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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:09:16 GMT

Etihad Airways donates to support education for underpriviliged children in India  -  Al-Bawaba
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has donated school supplies to underprivileged children studying at Noshera Mewat Public Middle School near New Delhi, India. The donation was presented at the official re-opening of the ...
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:47:26 GMT
PIA workers threaten protests if privatisation process restarts  -  The News International
KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) workers on Saturday threatened to resort to protests if the government reinitiates its plan to privatise the loss-making national carrier, a statement said. The Joint Action Committee of PIA Employees ...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:47:11 GMT

Well-connected  -  The Economist
The expensive aviation academy belongs to Ethiopian Airlines, and seems a world away from the unrest that on October 9th prompted the government to declare a national state of emergency. The firm's CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, brushes off the idea that ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:13:47 GMT
PIA to start Islamabad-Kualalumpur flight from Nov 4  -  Samaa Tv (blog)
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's national airlines will add seventh weekly flight to Malaysia from November 04, 2016, a spokesman aid. According to Danyal Gilani, the Spokesman of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the addition of flight is part of revival ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:20:22 GMT

Cambodia Angkor Air Leases Airbus A320  -  Khmer Times
National airline carrier Cambodia Angkor Air signed an agreement yesterday with BOC Aviation Limited, a subsidiary of the Bank of China, to lease two new Airbus A320 aircraft as the Kingdom gears itself to welcome more international tourists. “Due to ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:14:00 GMT

PIA eyes leasing plan to cater new foreign destinations  -  The Nation
KARACHI: In a bid to expand its services across the globe, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is planning to acquire 10 to 12 aircrafts on lease. “The move is aimed at improving service of the national flag carrier,” PIA spokesperson Daniyal Gillani ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:52:59 GMT

Uganda Airlines - Have We Learnt Any Lessons?  -  AllAfrica.com
After 15 years without a national carrier, it is delightful to learn that government now has a master plan to revive Uganda Airlines after a weak financial muscle forced it to collapse in 2001. However, critics - citing examples of the struggles Kenya ...
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 12:42:04 GMT

PIA's Lahore-New Delhi flights operating normally: spokesman  -  The News International
KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) spokesman has clarified that national airlines' Lahore-New Delhi flights are operating normally. PIA Spokesman Danyal Gilani, in reference to media queries regarding PIA's flights to India said, “Lahore ...
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:25:32 GMT

For The First Time Since The Air India, Indian Airlines Merger The National Carrier Makes Operating Profit  -  Indiatimes.com
For the first time since the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines in 2007, the merged national airline has posted an operating profit. The merged Maharaja has reported Rs 105 crore operating profit in FY 2015-16 as costs have come down due to a fall ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:34:47 GMT

Uganda Airlines and caution ahead  -  New Vision
President Yoweri Museveni over the weekend made specific mention of a decision to set up a National Airline. He said, “…We allowed Uganda Airlines to die because it was making losses and, at that time, Ugandans were not travelling as much as today.