project successful and profitable.

This was said by President FCCI Atif Munir Sheikh while talking to Syed Sarfraz Hussain, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Cargo Pakistan, who visited FCCI here on Tuesday.

Atif Munir Sheikh said that Faisalabad airport was owned by the Pakistan Air Force which was being utilized for civil operation with the courtesy of the civil aviation authority.

He requested Syed Sarfarz to share the feasibility study of air cargo so that investors could critically analyse its pros and cons before opting it for investment.

The president FCCI said that he had offered PIA to start daily one flight for Karachi and the chamber will bear losses if this occurs. "We have also requested PIA to start direct Umrah flights from Faisalabad to Jeddah on the same terms and conditions", he added.

Former President, Engineer Rizwan Ashraf said the FCCI had played a key role in starting direct international flights from...

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