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  • Saudi Airlines to operate first Baghdad flight in 27 years

    State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines will launch its first flight to Baghdad in 27 years on Monday, state media said, amid a thaw in ties between the Arab neighbours...

    "Saudi Arabian Airlines will inaugurate regular flights between the kingdom and Iraq after an interruption of 27 years," the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday...

  • UAE airlines to operate from 4 more airports

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has allowed five airlines of the United Arab Emirates to carry out unlimited operations at another four airports in Pakistan...

    The CAA said in a statement on Friday that the new airports opened for the UAE airlines were Quetta, Panjgur, Turbat and Gwadar...

  • Malaysia Airlines 'technically bankrupt'

    The newly appointed chief executive of loss-making Malaysia Airlines said on Monday the carrier is "technically bankrupt", underlining the case for a restructuring to cut a third of jobs, scrap some international routes and review its long-haul fleet...

    The carrier on Monday said its new legal entity is Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), replacing the previous Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS), with Mueller promising to unveil a full...

  • Turkish Airlines flight diverts to Canada after bomb threat

    HALIFAX: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police says it is investigating a bomb threat that caused a Turkish Airlines flight from New York City to Turkey to divert and land in Canada...

    It added that police will be "searching the Turkish Airlines plane using police dogs trained in explosives"...

  • Landing rights given to 108 foreign airlines in 2015

    ISLAMABAD: The Special Parliamentary Committee on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) saw heated debate on Monday over the question of landing rights, with opposition lawmakers questioning the wisdom of extending this facility on a reciprocal basis when PIA did not have the capacity to fully benefit from the arrangement...

    The committee was informed by a PIA representative that the government had given landing rights to 108 foreign...

  • Indian airlines blocks woman in short dress from flight

    MUMBAI: A female passenger was prevented from boarding a domestic flight in India because she was showing too much leg, the budget carrier IndiGo and newspaper reports said on Thursday...

    The woman travelling from the western city of Mumbai to India’s capital New Delhi was not allowed to board on Monday’s flight because her dress was too short, the Indian Express reported
  • American Airlines pilot dies during flight

    NEW YORK: An American Airlines pilot became ill and died during a flight from Phoenix to Boston on Monday but the co-pilot was able to safely land the plane, the US carrier said...

    We are incredibly saddened by this event, and we are focused on caring for our pilot’s family and colleagues,” American Airlines said in a statement...

  • Ukraine bans Russia's airlines from crossing its airspace

    KIEV: Ukraine on Wednesday banned all Russian airlines from crossing its airspace in the latest escalation between the two neighbours 19 months into the separatist war in the east of the former Soviet state...

    Kiev on October 25 barred most Russian airlines from flying into Ukraine — a decision that drew immediate reciprocal measures by Moscow...

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