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June 15, 2018 12:00 AM Emirates introduces family programme

KARACHI: Emirates Skywards has revamped its family offering to provide a richer, more rewarding programme called ‘My Family’, a statement said on Thursday. Family members can now pool up to 100 percent of Skywards Miles earned on Emirates flights, allowing them to redeem rewards faster than before, it added. Each member can pool up to 100 percent of their 3

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM Steps being taken to facilitate tourists at Shandur Polo Festival

PESHAWAR: The three-day polo festival will kick off in Shandur, the world's highest polo ground in Chitral, on July 7. "The festival will be organised from July 7 to 9. For a couple of years, the annual three-day event could not be held on the old dates due to Ramazan," Muhammad Tariq, secretary Sports, Tourism, Archaeology, Museums, Culture and Youth 1

May 8, 2018 12:00 AM Emirates introduces new service

Dubai: Emirates has introduced Home Check-in, a new service, which allows customers to check in for their flights from anywhere in Dubai, a statement said on Monday. The service is available for customers across all classes travelling on Emirates flights, it added. The new service enables Emirates passengers to complete the security check and check-in 4

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Huge potential for aviation business’

KARACHI: There is a huge potential for aviation business in Pakistan, mainly after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said Kanaporn Apinonkul, country manager of Thai Airways International. Speaking to a group of journalists at the concluding ceremony of two weeks Thailand food festival, he said, at present, Thai Airways operated daily flight 7

April 17, 2018 9:34 PM China Southern Airlines to start Kunming-Islamabad flights

The China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd will be starting flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of this year. This was underlined in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines Tuesday met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, and included Hu Yaohui 8

April 16, 2018 9:01 PM PIA flights resume after overdue settlement with PSO

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) and Pakistan State Oil (PSO) on Monday shook hands after coming to a settlement over fuel endowment. According to PIA spokesperson, the companies came to the agreement under fulfillment of financial obligation that has now resumed normalcy in provision of fuel resources to the airline. It is pertinent to mention 3

April 10, 2018 7:40 AM Saudi considering proposal to set up military base, nuclear waste site on Qatar border

Saudi Arabia could consider a proposal to dig a maritime canal along the kingdom's border with Qatar, turning the peninsula-nation into an island and transforming its only land border into a military zone and nuclear waste site, state-linked Saudi newspapers reported on Monday. The project has not been given official approval and faces many obstacles 6

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM Lufthansa cancels 800 flights

FRANKFURT: German airline giant Lufthansa said it will cancel "more than 800" flights on Tuesday as public-sector workers walk out on strike for more pay, hobbling major airports like Frankfurt. "Due to this strike tomorrow, Lufthansa will have to cancel 800 out of the 1,600 scheduled flights, including 58 long-haul flights," the group said in a statement 10

April 9, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants

ISTANBUL: Turkey was on Sunday deporting hundreds of Afghan migrants back home on special flights, in a major operation after thousands illegally entered the country in recent weeks. Early Sunday morning 227 Afghan migrants boarded a charter flight from Erzurum in northeastern Turkey back to Kabul, the Dogan news agency said. It said a total of 691 Afghan 5

April 8, 2018 12:00 AM Shaheen Air starts Faisalabad-Muscat flights

KARACHI: Shaheen Air International (SAI) will start non-stop flights between Faisalabad and Muscat, launching its first weekly flight from Sunday, April 15, 2018, Flight NL758 will depart Faisalabad every Sunday at 7pm and arrive in Muscat at 9pm, whereas the flight NL759 will depart from Muscat every Sunday at 10pm and arrive at Faisalabad at 2am on Monday 6