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    Gulf Air Flight Schedule Karachi To America

  • Oman Air disables in-flight maps naming Gulf ‘Persian’

    MUSCAT: Oman Air has switched off an in-flight map system that labelled the waterway between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran, the subject of a bitter naming dispute, as the “Persian Gulf”...

    The decision followed a storm of criticism on social media after a passenger posted a video showing the map in Arabic referring to the Persian, rather than Arabian Gulf...

  • America first or America alone?

    His unilateral decision will hurt the world but more importantly and more dangerously, it will isolate America, weaken its economy, and shift greater responsibility for action to other countries of the world, even if the US is historically the world’s largest emitter...

    Many American states emulate California’s Clean Air Act and its thrust for wind and solar energy...

  • Tillerson seeks to show ‘America First’ isn’t America alone

    As President Donald Trump declared that “America First does not mean America alone” at a global economic forum in Switzerland, his top diplomat was on a European trip of his own, trying to convince skeptical allies that the oft-repeated phrase is more than just lip service...

    Yet a year into Trump’s presidency, his administration has demonstrated that “America First” may, indeed, mean “America alone”, though it remains unclear if that...

  • How America's Gulf allies reacted to Soleimani's killing in US airstrike

    US allies in the Persian Gulf have loudly pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now being put to the test by the unexpected US strike that killed Iran's most powerful military commander last week, thrusting the region closer to full-blown conflict...

    Even as Gulf Arab states like Israel lobbied hard for tough US sanctions and maximum pressure on Iran, Saudi...

  • Smog forces PIA to revise flight schedule

    Flights PK 582, PK 583 Karachi-Rahim Yar Khan-Karachi, PK 390, PK 391 Karachi-Sukkur-Karachi, PK 588, PK 589 for the sectors Karachi-Bahawalpur- Islamabad-Bahawalpur-Karachi and PK 594, PK 595 for the sector Lahore-Sukkur- Lahore have been cancelled...

    PK 340 and PK 341 for the sector Karachi-Faisalabad-Karachi will operate as Karachi- Lahore-Karachi...

  • PM engages PIA aircraft for Bosnia visit; flight schedule to be affected

    Since the PIA aircraft, which carries around 400 passengers, will remain under the use of the prime minister for three days, it will not only affect the airline’s flight schedule but also cause millions of rupees of losses to the national exchequer...

    He said that one of the grounded aircraft had been refurbished and it made its first flight on Sunday from Islamabad to Multan and back...

  • Capital flight to Gulf states worries govt

    ISLAMABAD: In order to check flight of capital, the country’s tax machinery is planning to reach out to authorities in the Gulf states to seek details of real estate investments by around 660 Pakistanis...

    “Real estate in the Gulf has emerged as one of the strongest areas for capital flight from Pakistan,” a tax official told Dawn on Tuesday...

  • US Air Force Chief of Staff calls for Gulf Arab unity to counter Iran

    United States Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein on Saturday pressed Gulf Arab states to reconcile differences and unify military capabilities as tensions with Iran simmer...

    Washington sees an ongoing dispute that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-Gulf state Egypt have with Qatar as a threat to efforts to contain Iran and has pushed for a united front...

  • Shaheen Air flight lands safely after engine catches fire

    ISLAMABAD: A Karachi-bound flight of Shaheen Air made an emergency landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad on Tuesday after one of its engines caught fire soon after the take off...

    Giving the details of the incident, a spokesman of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) told APP that a scheduled flight NL-122 of Shaheen Air took off at 1031 hours (local time) for Karachi from Islamabad Airport...

  • Afghanistan-India Air Corridor opens with first cargo flight

    An aircraft packed with 60 tons of Afghan plants with medicinal uses marked the opening of the first air cargo corridor between Afghanistan and India on Monday...

    “Our aim is to change Afghanistan to an exporter country,” Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said at a ceremony marking the inaugural flight...

  • Fake bomb prompts emergency landing of Air France flight

    NAIROBI: A fake explosive rigged with cardboard, sheets of paper and a household timer forced an Air France flight into an emergency landing in Kenya on Sunday, sending hundreds of passengers down emergency slides in what the airline's CEO said was the fourth bomb hoax against the airline in recent weeks...

    The homemade apparatus was discovered around midnight hidden in a lavatory cabinet behind a mirror where it was apparently placed...

  • 10 injured as Shaheen Air flight crash lands

    LAHORE: At least 10 passengers were injured as the tyre of a domestic Shaheen Air International flight burst during an emergency landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday...

    The Karachi-Lahore flight NL-142 was carrying more than a hundred passengers, airport sources say...

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