First Virgin Atlantic flight lands at Islamabad Airport
Speaking on the occasion, Zulfi Bukhari said after British Airways the Virgin Atlantic was the second biggest UK airline to start operations to Pakistan. The return of foreign airlines to Pakistan will promote trade as well as tourism, he added.
This development will also strengthen the bilateral ties between Pakistan and Britain, Zulfi said and added the Virgin Atlantic has been allowed to operate eight weekly flights to Pakistan.
Salam Pakistan 🇵🇰— virginatlantic (@VirginAtlantic) December 10, 2020
We’re thrilled to let you know that our inaugural flight from @manairport to Islamabad took off today with services from @heathrowairport to Islamabad and Lahore also commencing this month. We can't wait to take you there. pic.twitter.com/cnEuCFqIKR
It will operate four weekly flights between London and Lahore and three flights between London and Islamabad.
Virgin Atlantic will use modern Airbus A332 planes for Pakistan operations.