CAA allows UK airline to operate direct flights from Lahore to London  

By: INP      Published: 01:34 AM, 11 Oct, 2020
CAA allows UK airline to operate direct flights from Lahore to London  

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Saturday allowed British Airways to operate direct flights from Lahore to London Heathrow.

The CAA granted permission to British Airways to land at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, according to a notification. "The approval is stipulated with the condition to review the schedule/slot upon resumption of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) operation to the UK," the notification said.

The aviation authority's air transportation department has issued a certificate to the flag carrier airline of the UK. According to a schedule, the airline will operate direct flights from Lahore, Pakistan to London Heathrow four days a week. The direct flights from Lahore will start from October 14.

All flights will be operated by a Boeing 787-8 departing from Heathrow Terminal 5, landing into Lahore's International Airport, according to British Airways airline.