A Virgin Atlantic 787-9 landing in Los Angeles. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Virgin Atlantic Announces New Routes to Pakistan

Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to operate routes from the United Kingdom to Pakistan from December. The encouraging news comes at a crucial time for the airline that has been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Flights from London Heathrow will operate to the Pakistani capital Islamabad and Lahore, whilst the airline's other hub, Manchester, will operate services to Islamabad, bringing direct competition with Pakistan International Airlines which operates flights to both destinations from the northern city. Heathrow to Lahore…

British Airways Resumes Pakistan Service

British Airways has announced that it will resume nonstop flights to the Pakistani capital Islamabad. The flights will restart following a decade-long hiatus. The route will operate thrice weekly from London Heathrow, with flights beginning on June 2, 2019 using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. British Airways hasn’t operated the flights…