Eritrean Airlines is now flying 8 times a week to Pakistan. Four weekly flights to Karachi and four to Lahore. The flights originate from the Eritrean capital Asmara and after a stopover in Dubai then proceed to Karachi or Lahore. The return flights from Pakistan also stop in Dubai.
The very competitive fares offered by Eritrean Airlines is likely to give low cost airlines like AirBlue, Air Arabia and Flydubai a run for their money. Eritrean Airlines, unlike the low cost airlines, is a full service airline offering free meals to its passengers. It also has a generous baggage allowance - 40 kilos of luggage in Economy and 50kg in Business Class.
Karachi-Dubai return fares inclusive of all taxes are only Rs.14,631 while Lahore-Dubai roundtrip fares are only Rs.18,161. If you wish to fly Business Class, they have a special offer of buy one Business Class ticket and get one free.
Eritrean Airlines can be contacted on the following numbers: Karachi: 021-111-111-420; Lahore 042-111-111-420 and Islamabad 051-111-111-420