Virgin Atlantic is ramping up operations from Manchester Airport with a brand-new service between Manchester and Islamabad.
With a significant proportion of Pakistani diaspora living in the region, the new services will provide vital connectivity for friends and relatives visiting family and loved ones, as well as serving growing demand for business and leisure travel.
In addition, Virgin Atlantic launchzs services between London Heathrow and Islamabad and London Heathrow to Lahore.
The new route will operate on Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787.
As well as flying customers, Virgin Atlantic will offer a fast, efficient cargo service growing trade volumes between exporters and importers in both the UK and Pakistan.
The UK is the largest export market for Pakistan in Europe, transporting high volumes of goods such as textiles, apparel and machinery.