Emirates is ramping up its operations and expanding services across its network to meet strong leisure travel demand over the summer, as entry restrictions ease for travelers. The airline has been gradually and safely rebuilding its route network and advancing its strategy to optimize its presence in key markets to serve leisure and growing business travel demand, as well as segments of travelers visiting friends and relatives. Today, Emirates serves 115 global passenger destinations, and by the end of July, it will have recovered close to 90% of its pre-pandemic network,... Read More.
Emirates’ Economy Class customers can now enjoy even more personal space and privacy onboard with the ability to purchase up to three empty adjoining seats on their flight. These seats will be offered to all Economy Class customers holding a confirmed booking. Customers will not be able to pre-book empty seats, as these are subject to availability. Empty seats will only be offered for purchase at the airport check-in counter prior to flight departure, and costs range from AED 200 to AED 600 (US$ 55 to US$ 165) per empty... Read More.
Jazz and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have signed a MoU to facilitate the employees and passengers of Pakistan’s national carrier. The partnership is another stepping stone towards the extension of Jazz’s digital services to an important segment of the economy. Under this partnership, Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company,is seeking to provide the services of an e-ticketing solution for seamless travel, a salary disbursement solution for contractual/daily wage employees,a pension disbursement solution for pensioners and Jazz Cash Wallets for employees and pensioners. The purpose is to provide ease... Read More.
The Cabinet Committee on Privatisation meeting chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar on Wednesday.The committee, which heard the current status and future prospects of Roosevelt Hotel in New York from senior officials of PIA. Committee was informed that in pursuance of the decision, 15 public sector enterprises (PSEs) including PIA have already been delisted from the privatisation programme. The Committee directed that formal proposal in this regard may be finalized by June 2019.The Petroleum Division was directed to expedite the work on regulatory framework for creation of competitive market place... Read More.