Virgin Atlantic a British airline has announced that from December the carrier is starting its operations to Pakistan via direct flight.
Virgin Atlantic expands its flight operation and will be flying directly from Heathrow Airport to Lahore and Islamabad. Furthermore, the international carrier will also start direct service from Manchester Airport to Islamabad. The Airline management guides that all the travelers can book their seats from September onwards.
Here is what Virgin Atlantic had to say on Twitter, “We’re thrilled to announce that from December, we’ll be flying direct to Pakistan. We’ll have flights from @HeathrowAirport to both Lahore and Islamabad, plus direct services from @manairport to Islamabad. Flights go on sale in September, and we can’t wait to welcome you”.
We’re thrilled to announce that from December, we’ll be flying direct to Pakistan. We’ll have flights from @HeathrowAirport to both Lahore and Islamabad, plus direct services from @manairport to Islamabad. Flights go on sale in September, and we can’t wait to welcome you. pic.twitter.com/61FS9dkaFb— virginatlantic (@VirginAtlantic) August 27, 2020
However, Virgin Atlantic announced its flight operations but at the moment flight schedules for Pakistan are yet to be publicized by company officials. In addition to this, travel restrictions are still intact but the company is utilizing the banning of Pakistan International Airline to Europe which left a huge gap for direct operations. Virgin Atlantic due to their nonstop assessing the circumstances are growing their network to pursue better reach and gain new opportunities.
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The Virgin Atlantic is recognized for their high-class services and a better understanding of flight operations. The company is also famous for long haul onboard involvement and its network expansion all over the world. Its flights also go directly to North America which includes New York, JFK, LA and Washington from London Heathrow and now Pakistan is included in the company’s list.
According to Virgin Atlantic, they believe the Pakistani market is a great opportunity. after an ease in restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic, citizens of Pakistan can go directly to the UK and US to meet their loved ones.