Fawad Chaudhry—the Minister for Science and Technology made the announcement on Tuesday that the Thai Airways would be restarting its flight operations from the 16th of July in Lahore, as per the reports of local media.
The minister took it to his social media account on Twitter and tweeted that the Thai Airways would be resuming the flight operations from Lahore to Bangkok and beyond with 4 flights per week from the 16th of July 2019.
Previously, the aforementioned airline suspended its flight services to the federal capital and Lahore owing to airspace closure.
Back in the month of June, after a long break of 10 or so years, the first flight of British Airways—BAW-261 landed at the Islamabad International Airport from Heathrow, carrying a total of 240 passengers.
Ghulam Sarwar Khan—the Minister for Aviation, Zulfiqar Hussain Bukhari—the special assistant on Overseas Pakistanis, Abdul Razak Dawood—the Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce and some other senior officials of the Aviation Sector and the British High Commission would be welcoming the passengers at the Islamabad International Airport.
British Airways had suspended its flight services from Pakistan after the incident of 9/11. In the year 2008, the airline also closed down its offices in the country.