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ISLAMABAD Did you know?

• 100% of all flights from London, GB to Islamabad arrive during morning hours.

• Pakistan has 4 nonstop flights between London, GB and Islamabad.

• There are 5034 flights from London, GB to Islamabad per week.

• 574,619 seats are available per week to fly from London, GB to Islamabad.

• Qatar has 376 connecting flights between London, GB and Islamabad.

• The largest aircraft flying nonstop from London, GB to Islamabad is the Boeing 777-300 with 393 seats.

                       Islamabad is the capital province of Pakistan with the 3rd largest Airport in the country. It has the fastest rates of urban development and is becoming a leading metropolis. Being the seat of the Government, this city is of huge interest to the investors thus increasing the economy and employment opportunities in the region. Islamabad also has very high rates of literacy. Located on the Potohar Plateau, Islamabad has been meticulously planned into sectors and is beautifully adorned by wide,tree-lined streets and neatly constructed buildings. situated jus 14km to the south is its twin city, Rawalpindi which is highly interdependent and together they form the Islamabad/Rawalpindi Metropolitan area. Rawalpindi is a bustling industrial province and also a cosmopolitan with shopping centers and many advanced facilities.

The most popular attractions in Islamabad

• Daman e Koh is a viewing point and hill top garden north of Islamabad and located in the middle of the Margalla Hills. Its name is a conjunction of two Persian words, which together means foot hills. Daman e Koh is a midpoint for tourists on their way to the higher viewpoint Pir Sohawa which is located at the top of Margalla Hills at an elevation of about 3600ft.

• The Pakistan Monument in Islamabad, Pakistan, is a national monument representing the nations four provinces and three territories. From air he monument looks like a star center and a crescent moon formed by walls forming the petals, these represent the star and crescent on Pakistans flag.

• The Faisal Mosque is the largest mosque in Pakistan, located in the national capital city of Islamabad. Shaped like a desert Bedouins tent, it is an iconic symbol of Islamabad throughout the world.

• Rawal Lake in Pakistan is an artificial reservoir that provides the water needs for the cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. It is also a popular destination for recreational activities like water sports, bird watching and casual relaxing hangout spots.

Beyond Islamabad:

                   The old city of Taxila, where the worlds oldest universities ruins can be found, in addition to other remnants of the Gandhara Civilization. The city of Rawalpindi, itself a historic garrison settlement is in an ancient niche of its own. Hassan Abdal, Attock, the Salt Ranges and the Murree Hills, including the Galiyaat are also sights worth seeing.

Benazir Bhutto International Airport is the third-largest airport in Pakistan, serving the capital Islamabad and its twin city Rawalpindi in the province of Punjab. It was previously known as the Islamabad International Airport. There is another new International Airport under construction that is to replace the current airport. The existing airport is the hub for the national carried, Pakistan International Airlines and Shaheen Air International. It is also the focus city for Air Blue. Ace point travel offers flight tickets from over 150 airlines to Islamabad Pakistan.

A few of the top Airlines are –

Pakistan International Airlines • Oman Air • Emirates • Etihad Airways • Turkish Airlines • Qatar Airways • Gulf Air

All the major airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow) in UK have direct or connecting flights to Islamabad.