UAE carriers dominate capacity between Pakistan and the UAE

17 July, 2019

Pakistan's Ministry for Aviation reported (15-Jul-2019) the following details of the bilateral air services agreement between Pakistan and the UAE:

  • Designated airlines:
    • Pakistan: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Air Blue and Shaheen Air;
    • UAE: Emirates, flydubai, Etihad Airways, Air Arabia and RAK Airways;
  • Operations:
    • PIA operates 32 flights per week from Pakistan to Dubai, 15 per week to Abu Dhabi and nine per week to Sharjah;
    • Air Blue operates 20 flights per week to Dubai, 11 to Abu Dhabi and 18 to Sharjah;
    • Emirates and flydubai have 134 flights per week between Dubai and Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Multan, Sialkot, Faisalabad and Quetta;
    • Etihad Airways has 39 flights per week between Abu Dhabi and Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Sialkot and Multan;
    • Air Arabia has 52 flights per week from Sharjah to seven destinations in Pakistan, as well as eight flights from Ras al Khaimah. [more - original PR]