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British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan after 11 years

British Airways flight resumes in Pakistan after 11 years

British Airways is the first European airline to return to Pakistan after more than 10 years British Airways has resumed flights to Pakistan more than a decade after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago. The first flight of British Airways (BA- 261) arrived at the Islamabad International Airport at 9:18am on June 3 morning. The same ... Read More »

Turkey’s Erdogan opens world’s biggest airport in Istanbul

Turkey opens 'world's largest airport' in Istanbul

Turkey opens world’s biggest Airport with a grand ceremony on Republic Day Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan opened a new $11.7 billion airport outside Istanbul that will be one of the world’s largest airport when it will be fully operational in January. The new airport, located some 20 miles outside Istanbul on the coast of the Black Sea, will cover 76.5 ... Read More »

Singapore Airlines resumes world’s longest flight to New York

Singapore Air

Passengers all set for world’s longest flight to New York from Singapore Singapore Airlines is resuming world’s longest flight route from Singapore to New York’s Newark airport, a “great circle” distance of 9,529 miles. Flight SQ 22 is due to depart at 11.35pm (Singapore time) from Changi Airport in Singapore and will arrive in at Newark Liberty International Airport at ... Read More »

Pakistan Army rescues two British mountaineers; Austrian climber killed in avalanche

two British men rescued on Pakistani peak by Army

Pakistan Army officials confirmed that an avalanche has killed an Austrian mountaineer, however, his two British companions have been retrieved alive by a helicopter rescue mission. The mountaineers were rescued from 7,338 meter Ultar Sar mountain located in Hunza Valley after an avalanche hit their tent. Austrian Christian Huber was killed and the two British climbers, Bruce Normand and Miller ... Read More »

China Southern Airlines to begin Kunming-Islamabad flights

China Southern Airline

China Southern Airlines has announced to start flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of 2018. This was shared in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines including Hu Yaohui, Director International Marketing, Ma Yun Deputy Manager and airline’s staff.met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, ... Read More »

PIA revokes discount policy for the elderly and handicapped

PIA administration also halted its flights to some international destinations due to the losses Pakistan International Airline (PIA) announced to withdraw discounted rates for senior citizens and handicapped individuals due to financial crises. According to PIA press release that it will no longer give 40%discounts to the elderly citizens and the disable citizens. PIA offered senior citizens, 65 and above ... Read More »

Pakistan commences operation to rescue Polish-French team stuck at Nanga Parbat

Four members of a team of Polish climbers attempting the first winter ascent of nearby K2 A Polish-French team of mountain climbers, who were waiting for rescue from Nanga Parbat, the ninth-tallest mountain in the world located in northwestern Pakistan. Pakistan Army has commenced the rescue mission today, in order to protect the foreigners in the “Killer Mountains” of Himalayas mountains ... Read More »

Pakistan mountaineer and team scale MT Pumori

Pakistan mountaineer and team scale MT Pumori

Sadpara and his team became the first to scale a peak above 7,000 m in the winter climbing season The well-known Pakistani backpacker Muhammad Ali Sadpara and his team members including Alex Txikon from Spain, Pemba Bhote Sherpa and Nuri Sherpa have successfully surpassed the Mount Pumori in Nepal without using supplemental oxygen in winters. The team of backpackers has become the ... Read More »

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