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August 7, 2018 10:13 AM SC directs PIA to lower Islamabad-GB airfare

The Supreme Court on Tuesday while hearing a suo motu case on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) high airfare to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), directed the national flag carrier to lower its rates to the tourist destination. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nasir, who took suo motu notice of the matter last month, was heading a three-judge bench 5

August 5, 2018 2:26 AM PIA to bring back stranded SAI passengers from China

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines has finally come to the rescue of the Pakistani passengers who have been stranded in China since July 29 due to the cancellation of Shaheen Air International’s flight, as PIA is expected to send its aircraft to China probably on Sunday night. Keeping in view the hardship being faced by the stranded Pakistani passengers 6

July 19, 2018 12:00 AM Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

Farnborough, United Kingdom: European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite. The project was presented at Britain´s Farnborough airshow, where Airbus revealed that the Zephyr S took off on July 11 for its maiden flight from Arizona in the United 2

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Haj flights begin from Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Haj flight operation has begun as the first flight carrying pilgrims to Saudi Arabia took off from the Bacha Khan International Airport here on Saturday. The Airblue flight took off from the Bacha Khan International Airport airport at 4pm, marking the beginning of the Haj flights operation from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Though the Shaheen Air was also scheduled

July 14, 2018 6:55 PM Hajj operation begins with first PIA flight landing in Medina

The Hajj flight operation that commenced on Saturday carrying 300 pilgrims from Karachi and Islamabad in Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) flights arrived in Medina and Jeddah. The passengers in the initial flight of PIA’s PK-7001 at the Medina Airport were greeted by Director General Hajj Sajid Yousufani, Deputy Director Farooq Rasheed, Saudi General 1

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Air China flight’s sudden descent linked to co-pilot smoking

SHANGHAI: An emergency descent by an Air China aircraft after cabin oxygen levels dropped has been linked to a co-pilot smoking an e-cigarette during the flight, state media said on Friday, citing China’s aviation regulator. The state-backed Air China Boeing 737 aircraft was flying to the Chinese city of Dalian from Hong Kong on July 10 when it dropped 4

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Ill-planned’ Haj flight operation PIA feared to suffer huge loss

PESHAWAR: The crisis-hit Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) may suffer a huge loss due to 'ill-planning' of the management for the forthcoming Haj flight operation, sources said. The PIA did not acquire planes on lease for the Haj flight operation to be started shortly. "And now the national flag carrier is going to cancel/reschedule flights for Europe 2

July 9, 2018 1:11 PM PIA to launch Air Safari once again

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has commenced its Air Safari flight services yet again that will take travelers atop the snowcapped peaks in the north of Pakistan. The national flag carrier of the country, publicized the news of Air Safari returning once again for mountain enthusiasts that will take sightseer atop the second highest peak in the world 5

July 7, 2018 5:04 AM Centuries-old Shandur Polo Festival 2018 kicks off in Chitral

CHITRAL: Shandur, known as the “roof of the world”, has officially commenced its famous Shandur Festival from today (Saturday). Shandur is one of the major mountain passes that sits between Chitral and Ghizer District of Gilgit-Baltistan. The flat top also serves as a venue for the 3-day polo festival where the best of the best players from Chitral and Gilgit 6

July 5, 2018 10:23 PM Flights operation resumes at Karachi airport after a brief suspension

KARACHI: Flights operation resumed at Karachi's Jinnah International Airport after a brief suspension as a PIA flight, en route to Karachi from Islamabad , faced challenges before landing late on Thursday. According to Geo News, an emergency was declared at the airport ahead of arrival of the PIA's flight PK-319, carrying 173 people, faced some challenges 1