Emirates to increase passenger services to Pakistan from August 10

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

09th Aug, 2020. 09:43 pm

Emirates has announced that it will increase its passenger services to/from Pakistan from 10 August, providing customers with enhanced connectivity via Dubai to more than 70 destinations within its existing network.

The airline is set to increase its flight frequency to/from Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Sialkot; and resume passenger services to Peshawar-providing greater access to its expanding network for customers around the world.

Emirates will now offer customers 53 weekly flights to Pakistan, up to 60 weekly flights beginning August 16. The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER will operate all flights and can be booked on emirates.com or via travel agents.

According to the press release issued by the Emirates, the airline will operate 21 weekly flights to Karachi (increased from 16 August to 28 weekly flights), 10 weekly flights to Islamabad, 7 weekly flights to Sialkot, 10 weekly flights to Lahore, and 5 weekly flights to Peshawar.

Passengers have to follow the SOPs as the travel restrictions remain in place, and travelers will only be accepted on such flights if they meet the requirements for eligibility and entry.

It is pertinent to mention here that since the city has reopened for foreign business and leisure tourists, consumers can stopover or fly to Dubai. COVID-19 PCR testing is mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving in Dubai (and the UAE), including UAE citizens, residents, and tourists, regardless of the country from which they originate.

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