Emirates airline has said that passenger flights from Pakistan to Dubai may start from July 7, but clarified that the schedule could change due to dynamic situation.
The national carrier urged the passengers to check its website for latest travel updates.
The inbound UAE flights have been suspended for travellers from Pakistan as part of the COVID-19 precautionary measures.
While responding to query of a passenger Shams Abbas, the Emirates said on Twitter: “Hi Shams, there are flights operating starting the 7th of July from Pakistan to Dubai. Changes may happen as the situation remains dynamic. We suggest to keep an eye on our travel updates.”
Replying to another query of Binte Syed Alam, who wished to travel from Karachi to Dubai, the airline said: “Hi Binte, our flights from Pakistan are scheduled to operate from 7th July. However, we don’t have any updates if the suspension is extended. You can always check our website at for the latest operational updates.”
Emirates also confirmed that it has not received any official update about the suspension being extended. It said, “For now, our flights are scheduled to operate from 07th July. Thanks.”
Hundreds of Pakistanis are stuck in their native country due to suspension of flights.
However, the UAE nationals, UAE Golden Visa holders and diplomatic missions’ officials who comply with updated COVID-19 protocols are permitted to enter the country.
The UAE has taken strict measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, which has claimed nearly four million lives across the world