KARACHI: August 3rd, 2015 – Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, 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 1st, 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.
Emirates flight EK630 departs Dubai at 18:20 and arrives in Multan at 22:00 on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. The return flight EK631 leaves Multan at 23:30, arriving in Dubai at 01:20.