UK closes registration for chartered flights from Pakistan
Third flight leaves Islamabad for Manchester
In a series of tweets, the high commission said, “If you’re a British national and you require consular assistance, use the contact details on our Travel Advice page to get in touch.”
Registration portals for #UKPkRepatFlights have now closed. If you’re a British national and you require consular assistance, use the contact details on our Travel Advice page to get in touch. https://t.co/vbzwdvzxRe 1/2— UKinPakistan🇬🇧🇵🇰 #StayHomeSaveLives (@ukinpakistan) May 2, 2020
“If you registered for a flight before the registration portal closed, you have been placed on a waiting list. If you are allocated to a flight, you will receive a confirmation email with your flight time 24 hours before departure,” it added.
Earlier on Thursday, the UK High Commission said hundreds of British nationals had left for their homes in the first two flights – Karachi-London Heathrow and Islamabad-Manchester – of the latest series of chartered operations being operated by the Qatar Airways.
UK charter flights 11 & 12 from Karachi and Islamabad took hundreds more British nationals home today 1/3 pic.twitter.com/EjhWkrCtL4— UKinPakistan🇬🇧🇵🇰 #StayHomeSaveLives (@ukinpakistan) April 30, 2020
According to the British High Commission, over 300 passengers boarded the aircraft from Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport.
The third chartered flight left Islamabad for Manchester at 11:55am on Saturday.
The schedule of the remaining flights is given below:
Islamabad-London Heathrow ----------------- May 4
Islamabad-Manchester ----------------- May 5, 6
Lahore-London Heathrow ----------------- May 3
Lahore-Manchester ----------------- May 5, 7