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Public transporters jack up fares in Karachi

KARACHI: In a jolt to citizens, public transporters on Friday hiked up fares upto Rs 10 after government's announcement of increasing CNG's price. Fare of Mini buses has been increased by Rs 10, whereas maximum fare of large buses has been fixed up to Rs 25. This is not all, but Qingi rickshaw fare, a widely-used mode of transport for citizens, has also been increased  by the drivers at their own on pretext of CNG price hike. On the other hand, Sindh's transport department has made it clear that fares have not been…

Pakistan Railways announces to reduce fares on specific trains

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Railways on Tuesday announced to reduce its fares on main Line-1. The Pakistan Railways has issued its new fare schedule on directives of Federal Minister for Railways Saad Rafique. According to the fare schedule, 50 percent reduction has been made in fares of trains starting their journey from Peshawar including Khyber Mail, Jaffar Express and Awam Express. Besides, fares have also been slashed for Tezgam and rail-cars. The new fares would be implemented from next month. Read More: Federal…

Eid-ul-Adha: Pakistan Railways to slash fares by 25 pct on all trains

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways on Thursday announced to slash fares on every class of all the trains by 25 percent on first three days of Eid-ul-Adha. On September 2, 3 and 4, the passengers would have to pay 25 percent less fares than the standard fares of all the trains. This announcement was made by Railways Minister Saad Rafique through his Twitter account. عیدالاضحٰی پراھل وطن کو پاک ریلویز کاخصوصی تحفہ: ریلوےکرایوں میں تمام ٹرینوں کی تمام کلاسزپر عید کے پہلے تین دن کراۓ میں %25 کمی کا فیصلہ — Khawaja Saad…

Uber raises Hong Kong fares amid legal tangles

HONG KONG: Uber Technologies said it raised its Hong Kong minimum fares on Monday by as much as 80 percent following a review. The San Francisco-based technology company, which recently suspended its services for the second time in the neighboring Chinese city of Macau, told Reuters the price rises would benefit drivers as they pocketed most of the fares. Starting on Monday, minimum fees for UberX and UberASSIST rides would rise by up to 80 percent to HK$45 (US$5.75). A ride with the pricier UberBLACK would start at…

PIA announces reduction in Umrah fares 

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced reduction in Umrah fares as a good will gesture on New Year. According to details, the deal has been started from Wednesday (today) and will continue till 31st of the month of January. People travelling from Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Multan and Peshawar would purchase return ticket for forty three thousand rupees while fare for Karachi has dropped to thirty-five thousand rupees excluding tax.

PIA announces decrease in air fares

ISLAMABAD: After week-long strike by the employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the national airliner has announced reduction in air fares upto Rs. 7,000 for stabilizing unrealistic hike in fares and to facilitate customers.