Pakistan News

Shaheen Air set to link UK to Pakistan with Manchester flights

Shaheen Air set to link UK to Pakistan with Manchester flights

25th Feb 2016 Airline News

Shaheen Air will launch European flights next month, with the start of a new service between Manchester Airport and Islamabad in Pakistan. The Pakistani airline will offer three services a week to Benazir Bhutto International Airport from March 15th A330-200 aircraft. The services will operate inbound on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.

Emirates boosts Karachi to six flights daily

Emirates boosts Karachi to six flights daily

17th Jun 2014 Airline News

Emirates is making it even more convenient for passengers to connect with Karachi as it launches its sixth daily service to the city from August 1st. The Dubai-based carrier has served Karachi since it was founded in 1985, and in the past decade alone has transported over six million passengers on the route.

Nine tourists killed in northern Pakistan

Nine tourists killed in northern Pakistan

24th Jun 2013 Tourism News

Nine tourists have been killed in a hotel in northern Pakistan during an assault in which gunmen are reported to have killed ten people. Five are thought to be from the Ukraine, one from Lithuania and three from China, according to reports.

Medical tourism spreads superbug to UK

11th Aug 2010 Tourism News

Medical tourists travelling from the UK to destinations in Pakistan and India may have contracted a superbug resistant to virtually all known antibiotics, experts warn. A study in The Lancet finds bacteria that make an enzyme called NDM-1 have travelled back with NHS patients who went abroad for treatments such as cosmetic surgery.

U.S. To Hand Over Four Upgraded F-16’s To Pakistan

U.S. To Hand Over Four Upgraded F-16’s To Pakistan

24th Jun 2010 Press Release Airline News

The United States will hand over the first batch of four upgraded F-16s to Pakistan this week, giving the latter’s Air Force the capability to conduct night operations and use precision-guided munition in its operations against militants in the country’s northwest.

Anti-terror court convicts 5 Americans - Pakistan

Anti-terror court convicts 5 Americans - Pakistan

24th Jun 2010 Press Release Tourism News

Five American men were convicted Thursday on terror charges by a Pakistani court and sentenced to 10 years in prison in a case that has heightened concerns about Westerners traveling to Pakistan to contact al-Qaida and other Islamist extremist groups.