DUBAI (AFP) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Monday it will temporarily suspend all passenger and transit flights over the COVID-19 outbreak. The Emirati authorities have decided to suspend all inbound and outbound passenger flights and the transit of airline passengers in the UAE for two weeks as part of the precautionary measures … Read More
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed has announced the closure of 12 passenger trains from March 22. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, he said that 20 trains would be suspended if the need be. “We are going to clean the trains and conducting screening of the passengers as well,” he … Read More
SUKKUR (92 News) – Customs officials on Thursday foiled the bid to smuggle foreign currency at Sukkur Airport. According to the sources of customs authorities, they have recovered over $450,000, 2.5kg gold, jewellery and two thousands Dirham from a passenger at airport. It was reported that they stopped a passenger on doubt at the airport … Read More
ALMATY (Reuters) – A passenger plane carrying nearly 100 people crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday after take off, slamming into a house in an accident that killed 12 people and injured dozens. The Fokker 100 aircraft, operated by Bek Air, got into trouble shortly after departing from Almaty, the Central … Read More
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – A passenger got into a fistfight with a Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) staff member during flight on Sunday. According to the PIA spokesperson, the passenger namely Nauman Wajid, who was on-board a PIA flight headed from Manchester to Islamabad. The passenger went and seated himself in the first class section of … Read More
HANGU (92 News) – Six people were killed and four others were injured when unknown people opened fire on a passenger coach in Zargari area on Saturday. The injured have been shifted to District Headquarters Hospital. According to the police, the incident could be an outcome of old enmity.
ISLAMABAD – Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle foreign currency to Dubai on Wednesday, detaining a passenger at the New Islamabad Airport. According to the reports, Customs personnel checked the luggage of passenger Zakir Muhammad who was destined to Dubai and found a large amount of UAE dirhams and Saudi Riyal. Officials took the suspect … Read More
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Customs foiled on Sunday an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of gold outside Pakistan, seizing a kilogram gold bars from a passenger at the New Islamabad airport. Customs personnel searched the luggage of passenger Ahmed Fraz to find the gold bars. The suspect was taken into custody for further interrogation. … Read More
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said. Television footage showed the Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash bouncing along the tarmac at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport before … Read More
DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai International Airport’s monthly passenger numbers dropped in November, leaving the world’s busiest airport for international travellers needing a record month to meet its full-year target. The number of passengers using the airport fell 0.8 percent to 6.9 million in November, said operator Dubai Airports on Sunday. For the first 11 months … Read More
CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s space transportation company SpaceX said it has signed the world’s first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle. “Find out who’s flying and why on Monday, September 17,” SpaceX said in a tweet .
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Dozens of people were injured when a packed Aeromexico-operated Embraer jet crashed right after takeoff in Mexico’s state of Durango on Tuesday, but authorities said most were not seriously hurt and there were no fatalities. The mid-sized jet was almost full, with 103 people including two infants and four crew members … Read More