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Hello Kitty themed train unveiled in Taiwan

Hello Kitty themed train unveiled in Taiwan

Regular trips will start running on April 21 from Fridays to Sundays: TRA officials TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Taiwan unveiled its Hello Kitty-themed Taroko Express train, which set off from the Shulin train station. This train will travel to Taitung on the east coast route. The train with eight carriages that carries the themes of the iconic fictional character drew a ... Read More »

Turkish Airlines passengers number exceeds to 9 million

Turkish Airlines

According to a statement by Turkish Airlines, its passenger number increased by 11.2 percent and reached 9.2 million passengers in January and February. According to traffic data of the company for January and February, the increase in passenger number was 12.6 per cent for domestic flights and 10.2 per cent for international flights. Seat occupancy rate was 73.3 per cent, ... Read More »

Cathay Pacific 2015 profit soars 90% on low oil prices

Cathay Dragon

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific said Wednesday that net profit for 2015 rose 90 percent, beating expectations, with the firm attributing the surge to huge savings on fuel as oil prices tumbled. Cathay Pacific Airways has posted a net profit of HK$6 billion ($774 million) for 2015, up 90.5% compared to a net profit of HK$3.15 billion for 2014. Cathay’s overall ... Read More »

PM inaugurates Green Line Bus service in Karachi

PM inaugurates Green Line bus service in Karachi

“Karachi’s Green Line bus project will be more beautiful than the Lahore metro,” PM Nawaz Sharif announces KARACHI – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Green Line Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT) at Karachi’s Anu Bhai Park on Friday. The project starts from Karachi’s Surjani Town area all the way till Guru Mandir and will benefit nearly 300,000 passengers per day. The ... Read More »

Cathay Pacific rebrands Dragonair as Cathay Dragon

Cathay Dragon

The Cathay Pacific Group has announced plans to rebrand regional carrier Dragonair as Cathay Dragon, aimed at helping the group capture more traffic growth from the mainland China market. The group has termed it “a new era of growth and opportunity for its two airlines”. Cathay Pacific’s wholly owned sister airline Dragonair is to be rebranded as Cathay Dragon, it ... Read More »

PIA suspends all domestic, international flights as strike continues

PIA suspends all domestic, international flights as strike continues

Two dead, several injured in clashes at Karachi airport as PIA strike enters second day KARACHI – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its all domestic and international flights on Wednesday, airport officials said, as the strike resulting from employees’ protest against the national carrier’s proposed privatization entered its second day. PIA employees resumed their protest, which came as the federal ... 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 »

Pakistan to build Peshawar-Kabul Motorway

motorway

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – National Highway Authority (NHA) would build four-lane Peshawar-Kabul Motorway land acquisition process will be initiated after the finalization of alignment. The four-lane road via Jalalabad and Torkham covers 265 kilometers and the land acquisition process will be initiated after the finalization of the alignment. According to report, the motorway project will not only improve connectivity between the ... Read More »

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