Emirates has announced its sixth daily service to Karachi from 1st August.
The capital of Sindh province, Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan and Emirates has served the city since it was founded in 1985, and in the past decade alone has transported over six million passengers on the route.
The additional service will be operated by an Emirates Airbus A330-200 in a two class configuration, offering passengers a choice of its renowned Business Class and Economy Class product, as well as the being able to transport an additional 17 tonnes of cargo.
Emirates flight EK610 will depart Dubai International at 22:35 hours and arrive in Karachi at 01:40 the next morning. The return flight, EK611 will depart Karachi s Quaid-e-Azam International Airport (also known as Jinnah International Airport) at 03:10, landing in Dubai at 04:30 each day.
“Emirates has had a long standing relationship with the city of Karachi, being the first destination we flew to on our launch day, 25th October 1985. Over the years we have steadily increased the frequency we have served the city, leading to today s announcement that we are adding a sixth daily service”, said Ahmed Khoory, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, West Asia and Indian Ocean, Emirates. “This increase is in response to the demand from passengers and our cargo customers we have seen on the route and Emirates is pleased to be able to meet this need.” Tickets for the new service are on sale though customers preferred travel agency, Emirates ticket offices or online.
Source : WAM News Agency for United Arab Emirates