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AirBlue launches Flights between Lahore and Abu Dhabi

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AirBlue, one of Pakistans largest privately-operated airlines, has launched flights between Lahore and Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE. Abu Dhabi is the airlines third international destination and second into the UAE.

AirBlue is initially operating four flights per week from Lahore to Abu Dhabi, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. In-bound flights arrive in Abu Dhabi at 12:00hrs (13:00hrs after 1 September) and out-bound flights depart at 13:00hrs (14:00hrs after 1 September). The airline has confirmed that it is hoping to increase these frequencies, in line with demand, to a twice daily service in the near future. The average flight time is three hours.

With an estimated 300,000 Pakistani expatriates living in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi around 50% of the UAEs total Pakistani community AirBlues new routes will immediately benefit a significant population of workers and families in the country by offering greater options and benefits for travel between the two countries.

Sarosh Bhatti, General Manager - Marketing of Airblue said, We are extremely pleased to be opening up a route into Abu Dhabi as the city and Emirate represents a key market as we move to extend our international network.

We are certain that the Abu Dhabi Pakistan route will serve a growing number of passengers between our two countries and we are hopeful that demand will see us able to increase our frequencies to and from the UAE capital in a short period of time.

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