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New Islamabad airport to open by end of 2016

New Islamabad airport to open by end of 2016

New Islamabad International Airport will be first-ever green-field airport of Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Islamabad’s all new and much-awaited airport would be fully operational by the end of 2016, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Aviation Shujaat Azeem. Pakistan government has evolved an aviation policy with massive changes especially in infrastructure, he informed. About nine billion passengers would be facilitated through this international ... Read More »

China’s Harbin Ice Festival is world’s most stunning winter festival

The Harbin Ice and Snow Festival features spectacular ice sculptures that are bathed in ethereal lights (AFP Photo/Wang Zhao)

More than one million visitors are expected to attend the spectacular Harbin Ice Festival, where buildings of ice are bathed in ethereal lights and international ice sculptors compete for honors The legendary Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival, famous for its spectacular sculptures and giant replicas, is now officially underway in northern China. The annual event, now in its 32nd ... Read More »

Verdenskortet in Denmark is a Walkable Map of the World

Verdenskortet in Denmark is a Walkable Map of the World

A walkable map of the world made from soil and stone by one man  Roaming around the world on foot may require commitment of good number of years of one’s life, along with large sum of money, logistics planning, and strong determination. But for all those who are interested in the travel but not the long haul, there’s a place ... Read More »

Emirates unveils new Airbus A380 with a record 615 seats

Emirates' new airline is spacious and comfortable, offering one of the industry's widest in-flight entertainment screens

Economy class is getting even bigger after Emirates reconfigured its new Airbus A380-800 planes to hold the most seats ever for an airliner. The airline’s first two-class Airbus A380, launched this week at the Dubai Airshow, has gained 130 more economy seats than its sister three-class plane, by cutting out first class and reducing the number of business class flatbed ... Read More »

Cathay Pacific unveils new look

CP New Look

A new livery unveiled by Cathay Pacific will be progressively introduced onto all aircraft in its fleet as part of an overall revamp of the airline. The livery was showcased yesterday on one of the airline’s Boeing 777-300ERs at Hong Kong international airport. You might not notice the change instantly, because it’s a subtle change in the exterior designs, paint colors and ... Read More »

Emirates Airliner joins fight to save wildlife

Emirates

ABU DHABI — Emirates Airlines took the fight against illegal wildlife trade to the skies this week, unveiling two of its A380 jets dressed in livery depicting threatened animals. Giant tigers, lions, gorillas, rhinos, bears and elephants covered both sides of the planes’ fuselages. The livery is part of the airline’s support for a global transport industry awareness campaign on ... Read More »

Turkey to build real-life ‘Hobbit Village’

Turkey to build comfy, serene Hobbit Homes in eastern Turkey

Comfy, serene Hobbit Homes in Turkey attract locals and foreigners Whether you are a fan of Hobbit villages and homes or not, the beauty, comfort and serenity of these hobbit homes will surely attract you to visit at least once. A village inspired by the Hobbit houses in “The Lord Of The Rings” series by J.R.R. Tolkien is under construction ... Read More »

Dragonair wins World’s Best Regional Airline award fourth time

Dragonair

HONG KONG – Dragonair is delighted to have been named “World’s Best Regional Airline” in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™ – the fourth time the carrier has received the honour. No other airline has achieved this feat since this category was added to the awards in 2010. In a double accolade for Dragonair, the carrier was also named “Best ... Read More »

Qatar Airways voted as world’s best airline of 2015

Qatar Airways has been named the Best Airline in the World for 2015 by leading aviation consumer website Skytrax.

Qatar Airways has been named the Best Airline in the World for 2015 by leading aviation consumer website Skytrax. The Gulf-based carrier was presented with the honor at Tuesday’s award ceremony at the 2015 Paris Air Show. According to CNN, the other carriers to make the Skytrax’s top 10 include Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, ANA, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad, Qantas, ... Read More »

Pakistan and UAE hold Bilateral Air Services Agreement talks

Emirates Airline

UAE airlines to operate from 4 more airports of Pakistan Islamabad – Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) has permitted five Airlines of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to carry out unlimited operations from four new Airports in Pakistan: Quetta, Panjgur, Turbat and Gawadar airports. The initiative will facilitate the citizens of local districts to fly abroad directly from their hometowns.Bilateral Air ... Read More »

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