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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Europe witnesses worst winter in 30 years

VIENNA, Austria: This week, heavy snowfall from the worst winter in over 30 years battered parts of Europe, causing fatal avalanches, major traffic and power disruptions and leaving more than 21 people dead across the continent. On Friday, several parts of Europe were brought to a standstill as extreme winter storms dumped up to two metres of snowfall

January 15, 2019 1:44 AM ‘Launching new airline easier than reviving PIA’

FAISALABAD: PIA Chairman Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik says short-term and long-term plans are in the works to revive the airline. Addressing members of the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry here on Monday, he said revival was a daunting task as compared to launching a new airline. The chairman said getting rid of seven loss-making routes 1

January 13, 2019 8:05 PM PIA to suspend Tokyo flights by mid-February due to 'heavy losses'

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to suspend its flights to Tokyo starting next month due to "heavy losses", a spokesperson said on Sunday. The national flag-carrier currently flies to the Japanese capital as the second leg of its Islamabad-Beijing-Tokyo route. But starting February 15, it will suspend the Tokyo flights "due to heavy 4

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM PIA diverts Sialkot flights to Lahore

LAHORE: In the wake of necessary maintenance of Sialkot Airport’s runway, the PIA has announced operation of its Jan 15 and Jan 16 flights from Lahore instead of Sialkot. According to a PIA spokesperson, travel agents and passengers had already been informed about the change in flight schedule. PIA flight PK244 from Damam on January 15 will now land at Lahore 1

January 2, 2019 12:00 AM Reko Diq, IPPs, Karkey cases: International court fines Pakistan $4 bn

ISLAMABAD: The airports of 60 countries will bar the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) planes from landing if Pakistan gets behind with paying over $4 billion fine after losing the famous Reko Diq case to an Australian company for extraction of copper and gold in Balochistan. The World Bank’s International Court for Settlement of Investment Disputes

December 25, 2018 12:00 AM PIA launches new routes

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Monday launched new flight route to Bangkok, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A spokesperson for the national flag carrier said the PIA’s new flight operations have started, adding that there will be twice-weekly flights from Lahore to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. The Lahore-Kuala Lumpur flight has resumed 7

December 24, 2018 12:00 AM Eight hurt in Sheikhupura fog-related road accidents

LAHORE: Eight people have been injured when several vehicles collided on the Motorway near Sheikhupura, police said on Sunday morning. The accident happened at around 10:30am due to dense fog. According to the police there is a lot of fog on the Motorway and visibility was limited to only 100 metres. The police have closed the Motorway from Sheikhupura 7

December 23, 2018 1:20 AM Visa policy review likely to revive tourism: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: The government is planning to ease visa restrictions for visitors from 55 countries, including most European nations, in a bid to revive tourism that was devastated by violence in the fallout from the 9/11 attacks in the United States. “We are reviewing our visa policies. We are trying to bring 55 countries into a visa-free region, which includes 9

December 21, 2018 12:00 AM Drones brings Gatwick Airport to standstill

GATWICK AIRPORT, United Kingdom: London Gatwick Airport was forced to suspend all flights on Thursday due to drones flying over the airfield, causing misery for tens of thousands of stuck passengers just days before Christmas. Flights into Gatwick, south of the British capital, were diverted to other airports while passengers waiting to take off faced 5

December 19, 2018 10:26 PM Naz Shah says resumption of British Airways shows Pakistan moving forward in right direction

London: Labour Party parliamentarian from Bradford West Naz Shah MP has said that reviving of British Airways flights to Islamabad shows Pakistan is moving forward in the right direction. In a post on his Facebook, Naz Shah commented “Fantastic news that British Airways has announced it will resume operations in Pakistan after a decade.” She went on to say “I’d like to congratulate 7