London: British Airways has announced the resumption of flights from London to Pakistan.
After lifting the suspension, British Airways will operate 3 flights a week between Islamabad and London, passengers will have to follow SOPs.
Passengers will have to wear masks while travelling to London. The British High Commissioner said that the resumption of flights is an example of strong ties between the two countries.
A British Airways spokesman said thousands of passengers would benefit from direct flights.
The British Airways had suspended its flights to Pakistan due to coronavirus outbreak.
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 further added.
However, 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,