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

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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

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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 »

Last PIA flight reaches Lahore from New York as PIA shuts down US flights after 56 years

PIA suspends all domestic, international flights as strike continues

PIA flight operations to the US discontinued due the Rs1.25 billion losses annually A glorious chapter in the history of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) closed as the last flight of the national airliner departed for Lahore from the United States. The last flight PIA flight PK-712 left with 300 passengers from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, PIA landed back ending ... Read More »

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

Provincial Govt seeks comfortable transportation to the residents of Peshawar through BRT Project Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak performed groundbreaking of Bus Rapid Transit System at provincial capital Peshawar. The twenty six km long Rapid Bus Transit System will begin from Chamkani and terminate at Hayatabad and the project is supposed to provide world class transport facility to 400,000 passengers daily basis. ... Read More »

Hybrid electric planes could be up in the air by 2022

Hybrid electric planes could be up in the air by 2022

Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric planes announced to start its flight starting in 2022 A hybrid-electric startup Zunum Aero, backed by the venture capital arms of Boeing Co and JetBlue Airways Corp has released the design specifications for its debut 12-seat production aircraft. The company has announced its first major plane since emerging from stealth mode back in April with big plans to ... Read More »

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

Child dressed in a pilot suit specially-made for him surprises everyone on Etihad flight A 6-year-old child’s dream came true as he got to be a pilot for a day on a flight heading from Morocco to Abu Dhabi. The kid earned this honour after a video of him explaining an aircraft’s operating systems to Etihad Airways pilots went viral. Etihad Airways ... Read More »

PIA to halt flights to US from October 31

PIA all set to induct Boeing 777 Aircraft to its fleet

PIA to cut jobs and discontinue flights to the United States due to financial losses Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to discontinue its flights to United State, airline is no longer booking US flights through its reservation system after October 31. According to the media news, PIA had been incurring losses of up to Rs 1.25 billion annually due to its ... Read More »

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