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  • Pakistan, China air forces kick off Shaheen-V joint training exercise

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China began their fifth joint air exercise, Shaheen-V, at an operational base in Pakistan, a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman told DawnNews on Thursday...

    "A contingent of People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) comprising combat pilots, air defence controllers and technical ground crew besides a PAF contingent are participating in the exercises," said the PAF spokesman...

  • PNSC plans to expand ferry service from Karachi to Doha, Dubai and Muscat

    The Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) is expanding its planned ferry service from Karachi to new destinations, including nearby coastal cities Doha, Dubai, and Muscat, according to documents obtained by DawnNews on Monday...

    "The initiative would promote ferry service in Pakistan and encourage both public and private sector entrepreneurs to enter into this trade," the letter said...

  • Four-nation group on Afghanistan to meet in Muscat today

    WASHINGTON/ ISLAMABAD: Representa­tives from Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and the US will meet in Muscat on Monday (today) for the first time in over a year to restart the stalled process aimed at bringing peace to Afghanistan...

    In interviews to various media outlets in Washington, the foreign minister had indicated that all four nations would participate in the planned Muscat meeting and that Pakistan would play a leading role in...

  • Muscat moot breaks the ice on stalled Afghan talks

    ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: Representatives of Pakistan, Afgha­n­istan, China and the US gathered in Muscat on Monday to rejuvenate the stalled Quadril­ateral Coordi­nation Group (QCG) working to restore peace in Afghanistan...

    Although bringing the Afghan government and insurgents to the negotiating table was one of the main objectives of the QCG, the Taliban had already indicated that they would not participate in the Muscat meeting... ...

  • 550 Pakistani pilgrims stranded in Qatar flown to Muscat

    At least 550 Pakistani pilgrims stranded at Doha Airport after a diplomatic rift between Qatar and six other countries were evacuated and flown to Muscat on Tuesday, Pakistani embassy officials told DawnNews...

    All the nations announced plans to cut air and sea traffic to Qatar, which it called 'unjustified'...

  • PM welcomes proposal of Karachi-Muscat ferry service

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday welcomed a proposal to start a ferry service between Karachi, Gwadar and Oman's capital Muscat...

    He said Pakistan and Oman are natural allies due to geographical proximity and the leadership and people of Pakistan hold the people of Oman in high esteem...

  • PIA to restore flights to Muscat and Sharjah

    The national flag carrier on Friday announced that it is restoring flights on Muscat and Sharjah routes from across the country, which remained suspended for more than a year, read a statement issued by the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)...

    “PIA CEO Air Marshal Arshad Malik depicted his keenness to expand the business network and has advised the commercial department for manifesting an aggressive strategy to enhance airline’s...

  • Pak-China joint air exercise 'Shaheen-VI' concludes

    A Pak-China joint air exercise, titled 'Shaheen-VI', concluded at China's Korla Air Base on Wednesday, a press release issued by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) said...

    Contingents from both sides participated with modern fighter jets and support elements in the Shaheen-VI exercise, which continued for three weeks, the PAF said...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    Shaheen Airlines flies four flights from Karachi to Lahore daily...

  • Shaheen Air pilot booked under Anti-Terrorism Act

    LAHORE: Police registered a case on Sunday under the anti-terrorism act against the pilot of the Shaheen Air flight that crashlanded in Lahore on Nov 3...

    At least 10 passengers were injured when a Shaheen Air International flight crash landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport earlier this month...

  • Shaheen Air pilot held in Karachi by Punjab police

    KARACHI / LAHORE: A police team from Punjab has arrested Capt Asmat Mehmood, the pilot who crash-landed a Shaheen Air flight in Lahore on Nov 3...

    As per the Pakistan Civil Aviation Rules approved by the Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, no alcohol level is acceptable in the blood of any pilot, cockpit crew, cabin crew and passengers,” he said...

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