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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 »

Harry Potter theme park to open in Hollywood on April 7

Harry Potter theme park to open in Hollywood on April 7

Los Angeles – The newest Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7, 2016. Harry Potter fans all over the world will now able to live the magic at a new theme park in Hollywood. The first Wizarding World of Harry Potter Park opened at Universal’s theme park in Orlando, Florida, in 2010. A ... Read More »

Verdenskortet in Denmark is a Walkable Map of the World

Verdenskortet in Denmark is a Walkable Map of the World

A walkable map of the world made from soil and stone by one man  Roaming around the world on foot may require commitment of good number of years of one’s life, along with large sum of money, logistics planning, and strong determination. But for all those who are interested in the travel but not the long haul, there’s a place ... Read More »

Heavy snowfall covers Midwestern US, flights cancelled

Snowfall covers Midwestern US

A heavy fall snowstorm hit the Midwestern United States on Saturday, blanketing states from South Dakota to Wisconsin with as much as 16 inches (40 cm) of snow, slowing air travel and delaying some events for U.S. presidential candidates. The number of canceled flights at Chicago’s two airports has dropped as a slow-moving storm system that dumped snow has moved ... Read More »

Emirates unveils new Airbus A380 with a record 615 seats

Emirates' new airline is spacious and comfortable, offering one of the industry's widest in-flight entertainment screens

Economy class is getting even bigger after Emirates reconfigured its new Airbus A380-800 planes to hold the most seats ever for an airliner. The airline’s first two-class Airbus A380, launched this week at the Dubai Airshow, has gained 130 more economy seats than its sister three-class plane, by cutting out first class and reducing the number of business class flatbed ... Read More »

Cathay Pacific unveils new look

CP New Look

A new livery unveiled by Cathay Pacific will be progressively introduced onto all aircraft in its fleet as part of an overall revamp of the airline. The livery was showcased yesterday on one of the airline’s Boeing 777-300ERs at Hong Kong international airport. You might not notice the change instantly, because it’s a subtle change in the exterior designs, paint colors and ... Read More »

Dragonair wins World’s Best Regional Airline award fourth time

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HONG KONG – Dragonair is delighted to have been named “World’s Best Regional Airline” in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™ – the fourth time the carrier has received the honour. No other airline has achieved this feat since this category was added to the awards in 2010. In a double accolade for Dragonair, the carrier was also named “Best ... Read More »

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