British Airways to resume Pakistan flights from August

Staff Reporter

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: British Airways plane taxies after landing at Heathrow's Terminal 5 on September 9, 2019 in London, England. British Airways pilots have begun a 48 hour 'walkout', grounding most of its flights over a dispute about the pay structure of it's pilots. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

ISLAMABAD: The British Airways has planned to restore Pakistan flights from August after suspension due to coronavirus outbreak, citing sources.

The airlines in a letter penned to the Islamabad airport manager has sought details of the arrangements before the resumption of the flight operation.

The authorities have been asked to give details about cleanness arrangements at the airport and facilities available there to ensure the safe landing of its planes.

“Ensure that fix bridges connected with the planes are safe to use”, the letter read. British Airways will operate weekly three flights for Islamabad, sources privy to the development said.

It may be mention here that after a long gap of 10 years, the first flight of British Airways, BAW-261 had landed at Islamabad International Airport from Heathrow, with 240 passengers on board on June 3, 2019.

Customers landing into London can connect on to British Airways’ network which includes over 30 destinations across North America, with over 70 flights per day to the US through the airline’s joint business with American Airlines. Customers can also connect to over 30 countries in Europe.