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Passengers showing fake COVID-19 vaccine certificates offloaded

ISLAMABAD: As many as 26 passengers were offloaded at the Islamabad International airport over showing fake COVID-19 vaccination certificates. At Islamabad Airport, 26 Saudi-bound passengers were offloaded due to fake corona vaccine certificates. The passengers were travelling to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia maintains ban on passengers from Pakistan, India

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has lifted a ban on travellers arriving from 11 countries that it imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus but will still require quarantine procedures. However, it has maintained the ban on inbound travellers from Pakistan, India,

CAA extends travel restrictions on passengers till March 14

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has extended advisory for travel restrictions on passengers arriving from foreign countries till March 14. In a statement, the authority said that instructions regarding standard operating procedures  (SOPs) issued on December 31, 2020 must

US to require negative COVID-19 tests for all UK passengers

WASHINGTON: The United States government will require all airline passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of departure starting Monday, amid concerns about a new coronavirus variant that may be more transmissible. The

Foreign airline fined for violating COVID-19 SOPs

ISLAMABAD: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan has taken against a foreign airline for failing to observe COVID-19 related Standard Operating Procedures. The aviation regulatory body has imposed a fine of Rs100,000 on Qatar Airways for violating the SOPs which

CAA issues new travel advisory for passengers

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a new travel advisory for passengers travelling abroad from the country. According to details, the flights coming from abroad have been divided into two categories (A and B) in wake of the

Emirates to cover coronavirus-related medical costs of passengers

DUBAI: Emirates, the largest airline in the Middle East, has announced to cover coronavirus-related medical costs of passengers. “Emirates will cover its passengers for COVID-19 related medical expenses and quarantine costs when they travel on board Emirates, to and from

Risk of imported cases

The government made the premature decision to resume international flights in Pakistan, but foreign airlines have been reluctant to operate flights amid the rising number of coronavirus cases. Many UAE-based airlines including Emirates and Etihad announced to suspend flights after

Govt reduces quarantine period for inbound air passengers

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to reduce the quarantine period before testing for inbound air passengers from 48 hours to the earliest possible in an effort to bring back more stranded Pakistanis from abroad. The National Command and Control Centre

At least 8 killed, 30 other injured in Indonesia’s bus crash

At least eight people were killed and another 30 were injured when a passenger bus overturned in West Java province of Indonesia (today) Sunday. According to local police, the bus was carrying fifty eight passengers and was travelling to tourist

London police arrest two drunk PIA passengers

LONDON: London police on Tuesday have detained two drunk passengers of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) at the Heathrow airport London. According to the reports, inside the PIA’s Islamabad bound flight no. PK-786 at Heathrow airport, the two intoxicated passengers exchanged