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Karachi / Dubai, August 18, 2015 – Emirates passengers in Pakistan looking to explore beyond the airline’s network of American destinations now have dozens of options with the Americas Pass.
With one combined ticket, Pakistani travellers flying to any of Emirates’ 10 US destinations via Dubai can connect to over 90 cities across the USA, Canada and Latin America through Emirates’ five partner airlines: Jet Blue, Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, WestJet Airlines and Porter Airlines.
The Americas Pass will allow customers in Pakistan to enjoy competitive fares starting from 99 USD per flight sector within America. The pass will also come with a generous baggage allowance on all internal flights, adopting Emirates’ two-piece policy for flights in Canada, North or South America as well as no minimum stay requirement.
Thierry Antinori, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates explains: “Emirates’ Americas Pass gives our Pakistani passengers something we’ve never offered before: freedom to explore two continents with a single ticket in conjunction with a longhaul Emirates trip. From Vancouver, Canada to San Juan, Puerto Rico to San Diego, USA and hundreds of destinations in between, Emirates passengers can experience a range of cities, sights and events with ease and flexibility, as well as visiting friends and relatives. ”
Through Emirates local office or with the help of a travel agent, Emirates customers in Pakistan can now simply look at the destination list, browse a variety of options and select the best route to match their itineraries.
Emirates has been serving the US since launching services to New York in 2004 and has carried over nine million passenger in the past decade. The airline currently flies to nine U.S. gateways – Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Washington and New York, and operates a trans-Atlantic route between JFK and Milan. Emirates runs a freighter service to Atlanta and will launch services to Orlando (MCO) beginning September 1, 2015. Pakistani travellers can avail Emirates’ world class services to the US via the airline’s hub, Dubai.