Pakistani travelers take 26 virus cases to Hong Kong, Emirates suspends flights

After 26 Pakistani passengers in an Emirates flight were found Coronavirus positive in Hong Kong, the UAE-based airline announced in a statement  that it has suspended passenger services from Pakistan. The flight will be temporarily suspended from June 24. Emirates will keep on continuing its cargo and repatriation flights to Pakistan as per the announced schedule.

According to reports, 26 passengers had tested positive for coronavirus on an Emirates flight to Hong Kong on June 20. The publication stated that all of the 26 came from Pakistan and were in transit in the Dubai airport. Later, the passengers took another Emirates flight to Hong Kong.

According to Khaleej Times, the Emirates also said that it was coordinating with the various authorities in Pakistan and will resume the service after reviewing the flight suspension.

Source: The News