Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will run Sialkot – London to Sialkot from 10th of September 2019, it is said in an official statement of PIA. At first, this route will be operated once-a-week from Sialkot to Heathrow London each Tuesday while the departure from Heathrow London to Sialkot will arrive each Wednesday, PIA‘s nation director in UK Siraj Qazi affirmed. The route will give direct point to point service toward Sialkot city and most limited way to deal with Mirpur Azad Kashmir, Kharian, Gujrat, Jhelum and connecting areas.
It is worth mentioning that this new-fangled route will be progressively noteworthy for the Sikh Yatris who are wanting to take an interest in the festival of 550th Birthday of Baba Guru Nanak Dev ji. The Sikh explorers are probably going to select Sialkot airplane terminal route to begin their holy pilgrims through visiting Kartarpur Gurdwara with nearness of around 100 kilometers.
According to the schedule issued by PIA, the PIA flight number PK777 will depart at 10:15 am from Sialkot on every Tuesday and will arrive at Heathrow Airport London at 14:50 local time. Flight number PK778 will depart from Heathrow at 18:25 pm and will arrive at Sialkot International Airport at 06:25 Wednesday (next day).
Siraj Qazi said that for the new route, flights will be worked with B773-772 aircraft which has specially been decorated for the new International route operation. He said that PIA began the new course after heaps of counsels and criticism from clients. He trusted the new route will help Pakistan’s tourism industry and more individuals will be likely travelling to Pakistan as most British Pakistanis in Britain start from the areas near Sialkot.