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Business & Finance

Emirates resumes operations in Pakistan

  • "Following the receipt of relevant government approvals, Emirates has resumed passenger services to Pakistan," said Emirates.
03 Jul 2020

The UAE based airline Emirates has announced to resume its flight operations in Pakistan. The air carrier will provide service in three cities of Pakistan namely Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.

"Following the receipt of relevant government approvals, Emirates has resumed passenger services to Pakistan. Customers can travel to and from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad if they meet the requirements of their destination," an Emirates spokesperson said, quoted Khaleej Times.

"The health and safety of our crew, customers and communities remains our top priority. Emirates has put in place a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the customer journey on the ground and in the air to minimise the risk of infection spread," added the statement.

Just days ago, Emirates announced to suspend its services in Pakistan, amid cases of coronavirus were found among the airline’s passengers.

"Following the announcement of positive Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong relating to certain passengers who travelled on our flights, Emirates has taken the decision to temporarily suspend passenger services from Pakistan, from June 24," the Dubai-based airline's spokesperson said in a statement.

The announcement was made in light of reports that 26 passengers on the Emirates flight to Hong Kong were tested positive for Covid-19.