SIALKOT - The Federal government has granted permission to six foreign airlines to operate from Sialkot International Airport, disclosed Sialkot International Airport (SIAL) Chairman Muhammad Hanif Khan.Talking to journalists here on Friday, the SIAL chairman said that the foreign airlines including Oman, Etihad, Air Arabia, Qatar, fly Dubai and Emirates would soon started foreign flights from Sialkot Airport and these airlines would operate 27 flights weekly from Sialkot to various destinations as a result of which Sialkot International Airport would become the busiest airport of the country.Hanif Khan said the business community of Sialkot visualized the importance of international airport at Sialkot to cater the need of handling of export and import cargo without wasting much time besides ensuring travelling facility to the business community of Sialkot, Gujranwala and Gujrat and overseas Pakistani. Currently, Pakistan International Airline and Shaheen Air are operating 27 flights weekly from Sialkot International Airport and catering to the need of passengers successfully he disclosed.He pointed out that currently Qatar Airways operating two cargo flights weekly from Sialkot. He said that the airways had handled over 6,866 tonnes of cargo during 2010-11 and 6,000 tonnes cargo in the current year so far from the airport.The SIAL chief claimed that the operation of Sialkot airport had lessened travelling difficulties not only of the business community but also overseas Pakistani of Sialkot, Gujranwala and Gujrat (golden triangle). It is to be noted that a large number of overseas Pakistani belonging to Daska, Pasrur, Sambrial, Narowal, Wazirabad and many other adjoining areas are travelling from Sialkot International Airport.