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China enters global jet industry with first home-built passenger jet

China enters global jet industry with first home-built passenger jet

The C919 is designed to accommodate around 158 passengers, aircraft was planned in 2007. China’s state-owned firmed large passenger plane has been completed and took its maiden flight from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. China’s first home-built, narrow-body, twin-engine Comec C919 passenger aircraft successfully took off from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Chinese government officials and aerospace industry leaders gathered to watch the ... Read More »

Uber launches its operation in Hyderabad city

Uber finally launches in Pakistan

Hyderabad becomes the newest city to join Uber’s growing global network Hyderabad has become the newest city to join Uber’s growing global network in Pakistan. Hyderabad is the second city in the province of Sindh to get Uber, and the fifth city in Pakistan. Currently, Uber is available in Pakistan’s 4 key cities; Karachi, Lahore and the twin cities of ... Read More »

United Airlines lost $800 million in value after passenger dragged off flight

United Airlines

United Airlines faces massive pressure over hospitalized passenger. CEO issued apology statement for ‘horrific event’ after call to boycott the airline United Continental has lost nearly $800 million in total value on Tuesday, the day after a video of a man being dragged off an overbooked flight. Shares in the company had declined about 3.8 percent in mid-morning trading, a steep drop ... Read More »

AJK plans to build Tourism corridor under CPEC

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‘Tourism Corridor’ will cost Rs22 billion and will be around 190 kilometers long-route Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government are planning to build a tourism corridor in the valley to facilitate tourists. According to the government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, they have planned to build a tourism corridor in the valley to make it easier for travelers to come ... Read More »

UNESCO adds 8 Pakistani historical sites to world heritage list

Derawar fort

Derawar Fort, Ziarat Juniper Forest, Deosai National Park and Khewra Salt Range are among the eight Pakistani sites included in World Heritage Sites. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has accepted Pakistan’s recommendation to include eight Pakistani sites in its list of World Heritage Sites. These eight sites are a tentative list proposed by the Department of ... Read More »

Serene Air begins its operation on the domestic routes in Pakistan

Serene Air started its operation on the domestic routes in Pakistan

Airline will offer seven major cities to operate, Skardu flights will be started in March. Serene Air joined Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has started their flights in seven domestic cities of Pakistan. Serene Air became fourth domestic commercial Airline of the country joining Pakistan International Airlines, Airblue and Shaheen Air. The first ever Serene Air journey operated was ER-503 ... Read More »

PIA, Turkish Airlines expand codeshare deal agreement

PIA, Turkish Airlines expand codeshare deal agreement

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Turkish Airlines agreed to expand cooperation in flying each other’s passengers to next destinations. Turkish Airlines and Pakistan International Airlines have expanded their codeshare cooperation starting on February 1st, 2017. As part of the code share agreement, passengers can continue to fly Islamabad/Karachi to Dubai on Turkish Airlines while paying the same fare as on ... Read More »

Dragonair officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon

Dragonair officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon

Customers and staff herald the launch of the airline’s rebranding, which will provide a more seamless travel experience for all Dragonair has officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon, bringing the award-winning airline closer to Cathay Pacific in a launch that will provide customers with a more seamless travel experience across the airlines’ respective regional and international networks. At an unveiling ceremony ... Read More »

Cathay Pacific pilot completes epic world tour in Hong Kong-made plane

Cathay Pacific pilot completes epic world tour in Hong Kong-made plane

Cathay Pacific pilot returns home with his dream accomplished after three-month 49,650km journey around-the-world in his home-built plane Cathay Pacific Airways pilot Hank Cheng was greeted by family, friends and fans at Hong Kong International Airport on 13 November 2016 as he successfully completed his epic 49,650km journey, which began on August 28 this year. Hank Cheng completed his whirlwind ... Read More »

Pakistan’s 10 best summer vacation spots

Pakistan top 10 places to visit

Forget about terrorism, load shedding, corruption, inflation and other problems. Trust me, Pakistan is beautiful. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, friendly people and out of the world hospitality. All we need is take a wider view, look around us. Pakistan is full of picturesque landscapes, is surrounded by lush green forests, pristine lakes and waterfalls, many soul-soothing ... Read More »

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