volume 94-2021

Flights to Kabul | PIA Is Fully Prepared to Resume: CEO PIA

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines is fully prepared to resume its flights to neighboring Afghanistan, the CEO of the national carrier said on Friday, November 12. Speaking to journalists, Mr. Arshad Malik said that PIA was fully prepared for the Kabul operation but added that war insurance charges were one of the impediments in resuming regular …

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IATA Reports | Moderate Rebound In September Passenger Demand

MONTERAL: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a moderate rebound in air travel in September 2021 compared to August’s performance. This was driven by the recovery in domestic markets, in particular China, where some travel curbs were lifted following the COVID-19 outbreaks in August. International demand, meanwhile, slipped slightly compared to the previous month. …

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Oman Air Resumes | Flights to Munich, Zurich, And Kuala Lumpur

MUSCAT: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, has updated its winter schedule reflecting frequency increases and flight resumptions following the easing of Covid curbs in many nations. Among reinstated destinations are Munich, Zurich, and Kuala Lumpur. Starting from December 1, there will be three flights every week to Munich from Muscat, two weekly …

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TRAVEL, EXPLORE, EXPERIENCE

Busy lives get us all to keep going into the same circles of our routines. which then makes us miss out on so many fun things that we can be a part of. One example of this is going for traveling or on vacations- A getaway from all the common things of life. Traveling comes …

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Loss Falls To $1.6bn | Emirates H1 Revenue Up 81pc to $6.7bn

DUBAI: Emirates Group has reported a revenue increase of 81% to AED24.7 billion ($6.7 billion) for the first half of its 2021-22 financial year, and a net loss of AED5.7 billion ($1.6 billion) compared to a loss of AED14.1 billion ($3.8 billion) during the same period last year.  The strong revenue recovery was underpinned by …

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Tripadvisor CEO | Steve Kaufer to Leave Post in 2022

After a more than 20-year run as co-founder and CEO of Tripadvisor, Steve Kaufer will step down in 2022, the company announced Monday. “Steve has been the driving force at Tripadvisor since its launch in 2000,” said Tripadvisor Chairman Greg Maffei in a statement. “His contributions to the consumer’s travel experience are immeasurable, and his …

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FPCCI Organises | Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar

LAHORE:  A special seminar on Breast Cancer was organized under the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) at FPCCI Regional Office Lahore. Participants were briefed on the different types, causes, early symptoms, treatment and prevention of cancer, and preventive measures. The Breast Cancer Prevention Campaign is launched worldwide in October every year. …

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Etihad Airways Names | First Female Chief Of HR

ABU DHABI: Etihad Airways has announced the appointment of Dr Nadia Bastaki as Chief Human Resources, Organisational Development and Asset Management Officer, becoming the first female chief at the national airline of the UAE. Prior to this role, Dr Bastaki served as a key member of the human resources leadership team as Vice President Medical …

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Iconic Mohatta Palace | Heritage & Tourism Magnet to become Dental Place

BY CH. FAISAL MAHMOOD As per a recent single bench Sindh High Court judgment, Karachi`s Mohatta Palace will be converted into a medical and dental college to honor the wishes of Ms. Fatima Jinnah. The decision of the single bench honorable court has been very wisely challenged by the Sindh government and the single bench’s …

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The Climate Emergency | ‘A Bigger Threat Than Covid’

LONDON: Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of UNWTO, said the pandemic has hit tourism harder than any other sector. Tourism needs support from governments, through stronger public-private partnerships and through more and better-targeted financing investments, to rebuild in a sustainable and inclusive way. He made his comments during the UNWTO, WTTC & WTM Ministers’ Summit, held on …

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