International Airlines coming to Karachi (1947-1961)

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International Airlines coming to Karachi (1947-1961)

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Asalamulakum,
I am currently researching international airlines which came to Karachi whilst it was the capital of Pakistan (1947 - 1961).
I have compiled a list of such airlines and am looking for input regarding the accuracy of this list - omissions, corrections and suggestions are much appreciate. Thank you Rabia

No Airline Country Hub First Flight coming in 1961
1. Aigle Azur France Paris No
2. Air Ceylon Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Colombo 1949/50?
3. Air France France Paris 1930s Yes
4. Air India British India/India Bf 15.08.47 --
5. Air India International India Bombay (Mumbai) 1953? Yes
6. Air Vietnam South Vietnam Saigon Code sharing
7. Alitalia Italy Rome 05.03.59 Yes
8. Ariana Afghan Airlines Afghanistan Kabul 1957?
9. B.O.A.C. UK London Bf 15.08.47 Yes
10. East African Airways East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) Nairobi 1950s
11. Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopia Addis Ababa 1949?
12. Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) India 1953
13. Indian National Airways British India/India Bf 15.08.47
14. Iran Air Iran Tehran 1950s
15. Iraqi Air Iraq Baghdad 1957/58
16. Japan Airlines Japan Tokyo 1961?
17. KLM Netherlands Amsterdam 1920s
18. Kuwait Airways Kuwait Kuwait City Late 1950s
19. Lufthansa Germany, West Frankfurt Late 1950s
20. Malev Hungary Budapest Late 1950s (Technical stop) No
21. Middle East Airlines (MEA) Lebanon Beirut 1957/58
22. Pan American USA New York 1947 Yes
23. Philippine Airlines Philippines Manila 1940s
24. Qantas Empire Airways (QEA) Australia Sydney 1940s Yes
25. SAS Denmark, Norway, Sweden Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm 1949
26. Swiss Air Switzerland Late 1950s? Yes
27. Compagnie de Transports Aeriens Intercontinentaux (TAI) France Paris Early 1950s?
28. Transportes Aereos da India Portuguesa (TAIP) Portuguese Goa Goa 12.08.1955 Y
29. Transportes Aereos Portugueses (TAP) Portugal Lisbon 1961? Y
30. Trans World Airline USA Offline?
31. Union Aéromaritime de Transport (UAT) France Paris 1950s


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Re: International Airlines coming to Karachi (1947-1961)

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Aeroflot

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Re: International Airlines coming to Karachi (1947-1961)

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United Arab Airlines-->CAIRO-1961
Saudia-->Jeddah--1952
Gulfair-->Bahrain 1960
Salam to All .....Raza

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Re: International Airlines coming to Karachi (1947-1961)

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inducedrag wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:51 pm
Aeroflot
thanks for the info - I can't find a schedule for it - the only mention of the city is on a highlighted route but the accompanying schedule mentions flights till Kabul only (winter 1957/1958)- do you have a schedule which shows which flights came to the city?
thanks,Rabia