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  • UK air travel could slump if no early Brexit aviation deal: report

    Britain is due to leave the EU in March 2019, but with many air passengers booking months in advance, the government needs to secure a deal well before then to reduce uncertainty, the report said...

    The report echoes warnings from Michael O’Leary, CEO of Europe’s biggest airline Ryanair, who said earlier this month the threat of major disruption to air travel from Brexit was increasing...

  • Laptop ban, protectionism hang over booming air travel industry

    CANCUN: Air travel is heading for a bumper year, but global airline leaders meeting in Mexico are concerned about the impact of an escalating row over laptop bans and rising protectionism...

    Although the industry has overcome previous losses to notch up an eighth successive year of profit, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which groups 275 airlines and meets from June 4-6, is now facing new challenges...

  • Air China comes under fire for issuing 'racist' travel warnings

    LONDON: Air China's "Wings of China" magazine recently advised its readers travelling to London about taking certain precautions when entering areas inner-city areas mainly populated by Pakistanis, Indians and black people...

    "London is generally a safe place to travel, however precautions are needed when entering areas mainly populated by Indians, Pakistanis and black people," the magazine said, according to a photograph published by...

  • Deadly blizzards lash Europe, disrupt air travel

    PARIS: Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe on Thursday, forcing airports to cancel or delay flights around the continent, as a deep freeze gripped countries from the far north to the Mediterranean beaches in the south...

    The snowstorms, unusual for much of Europe at this time of year, left roads blocked, thousands of drivers stranded and schools shut, with weather agencies predicting the biting cold would continue in parts...
  • PIA plane crash survivor refuses to travel by air

    RAWALPINDI: Mohammad Zubair, one of the only two survivors of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash in Karachi earlier this year said he would not travel by air again...

    The other survivor, Zafar Masood, travelled from Karachi to Lahore on PIA flight PK-304 on Sunday...

  • Thousands rally in Lahore and Karachi to express solidarity with Palestinians

    Thousands of protesters rallied in Lahore and Karachi on Sunday to condemn US President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel's...

    In Karachi, the march was organised by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) to express solidarity with Palestinians against the United States' decision; while in Lahore the anti-American rally was organised by Defence of Pakistan Council (DPC) under the leadership of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) leader...

  • Civil society members express concern over 'shutdown' of exhibit on Rao Anwar at Karachi Biennale

    An installation titled 'Killing Fields of Karachi' by artist Adeela Suleman displayed at Karachi's iconic Frere Hall as part of the Karachi Biennale 2019 was "forcibly shut down" on Sunday, allegedly by law enforcement agencies...

    Naqeebullah Mehsud — an aspiring model and shopkeeper from South Waziristan — and others were killed in a fake police encounter, led by former SSP Malir Rao Anwar, in Karachi in 2018...

  • 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...

    Air force researcher Fu Qianshao told the newspaper he believed the missile was designed to hit distant high-value targets, such as early warning aircraft, normally outside actual combat zones...

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