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October 20, 2018 2:38 AM Iran wants stronger trade, economic ties with Pakistan: Iranian Consul General

LAHORE: Consul General of Iran Reza Nazeri has said that Iran wants stronger trade and economic ties with Pakistan, read a press release issued here on Friday. He stressed the need of barter trade, saying the move should be encouraged as it will be equally beneficial for both the countries. These views were expressed by Iran Consul General Reza Nazeri

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM World’s longest flight departs Singapore for New York

The world’s longest commercial flight took off from Singapore on Thursday, with excited and apprehensive passengers on board settling in for a marathon 19 hours in the air to New York. A spokeswoman for Singapore Airlines told AFP that Flight SQ22 departed at approximately 11:35pm (1535 GMT) with 150 passengers and 17 crew on board. Two pilots, a special 1

October 3, 2018 12:00 AM SaudiGulf to start flights to Pakistan

KARACHI: SaudiGulf Airlines on Tuesday announced it will start operations to four destinations in Pakistan as part of its international route expansion program. The operations would begin from October 15, 2018 to Lahore, Islamabad, Sialkot, and Karachi connecting the main cities of Dammam, Jeddah, Abha and Riyadh. The announcement was made during SaudiGulf 2

September 28, 2018 8:22 AM Pakistani air hostess missing in Canada traced

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airlines hostess, who disappeared in Canada, has now been traced, Geo News reported Friday. Quoting unnamed PIA sources, the TV channel said Fareeha Mukhtar is living with a former PIA air hostess Mahira, who is working in a hotel there. The national carrier launched investigations into the incident and filed a report 1

September 12, 2018 10:46 AM PIA gets hands on a new passenger service system

KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) equipped with a new Turkish web-based product ‘HITIT’ will now have a more convenient passenger service system from today (Wednesday). The new system provides ticket reservation, flight operation, accounting, and crew management, including navigation of departing and arriving flights in addition to check-in 1

September 10, 2018 12:00 AM Heavy rain disrupts flight operations at Lahore airport

LAHORE: As many as 14 flights were cancelled and 15 delayed as heavy rain continued to lash the provincial capital of Punjab. The Civil Aviation Authority said that it will comply with the directives issued by the MET department. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has directed local administration and WASA to remain on alert and have told the relevant

September 5, 2018 12:00 AM Emirates adds daily flight to Riyadh

KARACHI: Emirates has started a fourth daily flight to Riyadh from September 1, 2018, a statement said on Tuesday. The addition of the fourth daily service will take the total number of weekly Emirates flights serving Riyadh to 28, it added. Adil Al Ghaith, senior vice president of Commercial Operations, Gulf, Middle East and Iran, said: “Emirates expanded

September 2, 2018 11:08 AM Shaheen Air flight brings back 216 stranded pilgrims from Saudi Arabia

KARACHI: Shaheen Air’s first Hajj flight was able to bring pilgrims who were stranded in Madina for two days, back to Karachi on Sunday. With 216 pilgrims onboard, the international carrier successfully landed at Jinnah International Airport early Sunday. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) allotted a special permission to the airline to operate flights

August 24, 2018 7:18 AM Canada concerned over reported Saudi death sentences for activists

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed concern Thursday over reports that human rights activists in Saudi Arabia face the death penalty. The two countries are locked in a diplomatic dispute triggered by Canadian criticism of the kingdom's human rights record, but Trudeau said Canada continues to “engage diplomatically” with Saudi Arabia. Human rights 1

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 10