British Airways and IAG Cargo are proud to be flying 34 tonnes of emergency aid to Islamabad, Pakistan, following the devastating humanitarian crisis caused by floods across the country. More than 33 million people (around 15% of Pakistan’s population), have been affected by the floods and nearly half a million people have been displaced.
Emirates SkyCargo sets up an airbridge between Dubai and Pakistan to offer cargo capacity free of charge on flights to transport relief aid to people grappling with the damage caused by the devastating floods.
Qatar Airways scheduled flights to Multan International Airport, Pakistan, will resume on February 22nd. The carrier will offer three weekly services initially, increasing to four from March 27th.
The pavilion is themed around ‘Pakistan: The Hidden Treasure’ and illuminates the unique jewels of the county that may be unknown to many, both within and outside the country.
The Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya and Bangladesh have been added to England’s ‘red list’ in a move the government argues will protect the country against new variants of Covid-19.
With a significant proportion of Pakistani diaspora living in the region, the new services will provide vital connectivity for friends and relatives visiting family and loved ones.
Flights to and from Islamabad depart and arrive on Sundays and Thursdays, while flights to and from Lahore depart and arrive on Sundays and Fridays.
Pegasus has continued to expand its international network with the launch of a new Karachi route. Flights to the capital city of the Sindh province in Pakistan will commence on September 25th.
At least 73 people are now believed to have died after a train caught fire in Pakistan. The train was travelling from the city of Karachi to Rawalpindi when at least three of the carriages burst into flames.