From the world’s highest observation deck to the world’s largest mall, the largest picture frame and much more, Dubai has no shortage of Guinness World Records. And the glittering city has bagged yet another, with the iconic Hatta sign winning the title of ‘The Tallest Landmark Sign’ in September 2023.… Continue
Dubai, known for its towering skyscrapers, opulent lifestyle, and desert charm, might be the first and most accessible destination for Pakistanis that comes to mind when you think of a romantic getaway. However, this vibrant city in the heart of the United Arab Emirates offers a myriad of enchanting experiences for couples seeking a romantic escape.… Continue
Dubai has become the epitome of a travel hub for lifestyle trendsetters, providing a unique blend of extravagance, luxury, and diverse experiences. From its iconic landmarks to its opulent accommodations and vibrant lifestyle scene, Dubai promises a journey. As the city continues to innovate and evolve, it stands ready to captivate and inspire lifestyle enthusiasts and celebrities from all corners of the globe, solidifying its position as the destination of choice for those seeking a truly extraordinary travel experience.… Continue
Fly Jinnah, Pakistan’s new low-cost carrier (LCC), announces the launch of its brand-new mobile application, designed to provide passengers with unparalleled convenience and a seamless travel experience.
With the new Fly Jinnah mobile app, passengers can now easily book and manage their flights, making travel arrangements more convenient.… Continue
They say the journey is just as important as the destination and Emirates couldn’t agree more. At the heart of its customer journey are exceptional cabin crew who deliver the airline’s signature inflight experience at 38,000 feet. Emirates’ cabin crew team recently crossed a milestone and is now 20,000-strong, as the airline continues to recruit cabin crew globally to meet its planned growth trajectory.… Continue
Pioneering the way forward in Pakistan’s energy sector, Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has yet again made its mark with a significant achievement. The national flag bearer energy company opened the doors of its brand-new aircraft refueling installation at the Skardu International Airport in the magnificent region of Gilgit-Baltistan.… Continue
Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has launched the First Ever National Brand of Pakistan at PM House Islamabad. Prime Minister of Pakistan – Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, was the chief guest of the ceremony. An impressive national tourism brand is an important tool to provide a crucial competitive advantage in the global tourism market.… Continue
Air Canada and Emirates today announced a customer service milestone in the two airlines’ strategic partnership with the move of Air Canada’s operations to Dubai International’s (DXB) flagship Terminal 3 as of July 26th. The co-location of operations in one of the world’s premier terminals will significantly improve the connecting experience for customers and underscores the benefits of the partnership between the two airlines launched in November 2022.… Continue
Fly Jinnah, Pakistan’s leading low-cost airline, announced the launch of a new route between Quetta and Islamabad starting July 23, 2023, connecting both cities with five weekly flights.
The new route will offer Fly Jinnah’s customers a new option to travel between cities while benefiting from the carrier’s affordable and value-driven travel deals allowing more passengers to travel more conveniently.… Continue
With the commencement of the Hajj season and upcoming Eid Al Adha celebrations, Emirates is layering additional flights to key regional destinations to meet significant travel demand during this special period.
Additional Flights for Hajj
As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia lifts all Hajj travel restrictions for the first time in three years, Emirates has deployed additional flights for pilgrims to embark on their journey to and from the Holy City of Makkah.… Continue
Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism welcomed to the city one of Turkiye’s most beloved stars, Engin Altan Duzyatan, as part of the ongoing campaign ‘Dubai Presents’, which aims to increase visits by travellers from Dubai’s international source markets, including Turkiye.… Continue
SAUDIA, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, offers its guests a rewarding frequent flyer program through ALFURSAN. Guests benefit from numerous exclusive travel benefits and rewards that make every journey more enjoyable. Members can redeem Reward Tickets and flight upgrades to make their travels more enjoyable, while Silver and Gold Tier members gain exclusive worldwide lounge access along with a range of other Tier status benefits.… Continue
Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) is thrilled to unveil its latest campaign, Chalo Dubai, aimed at Pakistani travelers. For the first time, the campaign video exclusively targets this market by featuring actors speaking in Urdu. Dubai is the ultimate family vacation destination, offering world-class attractions and various indoor and outdoor family activities.… Continue
Fly Jinnah, Pakistan’s new low-cost carrier (LCC), announced an increase in flight frequency between Karachi & Islamabad effective June 1, 2023. The airline will now operate three daily weekly flights, providing travelers with greater convenience and flexibility.
Now the schedule of the 3rd flight to Islamabad, effective June 1, 2023 (all times local):
As the summer season approaches, the demand for affordable and reliable air travel options between the two major cities continues to grow.… Continue
BY: Syed Ihtisham Bukhari
In an increasingly interconnected world, fostering strong relationships with neighbouring and friendly countries is paramount for promoting economic growth, cultural exchange, and people-to-people connectivity. With its rich history, diverse culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Pakistan stands to gain immensely from enhancing regional integration through visa-free and visa-on-arrival entries.… Continue
Emirates has today announced an exciting new offer for travellers planning to visit Dubai this summer. Starting from 22nd May 2023 to 11th June 2023, people who purchase an Emirates return ticket in First Class or Business Class to or stopping over in Dubai, will be able to enjoy a complimentary two night stay at 25hours Hotel Dubai One Central.… Continue
SalamAir, Sultanate’s fastest-growing value-for-money airline, is delighted to announce the launch of three new destinations in June and July. These new destinations include Almaty, Kazakhstan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and the Turkish city of Rize. Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir, expressed his excitement about the expansion plans, stating, “We are thrilled to introduce these new destinations to our growing network.… Continue
With travel restrictions still in place due to the pandemic, many people are looking for alternative ways to escape the monotony of daily life. One such option is a staycation, where you can enjoy a relaxing getaway without having to travel far from home.… Continue
The Emirates Group released its 2022-23 Annual Report today, reporting its most profitable year ever due to strong demand across its businesses. Emirates achieved new record profits, a complete turnaround from its loss position last year.
Both Emirates and dnata saw significant revenue increases in 2022-23 as the Group expanded its air transport and travel-related operations following the removal of nearly all pandemic-related restrictions around the world.… Continue
Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) made an impressive showing at the 30th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), held from 1-4 May at the Dubai World Trade Centre, further reinforcing Dubai’s position at the forefront of the world’s leading travel destinations.… Continue
Emirates has today announced the return of its popular My Emirates Pass. Starting from 1st May 2023 to 30th September 2023, My Emirates Summer Pass enables customers to get even more from their trip with five months of exclusive offers at hundreds of locations in Dubai and the UAE.… Continue
Government of Dubai Media Office – 02 May 2023: Dubai welcomed 4.67 million international overnight visitors in the first quarter of 2023, compared to 3.97 million tourists during the same period in 2022. This marks a 17 % YoY growth and the city’s best Q1 performance since the pandemic, placing it firmly on track to becoming the most visited international destination, according to the latest data published by Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET).… Continue
Dubai Economy & Tourism (DET) have launched a new campaign that targets Pakistani travelers with a YouTube series. The episodes, featuring Faisal Kapadia and Bilal Maqsood, former members of the popular band Strings, take viewers on a thrilling journey through the vibrant city of Dubai, showcasing its unique experiences and attractions suitable for visitors of all ages.… Continue
Mr. Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, President FPCCI, has apprised the federal government, State Bank, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the aviation minister that the massive mismanagement in foreign exchange has blocked the remittance of proceeds of the airlines operating in Pakistan for the past 10 months; and, as a result, some of which have shut down their operations in Pakistan; others are in the process of limiting their operations and the rest are shifting their payment & transaction processing operations to their overseas offices.… Continue
Following the breakthrough expanded air transport agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Canada, Emirates is increasing its frequency with two additional weekly flights between Dubai and Toronto. From 20 April, daily flights will operate on the busy route to serve the huge demand for passenger services.… Continue