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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 »

Power outage brings world’s busiest airport to standstill

Atlanta airport power restored, but many still stranded at world’s busiest airport A sudden power outage brought Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, world’s busiest airport to a standstill on Sunday. The power outage brought grounded more than 1,000 flights in the United States just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta lost power shortly after ... Read More »

Chinese company to construct Pakistan’s largest Airport in Lahore

Chinese company to construct Pakistan’s Largest Airport in Lahore

Pakistani government has awarded contract worth nearly $382 to Chinese Construction Third Engineering Bureau China-Pakistan friendship and development projects are at its peak in current times. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has paved way for development and investment opportunity in Pakistan. A Chinese construction company has won the contract engineer, procure, and reconstruct Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. Federal government has ... Read More »

Japan provides security equipment to three airports of Pakistan

Japan provides airport security equipment to Pakistan

The new airport security equipment by Japan meets the latest international security standards set by the United States, the European Union, and International Civil Aviation Organisation Japan has provided airport security equipment worth 1.94 billion Japanese Yens ($20 million) for three major international airports in Pakistan. The Airport Security Equipment will be installed at three major international airports including Jinnah ... Read More »

At least 41 dead, 200 injured in Istanbul airport blasts

More than 30 dead, dozens injured in Istanbul airport blast

Death toll in suicide bombings at Istanbul airport may rise as many are critically injured ISTANBUL (Turkey) — At least 41 people were killed and 239 injured on Tuesday in a triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s main Atatürk airport, Turkish officials have confirmed. Police fired shots to try to stop two of the attackers just before they reached ... Read More »

Korean Air catches fire at Tokyo Airport, passengers evacuated

Korean Air catches fire at Tokyo Airport, passengers evacuated

Korean Air evacuated passengers and crew from an aircraft preparing to take off from Japan’s Haneda Airport in Tokyo after smoke came from its left engine. There were 302 passengers and 17 crew members on board. All passengers and crew members disembarked and there were 18 people with injuries, a spokesman for Japan’s transport ministry told. The extent of the injuries isn’t ... Read More »

Dubai announces 35 dirham airport fee on passengers

Collected fees will be transferred to Dubai Airports and subsequently to the Dubai Government public treasury: Officials DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – Passengers departing from Dubai will pay a 35-dirham ($9.50) service fee for flights leaving after June 30 that have been booked since March 1, according to a statement from Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. As per the ... Read More »

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 »

PM inaugurates western route of CPEC in Zhob

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif unveils the inaugural plaque for the up-gradation of Zhob-Mughal Kot road (N-50) at Zhob, Balochistan, on 30 Dec. 2015

“With the establishment of an airport and a seaport, Balochistan will not only connect with the rest of Pakistan but will also connect with the whole world.” ZHOB (Pakistan) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated the 2,400 km long western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at Zhob, Balochistan, on Wednesday. Development projects in Balochistan is the top most ... Read More »

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