With lockdown ending, Emirates announces to increase the number of weekly flights to Pakistan

Customers worldwide will now be provided greater access to the Emirates' expanding network.

Emirates has recently announced that it is to increase its passenger services to and from Pakistan from the 10th of August onwards. The new passenger services add-ons will offer the airline\\’s customers enhanced connectivity with over 70 destinations within its current network, via Dubai.

Customers worldwide will now be provided greater access to the Emirates\\’ expanding network.

The Emirates statement in this matter indicates that the airline will now offer customers 53 weekly flights to Pakistan. Starting from the 16th of August, the number of weekly flights would further increase to 60. The airline is set to ramp up its flight frequency to and from Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, and Sialkot while resuming its passenger services to Peshawar.

The airline shared details of the initiative and stated:

Emirates will now operate 21 weekly flights to Karachi (increasing to 28 weekly flights 16th of August onwards), 10 weekly flights to Islamabad, 7 weekly flights to Sialkot, 10 weekly flights to Lahore, and 5 weekly flights to Peshawar.

The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER will operate all the additional flights.

Alongside announcing the good news, Emirates reminded customers that the travel restrictions remain in place. Travelers will only be accepted on the flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements. Covid-19 PCR tests will be mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers, residents, and tourists (irrespective of the country they are coming from). Customers can stopover or travel to Dubai, as the city has re-opened for international business and leisure visitors.

Emirates concluded by stating:

After the travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, customers can now travel with confidence!

Now that the lockdown is ending and things are getting better, Emirate’s declaration seems quite real and welcome news.

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