SIALKOT: Emirates, a global connector of people and places today launched services to Sialkot, its fifth destination in Pakistan. Emirates will operate four weekly flights with an Airbus A330-200 aircraft in a two-class configuration, offering 54 seats in Business Class and 183 in Economy Class.
The inaugural flight EK620 departed from Terminal 3, Dubai International at 04.15 hours and touched down at 08.20hours local time. Onboard was a delegation including His Excellency Essa El Basha Al Nuaimi, UAE Ambassador for Pakistan; Ashfaq Ahmed Chaudhry, Chairman Sialkot International Airport; Khawar Anwar Khawaja, Chief Executive Grays of Cambridge (Pakistan) & member for both Sialkot International Airport Limited and Chamber of Commerce; Salah Al Ansari, Director, Visitor Information Bureaus – Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing; Ahmed Khoory, Emirates’ Senior Vice President Commercial Operations – West Asia & Indian Ocean and Khalid Bardan, Vice President Pakistan and Afghanistan.**
Source: The NEWS