volume 61-2021

Promoting Art & The Artist | ‘ArtRegent’ Gallery Set Up At Regent Plaza Hotel

KARACHI: Last week Governor Sindh Imran Ismail   inaugurated the ‘ArtRegent’, an art gallery at Regent Plaza Hotel & Convention Centre. The new gallery is opened with the joint collaboration of ArtKaam Gallery and Regent Plaza Hotel & Convention Centre   for the Art Lovers of Karachi. A large cross section of the city’s elite, including industrialists, …

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PIA Flights to Tashkent | Arshad Malik Meets Uzbek Ambassador

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has sought permission from Uzbekistan to operate its flights from Lahore to Tashkent and announced an increase in the number of international flights. PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said that PIA Chief Executive Officer Air Marshal Arshad Malik had intensified efforts to launch Tashkent flights and talks had been held …

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Another Worse Year | IATA Expects Airlines To Lose $75bn In 2021

GENEVA: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new analysis showing that the airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021. Previous analysis, released in November, indicated that airlines would turn cash positive in the fourth quarter of 2021. At the industry level, airlines are now not expected to be cash positive …

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KKAWF Launches | The EUDrug Abuse Prevention Education

ISLAMABAD: In continuance of its mission to fighting the war on drugs in Pakistan, the Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation has launched recently the European Union best practice drug prevention education initiative “Unplugged – adapted in Pakistan as Hum Saath Hain”, at Mashal community school, Bari Imam, Islamabad. KKAWF is the first civil society outfit …

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Sports & Cultural Festival | Kicks Off in Gabin Jabba

PESHAWAR: Secretary Tourism Department Abid Majid on Friday said that pragmatic steps were being taken to facilitate tourists during their visit to the scenic spots of the province. “Gabin Jabba and Malam Jabba are the most attractive tourist destinations in Swat valley that is why domestic and foreign tourists are now even coming in chilling …

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Oman Bans | Incoming Flights From 10 Countries

MUSCAT: Oman’s Supreme Committee has decided to suspend incoming flights from ten countries, including Sudan, Lebanon, South Africa, Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia, to safeguard efforts made in fighting Covid. The move includes arrivals from any other country if the travellers happened to have visited the above-mentioned ten countries within 14 …

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Gulf Air to Launch | Singapore Service in April

MANAMA: Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has announced the addition of Singapore to its growing network with one weekly flight starting April 2021.  The airline continues to explore opportunities to expand its network and reach to different regions of the world. Known for its premium leisure and business appeal, Singapore will serve as …

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IATA ASKs UK PM | Include Air Transport in UK Economic Restart Plans

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the UK government to include a vision for lifting border restrictions and restarting air transport in its recovery plans for the UK economy, due to be outlined on 22 February by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The COVID-19 shutdown of the UK economy has resulted in the biggest …

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SATA Signs | GSA Agreement with PIA

SHARJAH: The Sharjah Airport Travel Agency (SATA) has announced the signing of a General Sales Agency (GSA) agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). As per the agreement, SATA will provide all travel ticket sales services through PIA and promote the airline through its branches in Sharjah, the Northern Emirates, and on its website. The agreement …

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