India’s Jet Airways to suspend operations after banks reject funding request

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Boeing cuts 737 production rate

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More routes or more passengers: What should airlines aim for first?

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Qatari investors intend to take Islamabad airport on lease

ISLAMABAD: The Qatari investors have shown a great interest in taking on lease the Islamabad International Airport, sources revealed on Tuesday.As per details, members of...

PIA imposes ban on trade unions

PESHAWAR: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has imposed a ban on the trade union activities, withdrawing the exemption given to the office bearers working in the...

PIA approves new policy for cabin crew  

The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has approved a new policy for ground jobs of cabin crew, a private media outlet reported on Saturday.PIA Chief...

India’s Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears

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Crisis at India’s Jet worsens as it grounds planes, faces strike

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Malaysia Airlines could be sold or shut down: PM

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Four Punjab airports to remain closed for flights till March 4

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Govt suspends PIA flights to Japan

ISLAMABAD: The government has suspended the flights of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to Japan. The last PIA flight to Japan left on Sunday.The government reportedly...

New aviation policy to be forwarded for approval to federal cabinet next month

The aviation secretary said the new policy would provide more facilities and procedures would be eased to attract more airlines to Pakistan

Air France mulls returning to Pakistan after 11 years: minister

Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan revealed on Friday that after witnessing a conducive business environment, Air France was planning to resume its service in...

Airbus to scrap production of A380 superjumbo

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