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Pilot-less flying taxi coming to Dubai this summer

Pilot-less flying taxis coming to Dubai this summer

EHang 184, autonomous aerial vehicle can transport one passenger weighing up to 100 kilograms along with a small suitcase DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – The road and transport authority of Dubai plans to launch pilot-less flying taxi service this summer. EHang 184, an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) designed by a Chinese company. EHang 184 autonomous aerial vehicle is displayed at ... 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 »

PIA temporarily grounds all ATR planes as CAA orders shakedown tests

PIA flight PK-661 crashes enroute to Islamabad

Civil Aviation Authority directed to ground PIA’s all 10 ATR aircrafts until shakedown tests Pakistan International Airlines has announced it has temporarily suspended its ATR operation after a crash last week killed 47 people and a second aircraft reported technical issues shortly before take off overnight. All 10 ATR planes in PIA’s fleet have been grounded after a decision by the ... Read More »

Pakistan’s new private airline Serene Air begins its operations

Senere Air Aircaft getting a water salute at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi

Serene Air will be the fourth airline to offer domestic flights in Pakistan KARACHI – Serene Air received its license to establish a private airline in Pakistan, has added the first aircraft in its opening fleet. Serene Air will soon launch its domestic operation probably in December in Pakistan and expected to get two more Boeing 747-800 NG aircraft in ... Read More »

Hyperloop train to connect Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes

Futuristic Hyperloop train can travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi at 500mph

A trip that takes over 2 hours on the bus and an hour on high-speed rail will now take only 12 minutes thanks to Hyperloop Hyperloop One, a United States Company, has agreed a deal with United Arab Emirates to evaluate building a new 500mph train to Abu Dhabi, which would travel 150km in just 12 minutes. The journey of 159.4 ... Read More »

BMW rolls out Pakistan’s first public charging stations for hybrid, electric vehicles

BMW rolls out Pakistan's first public charging stations for hybrid, electric vehicles

Dewan Motors investment in this technology is a significant step in supporting the BMW Group’s vision to offer electro-mobility internationally LAHORE – Dewan Motors, the BMW importers in Pakistan, have inaugurated first public charging station for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles at the Emporium Mall in Lahore. Foreseeing the growth potential of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles in the ... Read More »

Pakistani pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777

Pakistani pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777

PIA pilots – Maryam Masood and Erum Masood – make history by becoming first pair of sisters to fly Boeing-777s concurrently KARACHI – Two Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilots made history by becoming the first pair of sisters in Pakistan to fly Boeing-777 airplanes at the same time. Maryam Masood and Erum Masood made history by flying the coveted large ... Read More »

Turkey opens world’s widest suspension bridge linking Asia to Europe

Red and white balloons are released during the opening ceremony of newly built Yavuz Sultan Selim bridge, the third bridge over the Bosphorus linking the city’s European and Asian sides in Istanbul, Turkey on August 26, 2016. Photo: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Turkey opened one of the world’s biggest suspension bridges in Istanbul spanning the strait between Asia and Europe. The government says it is the widest of its kind in the world ISTANBUL – Turkey unveiled the third biggest suspension bridge connecting the Asian and European sides of its largest city, Istanbul. The opening ceremony attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... Read More »

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