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  • Pictures: Pakistan International (PIA) to roll-out new regional liveries on Wednesday

    <P>Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will officially roll out its first aircraft bearing regional tail fins later this week, in a move already sparking controversy among the country's citizens. <BR><BR>The largely state-owned airline unveiled four new designs, one for each province of the country last week. The tail designs have received a mixed response on Pakistani internet forums and the airline could risk repeating the controversy that affected British Airways in 1990s when the UK flag carrier replaced its Union Flag-inspired tail with ethnic designs. <BR><BR>On Thursday last week, one of the airline's four&nbsp;Boeing 747-200B&nbsp;(AP-BAK) entered service on the Karachi-London Heathrow route painted in a new colour scheme&nbsp;inspired by the province of Sindh and named after the desert city of Thar. The aircraft (pictured below) features the legend "Colours of the desert". The aircraft will be officially rolled out on Wednesday, which is Pakistan's national holiday.<BR><BR>

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    News | 28 Jan 2015 14:23 | Michael Gubisch

    Cabin refurbishments have been carried out on four of Gulf Air's six Airbus A330s.
  • PIA A310 shot at in Peshawar landing; one dead

    News | 24 Jun 2014 22:32 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A310-300 was shot at while on descent to Peshawar airport, leaving at least one dead, say reports.
  • Etihad and KLM see scope for further co-operation

    News | 16 Jan 2013 13:21 | Graham Dunn

    New partners Etihad Airways and KLM see more co-operation to come after unveiling a new daily Abu Dhabi-Amsterdam connection, with the next step being around...
  • Hogan interview: Etihad to break even next year

    News | 18 Nov 2010 08:00 | Murdo Morrison

    Etihad Airways chief executive James Hogan has marked the Abu Dhabi carrier’s seventh birthday by claiming no new airline has grown quicker, and promising to break even by next year.
  • Pakistan's Shaheen Air adds 737s and expands services

    News | 23 Jul 2009 03:22 | Greg Waldron

    <p>Pakistan's Shaheen Air International has added three Boeing 737-200 aircraft to its fleet, bringing its fleet to ten privately-owned 737 aircraft. </p><p>The...
  • Briefing: Middle East

    News | 19 Feb 2007 00:00

    <P><STRONG>Jazeera opens Dubai base</STRONG></P> <P>Kuwait-based budget carrier Jazeera Airways is setting up a base at Dubai with seven routes to be launched by the end of March. It already operates 14 routes from Kuwait and says it aims to establish "multiple hubs in the Arabian peninsula". Jazeera claims it will be the only low-cost carrier operating from Dubai. The region's only other existing budget airline, Air Arabia, operates from nearby Sharjah.</P> <P><STRONG>Air Arabia plans IPO</STRONG></P> <P>Air Arabia plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) upon approval from the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy. Air Arabia claims it will be the first airline in the Gulf region to go public and hopes to secure approval for the IPO by the end of March. The fast-growing budget carrier will soon be operating 34 routes from its Sharjah hub, following the forthcoming launch of services to Ahmedabad in India and Karachi and Peshawar in Pakistan.</P> <P><STRONG>NAS Air laun