Emirates has increased its passenger service to and from Pakistan from August 10th. According to an Emirates spokesperson, the airline will increase its flights to and from Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Sialkot. Also, the airline will resume its passenger service to Peshawar.
53 weekly flight operations will be conducted by Emirates to Pakistan. These will be increased to 60 weekly flight operations starting from 16th August. All the flights will be operated with Boeing 777-300ER. The bookings for these flights can be done on either emirates.com or through travel agents.
21 weekly flights will be operated by the airline to Karachi. From August 16th, they will be increased to 28 weekly. Similarly Emirates will operate 10 weekly flights to Islamabad, 7 to Sialkot, 10 to Lahore and 5 weekly flights to Peshawar.
It was reminded by the airline, that the travel restrictions are still there amidst the global pandemic. Adding to it they said that only those passengers will be accepted on the flights that followed the eligibility and entry criteria requirements.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Emirates customers can stopover or travel to Dubai as well. The city is now open to international business activities as well as leisure travelers. However, it is mandatory to have Covid-19 PCR tests for all inbound and transit passengers arriving in Dubai. This includes the UAE citizens, residents, and tourists, regardless of the country they are arriving from.