Emirates adds new route to Pakistan

13 / 11 / 2013

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    Emirates' Dubai-Sialkot service operates four times a week using an A330-200

EMIRATES SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is expanding its operations in the Indian subcontinent following the launch of Emirates services to Sialkot, the airline’s fifth route in Pakistan.

Supporting the thriving trade between the Indian subcontinent and the rest of the world, Emirates SkyCargo now offers 10,900 tonnes of weekly capacity into and out of the region.

“With the new service to Sialkot, which is a major manufacturing hub in Pakistan, we are creating a new lane that will give local businesses access to trade opportunities across Emirates SkyCargo global network of more than 130 destinations, particularly in Europe, United States, Australia and the Middle East,” says Nabil Sultan, Emirates divisional senior-vice president,cargo.

With the addition of Sialkot, Emirates now operates 63 flights a week between Dubai and Pakistan, offering 1,400 tonnes of cargo to Pakistan.

“When combined with the efficiency of one of the youngest fleets in the skies, unrivalled ground-handling facilities, and the very latest information technology, Emirates SkyCargo is the ideal partner for Sialkot based businesses as they look to boost trade,” adds Sultan.