Bhoja Air

Bhoja Air was a private Pakistani airline based in Karachi and based on the Jinnah International Airport.


On November 7, 1993 Bhoja Air started operations with a leased Boeing 737-200 with domestic flights between Karachi, Lahore and Quetta. The plane was registered in Pakistan; so that Bhoja was the first private airline of Pakistan, which operated a manufactured aircraft in the west. Because of financial difficulties put the airline in 2000 to operate a, but was revived in 2011 and led on 6 March 2012 back to their first flight through.

After the crash of flight 213 on April 20, 2012, however, the Pakistani Civil Aviation Authority of the Company withdrew until further notice for safety reasons the operating license. The air traffic has since not resume does not update the website.


Bhoja Air offered only scheduled flights within Pakistan at.


As of April 2012, the fleet of Bhoja Air consisted of four aircraft:

  • 3 Boeing 737-200
  • 1 Boeing 737-400


  • On April 20, 2012, a Boeing 737-200 crashed with the registration AP- BKC on flight 213 from Jinnah to Islamabad, all 127 people on board were killed. Bhoja Air had bought the plane from Shaheen Air and put into service in March 2012.