Airlines

Pakistan unable to accept more Afghan refugees; Kabul urges Islamabad to resume commercial flights

Pakistan's national security adviser Moeed Yusuf said that the country is already hosting more than 3 million Afghan refugees who had fled the war and violence.

published on : 16th September 2021

Pakistan's national flag-carrier runs its first commercial flight to Kabul since Taliban takeover

The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) flight - PK 6429 - took foreign journalists to Kabul and returned with a team of World Bank and international media organisations, according to media reports.

published on : 13th September 2021

'I did it. I blame myself': Ex-ticket agent who checked in two 9/11 hijackers on flight

A report by ABC News said that Vaughn Allex, an American Airlines ticket agent at Dulles International Airport on September 11, 2001, 'will never forget the faces of two of the 9/11 hijackers.'

published on : 12th September 2021

Pakistan International Airlines to restart commercial flights to Kabul from Monday

Kabul airport was severely damaged during a chaotic evacuation of over 120,000 people that ended with the withdrawal of US forces on August 30.

published on : 11th September 2021

Go Airlines gets SEBI nod for Rs 3,600 crore IPO

According to experts, the success of GoAir IPO will depend on how long it takes for the travel & tourism sector to recover from Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 31st August 2021

Sri Lanka-Tiruchy flights to resume from Sept 2

The Lankan government recently relaxed travel regulations for fully-vaccinated (one who has taken the second shot of Covid vaccine at least 14 days before the trip) Indian tourists.

published on : 27th August 2021

Pentagon orders emergency use of 18 US commercial aircraft to transport Afghan evacuees 

The commercial aircraft will reportedly be used to move passengers from way stations once they leave Kabul, allowing the U.S. military to focus on the Afghanistan portion of the evacuation.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Pakistan temporarily suspends flight operations to Afghanistan

The US security at Kabul airport is reportedly interested in military aircraft only, whereas the state-run Pakistan International Airlines was the sole commercial airline carrying out evacuations.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Images from Kabul airport remind me of Kandahar hijacking horror: IC814 pilot

IC814 was heading from Kathmandu to New Delhi on December 24, 1999 -- with 179 passengers and 11 crew members on board -- when it was hijacked and taken to Taliban-controlled Kandahar.

published on : 20th August 2021

Pakistan state carrier resumes flights to Kabul

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said Pakistan's interior ministry is also facilitating the evacuation of Pakistanis and foreigners from Afghanistan through border crossings.

published on : 20th August 2021

Chennai corporation fines Indigo Airlines Rs 25,000 for giving single-use plastic to flyers

Deputy Commissioner of Health Dr. Manish Narnaware said he found that the airline was giving single-use plastic envelopes and got them tested with TNPCB.

published on : 19th August 2021

Akasa, three other airlines applied for NoC: Govt

Akasa will also see the return of industry veterans such as IndiGo’s former president Aditya Ghosh and former Jet Airways chief executive officer Vinay Dube in the aviation business.

published on : 12th August 2021

United Airlines will require US employees to be vaccinated against Covid by October

Company leaders called it a matter of safety and cited 'incredibly compelling' evidence of the effectiveness of the vaccines.

published on : 6th August 2021

Indian airlines' CO2 emissions increased by 63.5 per cent between 2012 and 2019: MoS Civil Aviation

Singh stated the Indian carriers had 18,900 thousand tons of CO2 emissions in 2019, which was 11,560 thousand tons in 2012.

published on : 4th August 2021

Australia's Qantas Group furloughs 2,500 staff amid lockdown

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce said Tuesday that 2,500 staff from Qantas Airways and budget subsidiary Jetstar would be furloughed.

published on : 3rd August 2021
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