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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 »

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 »

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