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Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:14:58 GMT

200 Pakistanis in Yemen's Aden to be evacuated
New Kerala
Around 200 Pakistanis stranded in Yemen's Aden city will be evacuated on Wednesday by a Chinese naval ship to Djibouti, from where they will be brought back to Pakistan, the foreign office in Islamabad said.

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Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:00:40 GMT

The Nation

New aviation policy to benefit foreign carriers, not PIA: JACPIAE
The Nation
LAHORE - Joint Action Committee of PIA Employees (JACPIAE) has criticised the aviation policy formed by present government and said that instead of extending protection to PIA and other domestic carriers, free sky rather liberalization policy has been ...

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:44:36 GMT

Pakistan Today

Govt tasks tainted official with vital privatisation deals
Pakistan Today
When contacted, PC chairman, who was in London for finalising the privatisation of the HBL and PIA, said that allegations did not mean that Rasool had been found involved and that he was corrupt. “If the country is left with the media, you people would find ...

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:57:15 GMT

Pakistan evacuates 500 stranded citizens from Yemen
The Siasat Daily
Over 500 Pakistanis, including 116 children, have been evacuated from war-torn Yemen by a special Pakistan International Airlines flight. The PIA flight carrying the stranded Pakistani nationals touched down at the Karachi airport late last night with 326 of the ...

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:31:12 GMT

DunyaNews Pakistan

Remaining Pakistanis in war-torn Yemen appeal for help
DunyaNews Pakistan
Earlier on Sunday, a Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 747 took off from Yemen`s Al-Hudaydah airport with 494 Pakistani nationals on board. The Saudi military said operations around the Red Sea port of Al-Hudaydah stopped for more than two hours to ...

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:12:16 GMT

Violation of Customs laws: UK Border Force issues 'Yellow card' to PIA
Business Recorder (press release) (blog)
UK Border Force (BF) has issued 'Yellow card' and mounted stiff surveillance on Pakistan International Airlines' crew members after detecting misuse of Heathrow Crew Clearance facility by its crew, who reportedly brought substantial quantity of goods to UK ...

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:39:26 GMT

Pakistan troops to join anti-Houthi coalition
Calcutta Telegraph
Over 500 Pakistanis, including 116 children, have been evacuated from Yemen by a special Pakistan International Airlines flight. The PIA flight carrying the stranded nationals touched down at Karachi airport late last night with 326 of the 502 evacuees being ...

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:42:30 GMT

Around 500 Pakistanis return home from strife-torn Yemen
The Shillong Times
However, she added that with the airport in Aden being inaccessible owing to the conflict, the trapped Pakistani nationals would have to travel by road from Aden to the city of Al-Mukalla, where an airplane will reach on Tuesday to bring them back to Pakistan.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:57:18 GMT

Pak evacuates 500 stranded citizens from Yemen
Press Trust of India
Karachi, Mar 30 (PTI) Over 500 Pakistanis, including 116 children, have been evacuated from war-torn Yemen by a special Pakistan International Airlines flight. The PIA flight carrying the stranded Pakistani nationals touched down at the Karachi airport late ...

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:02:14 GMT

Business Recorder (press release) (blog)

Chinese firms want to invest in PIA to improve its performance
Business Recorder (press release) (blog)
ISLAMABAD: Some important and leading Chinese firms are ready to invest for improvement of facilities for the passengers travelling by air and even ready to initiate special training facilities for the staff of Pakistan International Airlines. A number of leading ...

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