Emirates airline has temporarily suspended outbound passenger flights from Pakistan, Khaleej Times published news. According to the details, many passengers traveling with emirates airline have been tested positive covid-19 patients. Due to stop further spread of covid-19, emirates airlines has decided to suspend outbound flights from Pakistan.
Many Pakistanis were preparing to travel abroad through emirates airlines to UAE and many other countries. However, the representative of emirates airline told khaleej Times that the covid 19 test reports of 26 passengers were positive on 20 June; these passengers traveled to Hong Kong from Pakistan with emirates airline . The Increasing number of covid-19 cases in Pakistani passengers forced emirates airline to stop passenger flight service from Pakistan.
As per statement given by the representative of Emirates airline, only outbound flights from Pakistan are suspended. Cargo flights and repatriation flights for Pakistanis stranded abroad will be running as usual. It means inbound or incoming flights for Pakistan are not suspended. Furthermore, only emirates airline has suspended outbound flights, other airlines like Fly Dubai has not yet made any announcement of flight suspension.