Emirates touches down in Multan
ATP- Arab tourism portal-DUBAI, (WAM)-Emirates has commenced a nonstop service to Multan, the airline s sixth destination in Pakistan.
Flight EK 630 from Dubai arrived at Multan International Airport on August 2nd, 2015 at 22.00 Multan time.
On board the inaugural flight was Khalid Bardan, Emirates’ Vice President Pakistan, Mian Iqbal Hassan, President of Multan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Mian Muhammad Khan, Senior Vice President, the Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Service to Multan, Pakistan’s 5th largest city by population, commenced with four weekly flights operated by a Boeing 777-300 in a two-class configuration – 54 seats in Business Class and 310 in Economy Class.
Multan is one of the world’s oldest cities with a rich history as a cultural and trade hub. Located on the banks of the Chenab River in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city is famous for agricultural products such as wheat, cotton, sugar cane, mangoes, citrus, guavas, and pomegranates. Multan is also a commercial and industrial centre, well connected with other industrial hubs such as Lahore, Karachi, Gujranwala, Quetta and Faisalabad.
Passengers from the UAE flying Emirates to Multan can travel for less with special fares starting from AED 1,345. Special fares can be booked to Multan in Economy Class until 15 August for travel until 30 September 2015. Customers can also take advantage of 15kg extra baggage on the already generous Emirates baggage allowance of 30kg in Economy Class. The extra baggage offer is applicable to Economy Class tickets booked before 31 August for travel until 30 September 2015.
In addition to Multan, Emirates will also be offering an added baggage allowance of 15kg to all of its Pakistan destinations which include Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Sialkot. The extra baggage offer applies for travel in Economy Class booked before 31 August for travel until 30 September 2015.