"We are proud to bring our flagship A380 aircraft to Islamabad, and we look forward to showcasing our innovative products on-board this iconic aircraft with the signature Emirates service". He said the Emirates landing of A-380 was the biggest passenger plane for the first time in Pakistan's aviation history.
"It's a great day today".
868 passengers can travel in an A380 aircraft and it has the capacity to carry 323,545 litres of fuel.
The UAE-based carrier announced on Tuesday that it will operate a one-off A380 flight to Islamabad from 8th July 2018.
Spirits were high on Sunday morning as Emirates' special one-off A380 flight took off for Islamabad.
After a welcoming ceremony, government officials, VIPs, media and members of the travel industry were given a guided tour of the A380 by Emirates cabin crew.
"We are very keen to now launch a scheduled A380 service to Pakistan and will continue to work with authorities to make these plans a reality".
We'll admit, we went straight to check out First Class.
Emirates and Pakistan have a long-standing relationship that spans over 30 years, when the airline's first flight flew from Dubai to Karachi on 25 October 1985.
From now on, four flight in a week will be operated between Islamabad and Dubai.
There are about 400,000 Pakistani travellers who are part of the airline's loyalty programme, the Emirates Skywards.
Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme, offers its more than 400,000 Pakistani members' exclusive privileges, including earning Skywards Miles when they fly on Emirates or partner airlines, or when they use the programme's designated hotels, vehicle rentals, financial, leisure and lifestyle partners. There, users can also get a view of the Emirates A380's Onboard Lounge and Shower Spa, whether they're considering booking or just curious what perks it offers. Passengers in all classes enjoy free Wi-Fi.
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