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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 »

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 »

Careem admits to data breach, affecting 14 million users

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Ride-sharing platform Careem says hit by cyber attack with data of up to 14 million users stolen Careem, Middle East’s popular ride-hailing app, was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users, the company confirmed in a blog post. The company learned of the breach, in which access was gained to a computer system that ... 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 »

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 »

Polish climbers set to attempt record winter K2 ascent

Polish climbers set to attempt record winter K2 ascent

No one’s ever done it. Polish climbers will try to conquer K2 in wintertime Polish group of leading climbers eyes to scale world´s second highest peak K2 in the winter season. Due to high rate of winds, steep and icy slopes and high fatality rates for backpacker, it is considered to be one of the most deadly mountains on Earth ... Read More »

2017 was safest year in history for passengers around the world

2017 was safest year in history for passengers around the world

No jets crashed in passenger service, where more people flew to more places than ever Despite the highest volume of passenger flew to more places than ever, 2017 was the safest year on record for airline passengers. In year 2017, there were no passenger plane accidents as evidenced by figures from two separate consultant agencies, The Aviation Safety Network and Dutch-based ... Read More »

PTDC to set up Wildlife Park near Kular village

PTDC owns lands in several areas across the country, which can be set up for tourist facilities through joint ventures. Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) aims to develop setup a Wildlife Park and resort with modern facilities near Kular village on the motorway. Abdul Ghafoor, Managing Director PTDC said that the publicity of beautiful sites in Pakistan through media and other ... Read More »

PM Abbasi welcomes Volkswagen’s entry into Pakistan

PM Abbasi welcomes Volkswagen's entry into Pakistan

PM hoped Volkswagen will provide good quality vehicles to the Pakistani customers Pakistan is having great opportunities to the international automobile companies to fill in the existing demand-supply gap through local production. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has welcomed the newly entered company “Volkswagen” in the country and ensured that full support and facilities will be given to the auto ... Read More »

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