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Airlines, airports to push for COVID testing as quarantines hit traffic

08 August, 2020 10:41 pm 10:41 pm

MONTREAL/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Airlines and airports will ask a UN-led task force meeting on Tuesday to recommend countries accept a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of travel as an alternative to quarantines that have decimated demand for travel, according to a document seen by Reuters. The industry wants the task force to make the … Read More

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Aviation Ministry meeting summoned today on issue of outsourcing airports

07 July, 2020 11:05 am 11:05 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The high-level meeting of the Aviation Ministry has been summoned today (Monday) to discuss on issue of outsourcing airports. According to the reports, the officials of the Aviation Division will hold a meeting today to mull over the strategy for outsourcing airports across Pakistan. The Aviation Division is expected to take … Read More

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Government decides to outsource three major airports

05 May, 2020 10:53 am 10:53 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Federal government has decided to outsource three major airports in Pakistan. According to the reports, Islamabad Airport will be outsourced in the first phase. It is recommended to lease the terminal and land of the airport. It is estimated that the lease of the airport land will generate revenue of … Read More

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Coronavirus quarantine center with 300 beds established in Islamabad

03 March, 2020 2:25 pm 2:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Modern quarantine center comprising 300 beds has been established to handle coronavirus patients in Islamabad. According to the NDMA spokesperson on Tuesday, the modern quarantine center was established in Islamabad within a week on emergency basis. The government has set up quarantine center at Islamabad International Airport to effectively handle people … Read More

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Coronavirus spreading fast outside China, airports to increase screenings

03 March, 2020 9:40 am 9:40 am

GENEVA/BEIJING (Reuters) – The new coronavirus appears to now be spreading much more rapidly outside China than within, and airports in hard-hit countries were ramping up screening of travellers. World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said almost eight times as many cases had been reported outside China as inside in the previous 24 … Read More

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CAA bans use of mobile phones at airport’s apron, lounges

09 September, 2019 11:06 am 11:06 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has imposed a ban on the use of mobile phones at airport’s apron and lounges of all national airports. According to the notification issued by the CAA, the mobile phones will ot be allowed in the airports, aprons of all national airports. “All addresses are hereby … Read More

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German airport security staff strike hits more than 600 flights

01 January, 2019 3:22 pm 3:22 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – More than 640 flights in Germany were cancelled on Thursday due to security staff strikes at Duesseldorf, Cologne and Stuttgart airports in a bid to put pressure on management in wage talks. Out of 1,054 scheduled flights in total, 643 were cancelled, the airports said, adding that many of its passengers which … Read More

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Britain says airports need to do more to tackle drone menace

01 January, 2019 11:43 pm 11:43 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Airport operators need do more to counter the illegal use of drones after flights were disrupted at Heathrow and Gatwick, Prime Minister Theresa May’s de-facto deputy said on Wednesday. Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington said the government would consider toughening laws that ban the use of drones near airports but that operators … Read More