Emirates flight EK 612 diverted to Lahore

DUBAI: The Government of Dubai Media Office has said that Emirates flight EK612 which was flying today from Dubai to Islamabad was diverted to Lahore, as directed by the Pakistan authorities.

“As of 1:45pm Dubai time, all passengers have disembarked and are safe,” an Emirates spokesman said and offered apologies for the inconvenience.

The Media Office has confirmed that the carrier has taken all necessary measures to ensure alternative arrangements for the passengers to get them to their destination. “The safety of our passengers and crew is top priority,” the airline was quoted by the media office as saying.