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  • Qatar Airway, Turkish Airlines among airlines suspending flights to Iraqi Kurdistan

    All foreign flights to and from the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Arbil will be suspended from Friday evening on Baghdad's orders, its airport director said, following a controversial independence referendum...

    “All international flights without exception to and from Arbil will stop from 6:00 pm on Friday following a decision by the Iraqi cabinet and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi,” Talar Faiq Salih told AFP on Thursday...

  • PIA offers to fly Turkish Airlines passengers after Istanbul airport attack

    KARACHI: As Turkey reels from a major terror attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Wednesday, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has offered to fly passengers of Turkish Airlines who have been affected due to flight diversions...

    PIA, which has signed a code share agreement with Turkey's national flag carrier, "has offered full support" in transporting passengers stranded due to flight diversions in the aftermath of the...

  • Airlines told to carry additional fuel amid shortage in Lahore, Islamabad

    RAWALPINDI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has asked airlines to fly in with additional fuel in view of shortages at two airports – Lahore and Islamabad...

    Shell has also issued an advisory which reads: “Shell Oil Company may not be able to fulfil the requirements of refuelling of aircrafts landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport from Dec 12 to Dec 18, 2017...

  • President Alvi attends inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport

    President Arif Alvi attended the inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport on Monday while on a three-day visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    President Erdogan, while opening the airport ? which his government says will eventually become the largest in the world ? with great fanfare, said it would be "the pride of our country and an example to the world...

  • Indonesia's Garuda airlines to start operations from Pakistan soon

    KARACHI: The Garuda Airlines of Indonesia will soon start operating from Pakistan as negotiations are in final stages, stated the Indonesian Consul-General Hadi Santoso at the formal inauguration of Pakistan-Indonesia Business Forum (PIBF) here on Friday...

    The PIBF president said that Indonesia is the world’s largest Muslim country in terms of its population, whereas Pakistan is the world’s second largest Muslim country...

  • Senate body asks CAA to redesign third runway of new Islamabad airport

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Wednesday directed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to revisit the design of third runway at the new Islamabad airport so that at the interests of the local settlements could be safeguarded...

    The chairman of the Senate committee, Senator Talha Mahmood said the residents of Meelu village, located adjacent to the airport, feared that they would be uprooted if the...

  • NAB team set to ‘receive’ Nawaz Sharif at Islamabad airport today

    LAHORE/RAWALPINDI: Disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be “received” by a team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) when he lands at Islamabad airport on Thursday morning...

    A NAB official says the action is aimed at implementing the Islamabad accountability court’s orders, which issued bailable arrest warrants for the former premier after he failed to appear before it on Oct 26 in references related to graft and...

  • PAC questions CAA over grounded PIA planes, irregularities in Islamabad airport

    The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday grilled Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officials on irregularities in the construction of the new Islamabad International Airport and five grounded aircraft belonging to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)...

    Audit officials later informed the committee that a contract worth Rs660m for a dam near the new Islamabad airport was given to an unqualified contractor who submitted faked...

  • NAB directed to probe financial irregularities in construction of Islamabad airport baggage terminal

    The Senate's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe allegations of financial misconduct surrounding the construction of the baggage terminal at Islamabad's new Airport...

    The meeting, led by PAC Chairman Khursheed Shah, was briefed that misappropriations had been made in the construction of the baggage terminal at the new Islamabad airport...

  • Heroin seized from Jeddah-bound passenger at Islamabad airport

    The Airport Security Force (ASF) on Thursday night seized at least a kilogramme of heroin from a passenger at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, said officials...

    Officials said that the passenger, Zabat ur Rehman, was due to travel on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) Jeddah-bound flight 741 when the drugs that were hidden in his clothes were discovered, officials said...

  • Flights resume at Islamabad airport as internet services restored

    Flight operations at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport were restored on Sunday following a temporary suspension earlier due to fault in a submarine internet cable, which has since been repaired, DawnNews reported...

    The disruption prevented airport officials confirming flight schedules and ticket bookings, as a result of which at least eight flights domestic and international flights were cancelled earlier today,...

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