With the widespread pandemic causing the world to halt, now operations around the globe are resuming in an attempt to support the sinking economy and owing to this Emirates has announced it will increase its passenger services to/from Pakistan starting from Monday.
Emirates will now offer customers 53 weekly flights to Pakistan, which will increase to 60 weekly flights starting from Aug.16.
Emirates will ramp up its passenger services to 5 cities in Pakistan, offering customers 60 weekly flights and enhanced connectivity to 70 cities worldwide via @DXB. https://t.co/SoDYDKsyMd #FlyEmiratesFlyBetter #Above_The_Clouds pic.twitter.com/wWf8vugpxU
— Emirates Airline (@emirates) August 9, 2020
Emirates is set to increase its flight frequency to and from Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, and Sialkot; and resume passenger services to Peshawar – providing customers worldwide with greater access to its expanding network.
The airline will operate 21 weekly flights to Karachi (increased to 28 weekly flights starting from Aug.16); 10 weekly flights to Islamabad; 7 weekly flights to Sialkot; 10 weekly flights to Lahore; and 5 weekly flights to Peshawar.
All flights will be operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER and can be booked on emirates.com.
Strict eligibility and entry criteria requirements are to be followed by all travelers owing to the travel restrictions still in place.
Emirates said COVID-19 PCR tests are mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving in Dubai (and the UAE), including UAE citizens, residents and tourists, irrespective of the country they are coming from.
Previously the travel ban was put on travelers from Pakistan in March after the pandemic grew without any control over it.
Emirates said COVID-19 PCR tests are mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving to Dubai (and the UAE), including UAE citizens, residents and tourists, irrespective of the country they are coming from.