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  • Nigeria to buy 10 trainer aircraft from Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday signed an agreement for the sale of 10 Super Mushshak aircraft to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) announced here on Friday...

    “The contract signing ceremony was held at Abuja (Nigeria) where Air Vice Marshal Iya Ahmed Abdullahi and Air Marshal Arshad Malik, Chairman of the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), signed the contract,” PAF spokesman Air Commodore Syed Mohammad Ali...

  • Turkey to provide 34 T-37 aircraft to Pakistan free of cost

    ISLAMABAD/ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey signed a landmark defence cooperation agreement Wednesday under which Turkey will provide Pakistan with 34 ‘T-37 fighter cum training aircraft and its spare parts on a gratis basis...

    ’The agreement was signed after the conclusion of the 11th Meeting of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Military Dialogue Group (HLMDG) in Ankara...

  • Pakistan to get six medical aircraft from US

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan will receive six new medical evacuation aircraft from the United States, the US Department of Defence has announced...

    9 million, fixed-price contract to Cessna Aircraft Company on Thursday for making two Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX aircraft and four Cessna T-206H Stationair aircraft for Pakistan...

  • Pakistan may study other fighter aircraft options, US told

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has conveyed to the United States that it does not have the money to buy F-16 jets from its resources and has cautioned that if the stalemate over funding is not resolved it may consider buying some other fighter aircraft to meet its needs...

    Initially, the deal for the sale of eight F-16s to Pakistan was to be partially funded through the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) with the US providing $430 million, while...

  • Dedicated PIA aircraft to carry PM, camp office back to Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: A dedicated Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft has been deputed to transport Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his London camp office back to Pakistan, PIA spokesman Danyal Gilani said on Friday...

    "Now that the PM has recovered after his surgery and is allowed to travel, the whole camp office has to be shifted back to Pakistan...

  • Pakistan Army receives six Cessna aircraft from US

    The Pakistan Army on Friday received six new Cessna aircraft, two Cessna 208 Caravan and four Cessna T-206H from the United States, said a statement released by the US Office of Defense Representative...

    9 million, fixed-price contract to Cessna Aircraft Company for making two Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX aircraft and four Cessna T-206H Stationair aircraft for Pakistan...

  • A380 aircraft makes inaugural visit to Pakistan, courtesy of Emirates

    The special flight was welcomed with a customary water cannon salute at the airport, as its two captains — UAE national Capt Abbas Shaban and Pakistan-origin First Officer Qadir Moin — waved the flags of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates upon landing...

    Emirates currently has 104 wide-body double-deck airplanes A380s in service and 58 pending delivery, more than any airline globally, a press release by the airlines said, adding...

  • PIA gets first of five ATR72 aircraft

    KARACHI: The first of the five French built ATR72 aircraft, acquired by the Pakistan International Airlines, arrived at Karachi airport, said a statement on Sunday...

    The statement said that the national flag carrier had acquired the fuel-efficient aircraft, having a capacity of 66 passengers...

  • Senate forms committee to investigate Air Cdr Imran Akhtar in 'missing' PIA aircraft case

    A Senate Standing Committee on Thursday initiated an investigation into the role of retired Air Commodore Imran Akhtar and Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) former CEO, Bernd Hildenbrand, in the sale of an aircraft to a German museum in gross violation of procedures and laws...

    During the meeting, Senator Farhatullah Babar accused Imran of preparing the summary to sell the aircraft but then informing the committee that he was...

  • Senate panel to probe sale of PIA aircraft

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Spe­cial Committee on Pakistan Inte­rnational Airlines (PIA) formed on Thursday a three-member subcommittee to look into the controversial sale of the airline’s Airbus A-310 to a German firm in December last year in violation of the Public Procu­rement Regulatory Authority rules...

    Airline’s statement reveals aircraft was sent to Leipzig even before opening of tenders about itThe issue had been raised first in...

  • No problem with aircraft deal: Iran

    BEIRUT: Iran does not have a problem obtaining financing for its aircraft deals and the delivery of purchased aircraft is on track, its deputy transport minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan said on Saturday, according to state media...

    The state news item noted that an Iranian media outlet, which it did not name, had reported recently that Airbus had sold aircraft intended for delivery to Iran to other customers because Iran was having...

  • Police fail to check laser beams being flashed at aircraft

    RAWALPINDI: Repeated incidents of laser beams being flashed at passenger aircraft taking off from and landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) have caused concern among pilots and aviation authorities, while the police have not been able to control the problem...

    A senior pilot for Pakistan International Airlines said lasers can disturb pilots if pointed directly into their eyes during landing or takeoff, which are...

  • US hands over used combat aircraft, other weapons

    WASHINGTON: The United States has handed over 14 combat aircraft, 59 military trainer jets and 374 armoured personnel carriers to Pakistan from the weapons it is leaving behind in the region, reports the Congressional Research Service...

    The agency, which prepares internal reports for the US Congress, reported that the weapons supplied to Pakistan were earlier used by American forces in Afghanistan and Iraq...

  • ‘Amazingly intact’ WWII aircraft carrier found in Pacific

    LOS ANGELES: Experts have discovered a World War II US aircraft carrier that is “amazingly intact” despite languishing on the bottom of the Pacific for more than 60 years...

    There also appears to be a plane in the hangar bay of the vessel, the lead ship of its class of light aircraft carriers that were vital during the American naval offensive in the Pacific...

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