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  • ‘Overlooking passport’: 5,000 dirham fine to PIA

    LAHORE: The Dubai immigration authorities have imposed a fine of 5,000 dirham on PIA for allowing a woman passenger to reach there on her son’s passport...

    The Dubai immigration deported her on a flight the following day and imposed a fine of 5,000 Dirham on Pakistan’s flag carrier...

  • United Arab Emirates set to launch mission to Mars

    The United Arab Emirates launches its first mission to Mars early on Monday as it strives to develop its scientific and technology capabilities and move away from its reliance on oil...

    The first Arab mission to Mars was initially due to launch on July 14, but has been delayed twice due to bad weather...

  • Angered by Arab-Israel ties, Palestine quits chairing Arab League sessions

    Palestine has quit its current chairmanship of Arab League meetings, the Palestinian foreign minister said on Tuesday, condemning as dishonourable any Arab agreement to establish formal ties with Israel...

    Palestinians see the accords which the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed with Israel in Washington a week ago as betrayal of their cause and a blow to their quest for an independent state in Israeli-occupied territory...

  • Emirates to launch Airbus A380 flights in Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: Emirates will be launching scheduled flights of its super jet Airbus A380 in Pakistan with its first landing expected to take place at the new Islamabad International Airport on July 7 this year...

    According to official sources, the Emirates airline management had sought permission from the Civil Aviation authority (CAA) for launching scheduled flights of its passenger jet A380 to the new Islamabad airport...

  • A380 aircraft makes inaugural visit to Pakistan, courtesy of Emirates

    The Dubai-based Emirates Airlines on Sunday operated the world's largest passenger airplane — the double-decker A380 — to the new Islamabad International Airport (IIA)...

    The special flight was welcomed with a customary water cannon salute at the airport, as its two captains — UAE national Capt Abbas Shaban and Pakistan-origin First Officer Qadir Moin — waved the flags of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates upon landing...

  • Emirates refuses to use air bridges in Pakistan, Senate committee told

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee was told that Emirates airline has refused to use passenger boarding bridges at airports in Pakistan after an air bridge collapsed at the new Islamabad International airport last month...

    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Air Marshal Arshad Malik, told the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation that Emirates had announced its decision, citing safety...

  • Emirates resumes flights from Pakistan after two months

    RAWALPINDI: After a gap of over two months, Emirates has resumed scheduled services from Pakistan while ensuring implementation of measures for the health and safety of its customers and employees at all contact points...

    As the airline will operate seven flights from Karachi, five from Lahore and two from Islamabad to Dubai every week, the first scheduled flight of Emirates will take off from the federal capital on Thursday...

  • Emirates suspends passenger services from Pakistan for a few days

    RAWALPINDI: Emirates, which has been operating flights from Pakistan to Dubai, has announced that it has temporarily suspended passenger services from the country...

    A spokesperson for the airline said in a press release on Tuesday night: “We regret to temporarily suspend passenger services from Pakistan, from 24 June 04:00 Pakistan LT, until early next week...

  • Emirates to expand its service in Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: The Emirates is inc­r­­­­­easing its passenger service to and from Pakistan on Aug 10, offering enh­anced connectivity to over 70 destinations within the current network via Dubai...

    An Emirates spokesman said on Monday that the airline was set to ramp up its flight frequency to and from Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Sialkot and resume passenger service to Peshawar, providing its customers worldwide with greater access to...

  • Emirates extends suspension of flights from Pakistan to UAE till July 28

    Emirates on Friday extended its suspension of flights from four countries — Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — to Dubai till July 28 in line with directives from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government...

    Passengers whose flights had been cancelled or affected by the suspension of certain routes due to pandemic-related restrictions could "hold on to [their] Emirates ticket and when flights resume, get in touch with us or...

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