A delegation of the officials of British Airways will be visiting Pakistan next week to assess the security measures at the Islamabad Airport.
The authorities of British Airways have announced to inspect the security measures before the airline resumes its flights to Pakistan in June after the break of 10 years.
Richard Crowder, the British Deputy High Commissioner wrote a letter to the Secretary Aviation Division Shahrukh Nusrat in which the British authorities have mentioned that the main purpose to visit the Islamabad Airport is to engage the Pakistani authorities on the critical security measures which British Airways will require full implementation of before they starts their flight operations in June.
As per the letter, the team of the British Airways would like to visit the new Islamabad International Airport to assess the security measures in operations and to understand the infrastructure as well as the services in place to support the flights of the airline to and from Islamabad.
The deputy high commissioner mentioned in the letter that the resumption of the direct flights of British Airways to Pakistan was excellent news for both of the countries.
“I see the return of the British Airways to Pakistan as a vote of confidence in the future of both countries’ links, and, of course, a reflection of the great improvements in the security situation in Pakistan in recent years,” he further mentioned in the letter.