The Pakistan International Airlines has started direct flights between Sialkot and London, confirmed an official statement of the airline.
According to the schedule issued by the PIA, flight number PK-777 will depart at 10:15 am from Sialkot every Tuesday and will arrive at Heathrow Airport London at 2:50 pm PST.
Flight number PK-778 will depart from Heathrow at 6:25 pm on Tuesday and land at the Sialkot International Airport at 6:25 am Wednesday (next day). The first flight of PK-778 took 107 passengers and arrived in Sialkot Wednesday morning.
The step has been taken to boost Pakistan’s tourism industry, according to the airline.