Thai Airways and British Airways have decided to resume Pakistan flights from August after suspension due to COVID-19 spread.

Pakistan aviation took to Twitter to announce that Thai Airways will be resuming its Pakistan operation from mid-August. The airline operates direct scheduled flights between Bangkok & Islamabad, Lahore Karachi.

British Airways will also resume its flights from August between London Heathrow and Islamabad. This time it will be the only airline offering direct flights. In the beginning, there will be three flights per week.


As per reports, the airlines wrote a letter to the Islamabad airport manager and asked for details of the arrangements before restarting flight operations.


Authorities have been asked to give details about cleanliness arrangements at the airport and facilities available there to ensure the safe landing of the planes.

“Ensure that fix bridges connected with the planes are safe to use”, the letter read.

British Airways’ first flight to Pakistan, BAW-261 had landed at Islamabad International Airport from Heathrow, with 240 passengers on board on June 3, 2019, after a long gap of 10 years.