The British airline started its operations at Islamabad airport in December 2020 with seven weekly flights
VIRGIN ATLANTIC ended its operations in Pakistan with the British service’s final flight taking off from Islamabad to London’s Heathrow Airport final Sunday (9).
A spokesman for the Civil Aviation Authority stated the ultimate flight left from Islamabad Worldwide Airport to Heathrow at 8 am (native time).
The British airline started its operations at Islamabad airport in December 2020 with seven weekly flights. The airline initially operated 4 flights to Manchester and three to Heathrow, the Daybreak newspaper reported on Monday (10).
Later, the airline decreased its companies to solely three weekly flights to Heathrow. “As we proceed to ramp up our flying programme in 2023, we’ve taken the chance to evaluation our whole community and determined to make just a few adjustments,” a Virgin Atlantic spokesperson stated. He expressed remorse for taking the “tough determination”.
“Since commencing operations in December 2020, we now have been proud to supply alternative for patrons travelling between London and Manchester in the UK, and Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan. Throughout that point, we now have additionally supplied necessary cargo capability, in addition to delivering important medical provides,” the spokesperson stated.
“This isn’t a call we now have taken flippantly, and we’d prefer to apologise for any inconvenience brought on. We wish to wholeheartedly thank everybody in Pakistan; our clients, groups, companions and the authorities,” he added.