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  • 27kg gold seized at Peshawar airport

    PESHAWAR: The customs department on a tip-off on Friday arrested four passengers and seized a total of 27 kilogramme gold from their possession at the Bacha Khan International Airport, relevant officials said...

    He had arrived at the airport from Dubai via an Emirates Airline flight...

  • Three injured, flights delayed as PIA workers clash at Peshawar airport

    PESHAWAR: A clash between the PIA employees union and engineers left three ground staffers of the airlines’ engineering section wounded and caused delay in international and domestic flights at Bacha Khan International Airport on Sunday, sources said...

    The passengers of the international flights were sitting in the departure lounge at the airport as the authorities scrambled to bring down tempers, officials said, adding that boarding...

  • New Peshawar airport

    Peshawar airport was originally a small airfield set up in 1927 in the suburbs...

    It attained the status of an international airport in 1965...

  • TTP commander wanted in terrorism cases arrested from Peshawar airport: official

    A commander of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was arrested while attempting to fly out of the country at Peshawar's Bacha Khan International Airport, an immigration official said...

    Maulvi Bahadur Jan, who was wanted by the police in several cases of terrorism, was taken into custody before he was able to board a private airline's flight to Dubai on Sunday evening, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) airport director Tariq...

  • MNAs Mohsin Dawar, Ali Wazir offloaded from Dubai-bound flight at Peshawar airport

    The Members of National Assembly (MNA) from North Waziristan, Mohsin Dawar and Ali Wazir, were offloaded from a Dubai-bound flight on Peshawar airport by security officials on Friday, DawnNewsTV reported...

    In September, a Peshawar High Court (PHC) bench had admitted for hearing a writ petition requesting for quashing of a case registered against the two members of the National Assembly...

  • 35 dead as Syria forces repel IS attack on airport

    BEIRUT: Pro-government forces repelled an attack on a key Syrian military airport by the self-styled Islamic State group, losing 20 fighters but killing almost as many jihadists, a monitor said on Saturday...

    “Militants who pledged allegiance to the IS group attacked the outskirts of the Khalkhalah military airport in Sweida province on Friday, “said Rami Abdel Rahman, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

  • Paris airport imposes fine of 40,000 euros on PIA

    LAHORE: The Paris Airport Authority has imposed a fine of 40,000 euros on the Pakistan International Airlines for violating ‘curfew hours’ (at the airport)...

    The Paris Airport Authority has recently written a letter to the PIA asking it to pay 40,000 euros for violating the curfew hours (between 12 mid night to 6am at the airport) in last September by its Lahore-Paris flight...

  • Air travellers stranded amid chaos at airport

    KARACHI: Amid chaos at the Jinnah International Airport following the PIA workers’ protest against the proposed privatisation of the airline getting out of control and tightening of security on Tuesday, many passengers and their families were found confused about where to go or what to do...

    We want to take it to her but how?” her son Mohammad Rashid, standing helplessly outside the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) gate up ahead on...

  • At least 34 dead as explosions rock Brussels airport, subway

    BRUSSELS: Explosions, at least one likely caused by a suicide bomber, rocked the Brussels airport and subway system Tuesday, killing at least 34 and prompting a lockdown of the Belgian capital and heightened security across Europe...

    Two explosions targeted the main hall of Zaventem Airport at around 8:00am, with a third hitting the Maalbeek metro station, near the European Union's main buildings, just as commuters were making their...

  • A year on: Are we prepared for another Karachi Airport attack?

    It has been one year since the Jinnah International Airport (JIA) of Karachi came under a deadly attack by militants on the night of 8th June, 2014...

    The horrific event tarnished the image of one of the largest cities in the world and in the aftermath of the terrorist attack, some international airlines decided to wrap up their operations in Karachi — crippling the already declining air traffic at the airport...

  • Footprints: Airport attack, one year on

    The first one marks the day when her life was shattered: her elder son, Inayatullah, was found among the seven cargo company workers who had burned to death in a cold room 26 hours after they took refuge in it when Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport came under a terrorist attack...

    “Those 36 hours were like doomsday,” she added, recalling the terrible time she, her daughter-in-law, younger son and two little granddaughters spent...

  • Belgium releases video of airport suspect fleeing after bombings

    BRUSSELS: Belgian prosecutors on Thursday launched a fresh appeal for help to find the suspected surviving attacker in last month’s Brussels airport bombings, the so-called “man in the hat,” releasing a video of his escape route...

    Police have been desperately searching for the man seen on CCTV next to the two suicide bombers who blew themselves up at the airport on March 22 in coordinated attacks that also struck a Brussels metro...

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