British Airways will resume nonstop flights to Islamabad, Pakistan next year, more than a decade after withdrawing the route because of security concerns. The UK carrier announced Dec. 18 that it will begin operating a 3X-weekly Boeing 787 service between London Heathrow and Islamabad in June 2019. British Airways suspended its London-Islamabad service indefinitely in September 2008, following a terrorist attack on a hotel in the Pakistani capital that left scores of people dead. The ...

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