The British Airways flight took off from the Islamabad airport earlier but it was returned after the health condition of an Italian woman worsened.
Pakistan has supported operations of British airlines as it would boost the aviation industry in the country, the CAA letter read.
British Airways had started direct flights to Lahore on October 14, 2020
UK-based airlines British Airways and easyJet said they were reviewing their plans in response to new national COVID lockdowns
The flight, BA-259, with 214 passengers on board landed at the airport this morning
Arrangments at the Lahore airport have been finalised, whereas UK diplomatic staff and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officials will welcome passengers of the flight.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Saturday allowed the British Airways to operate direct flights from Lahore, Pakistan to London Heathrow
The airline will have direct flights from Lahore and Islamabad airports to British destinations.