ISLAMABAD: British Airways has resumed flight operations to Pakistan after a decline in COVID-19 cases in the country.
As per details, after the outbreak of the COVID-19 in the country, the Pakistani government in March suspended all international flights to the country, only allowing them to restart on June 24.
According to the British airline, direct flights would take off three times a week between London’s Heathrow Airport and Islamabad International Airport.
British Airways flight BA-261 reached Islamabad from London on Friday. Special arrangements were made for the arrival of British Airways flight at Islamabad Airport while the passengers were subjected to health counter screening and medical examination.
In a tweet, the UK High Commission wished everyone on board a great flight. “Welcoming back @British_Airways to Pakistan! Keeping the [UK] and [Pakistan] — and our people — connected,” it added.
Welcoming back @British_Airways to Pakistan! Keeping the 🇬🇧 and 🇵🇰 – and our people – connected. We wish everyone a great flight #UKPakDosti @ImranKhanPTI @pid_gov @PKAviation pic.twitter.com/UIJn3NrdEL
— UKinPakistan🇬🇧🇵🇰 #StayHomeSaveLives (@ukinpakistan) August 14, 2020