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  • Air China to resume flights to North Korea ahead of possible Trump-Kim meeting

    State-owned Air China will resume flights to North Korea's capital on Wednesday, an airline employee said, amid preparations for a possible meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

    Air China's decision in November to suspend flights to Pyongyang, blaming lack of demand, deepened the North's isolation as United Nations sanctions aimed at ending its nuclear and missile programs were...

  • Unmanned flights dominate air strikes in Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR: Drones fired more weapons than conventional warplanes for the first time in Afghanistan last year and the ratio is rising, previously unreported US Air Force data show, underlining how reliant the military has become on unmanned aircraft...

    The trend may give clues to the US military’s strategy as it considers withdrawing more troops from the country, while at the same time shoring up local forces who have struggled to stem...

  • Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after ‘bomb scare’

    LOS ANGELES: Two Paris-bound Air France flights from the United States were diverted on Tuesday and landed safely after the airline received anonymous bomb threats, the carrier said...

    Flight 65 from Los Angeles and Flight 55 from Washington were “subject to anonymous threats received after their respective takeoff”, the airline said in a statement...

  • Islamabad flights suspended for air show rehearsal

    RAWALPINDI: The airfield of Benazir Bhutto International Airport remained closed to the commercial flights on Monday morning, allowing Pakistan Air Force fighter planes to rehearse for September 7 air show, the airport authorities said...

    According to the authorities, the airfield will remain closed from 10:30am to 1pm in the morning and from 3:15pm to 4:45pm from August 31 to September 6...

  • CAA stops two Shaheen Air flights over dues dispute

    5 billion arrears between the Civil Aviation Authority and the Shaheen Air International went a step further as the CAA stopped two SAI flights on Thursday...

    The flights stopped at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore were NL 768 Lahore-Muscat and NL 892 Lahore-Canton...

  • China may be developing new long-range air-to-air missile

    China may be testing a new, long-range air-to-air missile that could take out early warning aircraft and aerial refuelling aircraft, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, after pictures of the new missile surfaced online...

    The official China Daily said the People's Liberation Army had recently posted pictures online of a J-11B fighter carrying a large, unidentified missile during drills last year...

  • Pakistan halts flights to and from China as death toll from coronavirus rises

    Pakistan on Friday halted flights to and from China with immediate effect, a civil aviation official said, as the death toll from a virus outbreak spreading in China mounted and the World Health Organisation called it a global health emergency...

    "We are suspending flights to China until February 2," additional secretary of aviation Abdul Sattar Khokhar told Reuters by phone, adding the situation would be reviewed after that date... ...

  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan: my role model, father of Pakistan Air Force, and the protégé of Jinnah

    I have many reasons to write in memory of the venerated Air Marshal Asghar Khan — a protégé of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, he was my role model from the age of 19 when I joined the Royal Pakistan Air Force (RPAF) in 1952...

    I was 11 at the time and sat just five feet from the Father of the Nation; I recall his words: “Some of you students will become defenders of the nation by joining the military...

  • Taiwan blocks China flights after route row

    Taiwan has blocked nearly 200 flights by Chinese airlines over the strait that separates the two rivals due to the carriers' use of controversial new travel routes introduced by China...

    Taipei has repeatedly called for four new flight paths to be cancelled since China launched them earlier in January, but their complaints have fallen on deaf ears on the mainland...

  • PIA to lease four planes for new China, Saudi flights

    RAWALPINDI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will lease four aircrafts this year for its new flights to China and Saudi Arabia...

    When contacted a PIA spokesperson said the acquisition is in process in accordance with Public Procurement Regulatory Authority rules and that the new planes will start arriving from July-August...

  • NHS ministry rescinds statement announcing ban on flights to China

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) announced an immediate ban on flights between China and Pakistan Wednesday afternoon, sparking concern among travellers, before rescinding the statement an hour later...

    A number of people who were planning to travel to China or were expecting loved ones to return from there in the coming days were initially left asking how they would travel between the two countries...

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