Emirates rebuilds connections to Pakistan | News

Emirates has announced it will increase its passenger services to Pakistan, offering customers enhanced connectivity to over 70 destinations within its current network, via Dubai. The airline is set to ramp up its flight frequency to/from Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Sialkot, as well as resume passenger services to Peshawar. Emirates will now offer customers 53 weekly flights to Pakistan, which will increase to 60 weekly flights starting August 16th. All flights will be operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER. The airline will operate 21 weekly flights to Karachi (increased to 28 weekly flights starting August 16th); ten weekly flights to Read More …

Emirates rebuilds connections to Pakistan | News

Emirates has announced it will increase its passenger services to Pakistan, offering customers enhanced connectivity to over 70 destinations within its current network, via Dubai. The airline is set to ramp up its flight frequency to/from Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, and Sialkot, and resume passenger services to Peshawar. Emirates will now offer customers 53 weekly flights to Pakistan, which will increase to 60 weekly flights starting August 16th. All flights will be operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER. The airline will operate 21 weekly flights to Karachi (increased to 28 weekly flights starting August 16th); ten weekly flights to Islamabad; seven Read More …

Fears grow Mauritius oil spill could permanently damage environment | News

Large cracks have appeared in the hull of the MV Wakashio, a cargo ship which ran aground off of Mauritius last month. Prime minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has warned the vessel, which is carrying around 4,000 tonnes of fuel oil, could break in two and cause untold ecological damage. The ship ran aground at Pointe d’Esny, a known sanctuary for rare wildlife in the Indian Ocean, on July 25th. The area also contains wetlands designated as a site of international importance by the Ramsar convention. Around 500 litres of oil have been safely pumped from the ship, Jugnauth said, but the Read More …

Fears grow Mauritius oil spill could permanently damage environment | News

Large cracks have appeared in the hull of the MV Wakashio, a cargo ship which ran aground off of Mauritius last month. Prime minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has warned the vessel, which is carrying around 4,000 tonnes of fuel oil, could break in two and cause untold ecological damage. The ship ran aground at Pointe d’Esny, a known sanctuary for rare wildlife in the Indian Ocean, on July 25th. The area also contains wetlands designated as a site of international importance by the Ramsar convention. Around 500 litres of oil have been safely pumped from the ship, Jugnauth said, but the Read More …