Air, Freight News

Virgin flies to Pakistan for first time

[ December 4, 2020   //   ]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is to start its first ever flights between the UK and Pakistan from Monday. London Heathrow to Lahore starts on 7 December, Manchester to Islamabad on 10 December, and Heathrow to Islamabad on 12 December. The new services, operated by 787-9 aircraft, will add over 66 direct flights to Pakistan each month, expanding the direct UK to Pakistan market by 90% in December alone. The UK is the largest export market for Pakistan in Europe, with high volumes of goods such as textiles, apparel and machinery.