Bhitish Airways (BA) has announced that it will operate flights between London-Heathrow to Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, from June 2, 2019, ten years after suspending this service following the terrorist attack on a Marriott hotel in the city in the that more than 50 people died.
The route will have three weekly frequencies operated by a 787 Dreamliner with three classes and you can start purchasing from this Tuesday. The tickets are priced from 499 pounds (555 euros) for ‘World Traveler’, 773 pounds (859 euros) for ‘World Traveler Plus’ and 1,799 pounds (2001 euros) for ‘Club World’.
In 2008, the airline operated up to six weekly flights between the capital of the United Kingdom and the capital of Pakistan, but decided to suspend them in the climate of insecurity in the country.
The head of sales for Asia Pacific and Middle East, Robert Williams, has indicated that they believe that this route “will be particularly popular with the British Pakistani community.” These flights will land at the new Islamabad airport, which was inaugurated earlier this year, the airline said in a statement.