Virgin Atlantic suspends services to Pakistan

Virgin Atlantic suspends services to Pakistan

The announcement affects services from Heathrow airport to the cities of Islamabad and Lahore 

Having launched Islamabad and Lahore routes in December 2020, Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will suspend services between London and Pakistan in the coming months.

A Virgin Atlantic spokesperson said in a statement: “As we continue to ramp up our flying programme in 2023, we’ve taken the opportunity to review our entire network and decided to make a few changes.

“This is not a decision we have taken lightly, and we’d like to apologise for any inconvenience caused. We would like to wholeheartedly thank everyone in Pakistan; our customers, teams, partners and the authorities for their support over the past two years.”


The final flight dates are below:

  • LHR-LHE VS364 departs 30 April 2023 at 21:55
  • LHE-LHR VS365 departs 1 May 2023 at 12:25
  • LHR-ISB VS378 departs 8 July 2023 at 21:55
  • ISB-LHR VS379 departs 9 July 2023 at 12:40

Virgin Atlantic to join SkyTeam Alliance in 2023
Top 20 safest airlines in the world in 2023

Customers who are booked to travel after these dates will be contacted by the airline and offered the option to rebook where possible or given a full refund.

For more information, visit 

Share article

View Comments