British Airways to fly from Lahore to London Heathrow

The British Airway flights from between Lahore and London will function 4 days per week, beginning October 14. — AFP/File

British Airways has introduced it’s beginning direct flights to Lahore starting October 14.

The flights will function 4 occasions per week.

Sharing the announcement British High Commissioner Christian Turner stated the event is “another sign of deepening ties and opportunity for business, people-to-people links and tourism”.

in Pakistan that British Airways will connect with London, US and Canada”.

The airline already operates a direct flight to Islamabad.

“Flights will be operated by a Boeing 787-8 departing from Heathrow Terminal 5, landing into Lahore’s International Airport,” learn the assertion.

Moran Birger, Head of Sales for The Middle East and Asia Pacific, stated: “We are delighted to begin direct flights 4 occasions per week from Lahore to London providing handy journey choices for patrons flying for leisure or enterprise.

“Our new providers from Lahore will join two of Pakistan’s greatest cities with London, and supply seamless switch choices to Manchester, the United States and Canada.

“Following the relaunch of services from Islamabad to Heathrow earlier this year, this new flight from Lahore represents our continued investment in Pakistan, and we look forward to welcoming our customers on board.”

British Airways introduced in 2019 that it might resume direct flights to Pakistan, after a break of 10 years.

After coronavirus restrictions have been eased, the primary flight took off from Islamabad for London on August 14.

COVID-19 protocols

The airline has detailed COVID-19 protocols to be adopted always by passengers.

“In response to COVID-19, British Airways has introduced a range of measures to keep its customers safe. Prior to travel, they will receive information on changes at their airport and onboard experience and tips on how to prepare for their journey,” stated the assertion.

Customers may even be requested to assist handle the wellness of everybody travelling by:

– Checking-in on-line, downloading their boarding cross and the place doable self-scanning their boarding passes on the departure gate.

– Observing social distancing and utilizing hand sanitisers which can be positioned all through airports.

– Using new contactless, automated options at our lounges, together with a brand new on-line foods and drinks service.

– Wearing a facemask always and bringing sufficient to switch them each 4 hours for longer flights.

– Ensuring they’ve all the things they want from their hand baggage earlier than departure, and the place doable, storing their carry-on bag underneath the seat in entrance of them.

– Not travelling in the event that they assume they’ve any signs of COVID-19.

According to British Airways, its cabin crew “will wear PPE and a new food service has been introduced which reduces the number of interactions required with customers”.

The airline has assured prospects that each one surfaces, together with seats, entertainment screens, seat buckles and meals trays “will be cleaned after every flight and each aircraft is completely cleaned from nose to tail every day”.

“The air on all British Airways flights is fully recycled once every two to three minutes through HEPA filters, which remove microscopic bacteria and virus clusters with over 99.9% efficiency, equivalent to hospital operating theatre standards,” in response to the assertion.

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