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Aviation advisor directs to expedite expansion work at Peshawar airport

PESHAWAR: Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation, Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the pace of work on renovation and expansion of the Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar.   The advisor during a visit to the airport said that no delay in completion of the airport expansion project would be tolerated, and ensure use of standard quality construction material in the project. Sardar Mehtab being accompanied by Director General Civil Aviation Authority Air Marshal (Retd) Asim…

Emirates resume flights to Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Emirates airline has resumed its flight operations at Peshawar’s Bacha Khan International Airport, which were suspended after unknown terrorists had fired on a passenger plane a few days ago - ARY News reports.

Data Collection: 2nd phase of Peshawar airport survey begins

PESHAWAR: The second phase of survey in adjoining areas of Peshawar's Bacha Khan International Airport started after completion of the first phase, ARY News reported on Thursday. The survey of the residents of the localities in surrounding of the Peshawar airport was started after gun attack on a PIA flight during landing, in which a woman passenger was killed and two crew members were injured. After the attack Peshawar police prepared a security plan under which it was decided to collect data of the population adjoining…

Khyber militants involved in Peshawar flight attack: police

PESHAWAR: Investigators have found evidence about involvement of Taliban militants in attack over a PIA flight, while it was landing at Peshawar's Bacha Khan International Airport on Tuesday night, ARY News reported on Saturday. A woman passenger was killed and two crew members were injured in the shooting incident on June 24th. The police department has wrote a letter to the political administration of Khyber Agency and Darra Adamkhel seeking help in arrest of the militant group. The police has also demanded handing over…

Officials claim progress in Peshawar airport attack probe

PESHAWAR: Investigators have claimed key progress in the probe in the gun attack on a PIA flight in Peshawar that left a woman passenger dead and two crew members injured, ARY News reported. According to security sources, investigation officers have claimed some important leads in the probe. According to sources, eight persons were involved in the attack. The attack on the PIA Airbus was made from the roof of a school building in Suliemankhel near Peshawar, when it was landing at the Bacha Khan International Airport on…