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  • PIA plans direct flights to Bangkok from Karachi

    KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines will operate three weekly flights from the metropolis to Bangkok from Sept 16, PIA chairman Irfan Illahi said on Friday...

    The PIA chief said that passengers coming from other major cities would also be able to travel to Bangkok with convenient timings...

  • PIA’s three weekly Bangkok-Karachi flights

    KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines’ first flight to Bangkok left from Karachi on Saturday morning...

    The national flag carrier will use Airbus 320 for three weekly flights — Saturday, Monday and Thursday — from Jinnah International Airport Karachi to Bangkok...

  • PIA starts direct flights to Najaf

    KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is starting direct flights between Karachi and Najaf in Iraq, said PIA chief Nayyar Hayat on Thursday...

    Briefing reporters at the soft launch of the flight operation, he said the national flag carrier would be operating three flights a week and the first flight was scheduled for departure from the metropolis on Sept 14...

  • Legislators want direct PIA flights from Quetta to Gulf states

    QUETTA: The Balochistan Assembly adopted on Friday a resolution, asking the federal government to direct the management of PIA to begin direct flights from Quetta to Dubai and other Gulf states and Boeing flights from Quetta to Islamabad and Karachi...

    The resolution said that a large number of passengers wanted to travel directly from Quetta to Dubai and other Gulf countries...

  • US launches direct flights to Havana after 50 years

    MIAMI: The United States and Cuba expanded air links on Monday, kicking off direct flights to Havana for the first time in more than 50 years...

    The departure of an American Airlines flight from Miami at 7:30am came just days after the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro at age 90, as throngs of Cubans flock to Havana’s Revolution Square to pay last respects to the divisive Cold War titan...

  • PIA to resume direct flights to US, says spokesperson

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) got a green signal from authorities in United States to resume direct flights to the country from May this year, the national flag carrier's spokesperson said on Wednesday...

    He added that initially, three flights a week will take off for New York, but the number will be increased with time...

  • US team visits Islamabad International Airport to give clearance to PIA direct flights

    RAWALPINDI: A United States (US) Transport Security Administration (TSA) team on Monday visited Islamabad International Airport (IIA) to conduct final inspection and give clearance to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to start direct flights to the US...

    According to sources, the team will also visit Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore...

  • In a first, PIA to operate direct flights to US

    The United States Department of Transportation has granted permission to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to conduct direct flights to the US, the airline's spokesman Abdullah Hafeez confirmed on Thursday...

    This is the first time Pakistan's national flag carrier will be operating direct flights to the US...

  • Bangkok bomb suspect ‘confesses’ to possessing explosives

    BANGKOK: One of the two men arrested over last month’s deadly Bangkok bombing has admitted to a charge of possessing explosives, police said on Monday, in the first confession over the unprecedented attack on Thailand...

    A second man identified as Adem Karadag has already been charged over the crime after he was caught in a flat in a Bangkok suburb with bomb-making paraphernalia and dozens of fake Turkish passports...

  • Bangkok bomb plotter "flew to China", Malaysia lead goes nowhere

    BANGKOK: The suspected mastermind of last month's deadly bomb attack in Thailand left for China from Bangladesh 12 days ago, and efforts in Malaysia to track the man suspected of planting the explosives have been unsuccessful, Thai police said on Friday...

    No group has claimed responsibility for the August 17 attack at a Hindu shrine in Bangkok, which killed 20 people, including 14 foreign tourists, among them seven from Hong Kong and...

  • Sea View: Don't take away my Venice, my Bangkok

    In this backdrop (which is not merely a romanticised visual from the past but an eyewitness account of a dawn from the last winter), the stinking black water and the trashy shore are still a good enough break for many from their daily chores; a breath of relief, and a novel offer of open space to residents of the jungle of filth that this metropolitan has become...

    Turning back, and reaching the same crowded part of the beach, I see...

  • Bangkok bans its street food

    BANGKOK: Authorities in Thailand’s capital are banishing its world-famous street-food vendors as part of a clean-up drive by the military government, outraging foodies and threatening the livelihoods of the road-side cooks...

    Thailand’s street-food hawkers whip up tasty delights, from noodles and fried rice to oyster omelettes, in the blink of an eye, often with little more than a gas-cannister kitchen on a cart...

  • Police unsure they caught main suspect behind Bangkok bombing

    BANGKOK: Thai police on Friday said neither of the two men detained over the deadly Bangkok attack last month were believed to be the main bombing suspect — seen on CCTV wearing a yellow T-shirt and placing a rucksack under a bench at Erawan shrine moments before the blast...

    “Evidence has showed that Yusufu was probably not the yellow-shirt” suspect, national police spokesman Prawut Thavornsiri told reporters at a press conference in...

  • Thai military court indicts Bangkok blast accused

    BANGKOK: A Thai military court Tuesday indicted two foreign men for the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, an unprecedented attack that sent shockwaves through the junta-ruled nation...

    The pair appeared before Bangkok's military court Tuesday morning to hear the charges against them...

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