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UAE To Block Flights from Pakistan

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Yesterday, the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority announced it will temporarily stop receiving passengers on flights coming from Pakistan. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Fuhndhu
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They are using COVID as an excuse. They're worried about an unqualified PIA pilot crashing on them.
No-one with any sense uses absolute figures for COVID. It is cases and deaths per million that tell you the chance of : being infected, or dieing (if you are to be treated in the country).
In the case of Pakistan these figures are, respectively 1005 and 21. Figures in the UAE are much higher, respectively 5002 and 32. And, just for the sake of interest, in the USA the figures are 8571 and 397.

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