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  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after nearly five months

    Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, the Civil Aviation Authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with India earlier this year...

    "With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) routes," according to a notice to airmen (NOTAMS) published on the authority's website...

  • Aviation experts show keen interest in Pakistan-built Super Mushshak at African defence expo

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) showcased its spectacular aviation manufacturing, overhauling and repair capabilities at the African Aerospace and Defence Exhibition, AAD 2016, held at Waterkloof Air Force Base at Pretoria South Africa from September 14...

    During the air show, PAC displayed static and aerial display of Super Mushshak aircraft, which attracted major international players of aviation industry, as well as...

  • ATR team to come to Pakistan, help investigate PK-661 crash: aviation sources

    A team from France-based ATR will help probe the PK-661's Haveliyan crash of Dec 7 with a group of experts affiliated with the aircraft manufacturer expected to arrive in Pakistan in the next 24 hours, aviation sources told DawnNews...

    The plane's black box and audio recorder will be sent to France on Monday or Tuesday, sources told DawnNews, adding that data retrieved from the black box and recording device in France will be handed...

  • Aviation body rejects India's complaint against Pakistan for denying Modi use of airspace: report

    The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has rejected India's complaint against Pakistan's refusal to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use its airspace, First Post reported on Tuesday...

    Indian government had sought Pakistan's permission to use the country's airspace on October 28 for the Indian premier, who is visiting Saudi Arabia to participate in an international business conference...

  • Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescue 2 foreign mountain climbers from Broad Peak, Baltoro Glacier

    Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescued two foreign mountain climbers from Broad Peak, Baltoro Glacier, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday...

    Last week, the French military conferred medals on the Pakistan Army Aviation pilots who rescued a French mountaineer from the Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest peak, in a daring late-night rescue mission in 2018...

  • Modi visits French aviation hub

    Accompanied by Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders and the boss of its civil aviation subsidiary Fabrice Bregier, Modi posed in front of the cutting-edge H225M helicopter, which can transport special forces or carry out rescue missions...

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

    LONDON: Britain’s airports could see passenger numbers plunge by as much as 40 per cent unless the government strikes an interim aviation deal with the European Union by October 2018, according to an industry report seen by Reuters on Tuesday...

    The study, commissioned by leading British airports including London’s Heathrow and Gatwick, said flights could be grounded and Britain’s economy would be hit without a guarantee of future...

  • PAC grills aviation official over grounded planes

    ISLAMABAD: The Pub­lic Accounts Committee (PAC) was surprised to note on Tuesday that the national flag carrier is obtaining new planes while five of its aircraft were recently grounded...

    PAC chairman Syed Khursheed Shah asked how the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was leasing aircraft while its existing planes were grounded...

  • ‘Gulf-specific’ aviation policy questioned

    “Why the aviation authorities are finalising deals on their own without debating the issue in the parliament,” he questioned and further argued that Pakistan was offering a number of airports to the Gulf airlines to operate while every Gulf country has only one airport...

    Another official said: “The new aviation policy (which is yet to be approved) should recommend a review of service agreements with foreign airlines, especially those...

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