volume 15-2022

PIA’s Flight To Sydney | Delayed By Australian Department Of Home Affairs

LAHORE: Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) maiden flight from Lahore to Sydney has been deferred for a few days on the advice of the Australian Homeland Affairs Department, a statement from the flag carrier said Thursday, April 21. Citing the reason for the deferment, the flag carrier, in a statement, said the Homeland Affairs Department wants …

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PTDC & Mishal Pakistan | Join Hands To Promote Research in Tourism Sector

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) and Mishal Pakistan here Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote research in the tourism sector of Pakistan to develop national travel and tourism competitive index on annual basis. Managing Director PTDC, Aftab ur Rehman Rana signed the MoU on behalf of PTDC while CEO Mishal Pakistan, …

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Celebrity Cruises | Cancels Sailings In Asia

Celebrity Cruises has canceled Celebrity Solstice sailings in Asia, which previously included destinations like Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, and the Philippines. In an email sent to travel partners and booked guests, the cruise line said the decision was necessitated by “ongoing uncertainty regarding the restart of international operations in the Asia region”. Celebrity Cruises …

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Chinese Cities Join | Shanghai On Lockdown As Covid Cases Rise

SHANGHAI: Shanghai reported a record number of symptomatic Covid-19 cases on Saturday and other areas across China tightened controls as the country kept up its “dynamic clearance” approach that aims to stamp out the highly transmissible Omicron variant. The Zhengzhou Airport Economic Zone, a central Chinese manufacturing area that includes Apple Inc supplier Foxconn, announced …

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Red and Green Zones | Australia Divides Airports into 2 Sections 

CANBERRA: Australians returning from overseas will be corralled into separate green zones and red zones at the nation’s international airports, depending on the federal government’s ‘Covid risk rating’ of the country they’re arriving from. The government will also nominate ‘green zone routes’ – similar to the New Zealand travel bubble and Singapore’s Vaccinated Travel Lane …

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CAA To Upgrade | Air Cargo Control Unit At IIA

RAWALPINDI: Aviation authorities have decided to upgrade the air cargo control unit at the Islamabad International Airport. The unit, tasked with profiling inbound and outbound air consignments and identifying and stopping those that may carry illicit substances, was inaugurated in 2020 by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Pakistan Country Office, the …

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Air New Zealand Scraps | Controversial “No Jab, No Fly” Rule

WELLINGTON: Just three months after making vaccination a mandatory requirement for all international passengers, Air New Zealand will drop the controversial measure in what CEO Greg Foran hails as “moving back towards a sense of normality.” The Star Alliance member joined Qantas in declaring it would embrace a “no jab, no-fly” policy in late 2021, …

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Pakistani Envoy Meets | The President Of The Republic Of Belarus

MINSK:  Ambassador of Pakistan to Belarus Sajjad Haider Khan held a meeting with the President of the Republic of Belarus H.E. Mr. Alexander Lukashenko at the Presidential Palace. Foreign Minister of Belarus H.E. Mr. Vladimir Makei was also present on this occasion. During the meeting, the two sides took stock of the existing level of …

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PIA Offers | Fare Discount to ICCI Members

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has offered a 15 percent discount on domestic flights and a 10 percent discount on international flights to the members of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). For this purpose, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by ICCI President Muhammad Shakeel Munir and District Manager, PIA Islamabad …

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