Lufthansa resumes service for Pakistan after nine years

KARACHI — German national flag carrier, Lufthansa, is back in Pakistan after a lapse of nine years with direct links to Lahore and Karachi from Frankfurt with first flight on October 28.

By A Correspondent

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Published: Thu 1 Nov 2007, 8:52 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 11:09 PM

Lufthansa rolled back its operations from Pakistan in 1998 will now operate three flights a week on Frankfurt-Karachi-Lahore-Frankfurt route following rapid increase in air traffic in recent months.

Another reason that swayed German carrier to resume flights to Pakistan was PIA's decision to reduce its operations to European destinations due to financial problems and EU restrictions on its ageing Boeing 747s and Airbus A310s.

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