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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.
  • French warn over Pakistani airspace security

    News | 22 Jan 2015 17:37 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French authorities have warned the country’s operators to avoid flying below 24,000ft over Pakistani airspace.
  • Shot PIA A310 flown to Karachi for detailed inspection

    News | 27 Jun 2014 04:01 | Firdaus Hashim

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) confirmed that one of its Airbus A310-300s that was shot at while on descent to Peshawar has been flown to Karachi for inspections.
  • PIA A310 shot at in Peshawar landing; one dead

    News | 24 Jun 2014 23:32 | 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.
  • Air Arabia to open eight routes from Ras Al Khaimah

    News | 16 Apr 2014 12:39 | Oliver Clark

    Air Arabia will station two aircraft at Ras Al Khaimah International and open eight routes from the new base next month after being named the airport’s official operator following the collapse of RAK Airways.
  • RAK Airways blames rising costs for flight suspension

    News | 03 Jan 2014 12:50

    ​Middle Eastern carrier RAK Airways is blaming higher costs and political instability for its decision to suspend operations at the beginning of the year.