LAHORE: British Airways has begun its flights to Lahore. The airline’s first flight BA-259 landed in Lahore from Heathrow at 5 am today.
The previous month, British Airways announced that it will begin direct flights from Lahore to London Heathrow four days a week.
All flights will be operated by a Boeing 787-8 departing from Heathrow Terminal 5, landing at Lahore’s International Airport, according to British Airways.
British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Christian Turner in a message said “The first-ever British Airways flights to Lahore is a sign of confidence in Pakistan, and the deepening ties between our two countries.
I hope it will open up even more opportunities for business links, people-to-people ties, and tourism.”Keeping the COVID-19 in mind, British Airways announced a range of measures to keep the passengers safe.