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Pakistan travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Pakistan. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Pakistan. Islamabad Travel information. Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.7 million people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres.

Ghanool Valley: Hidden Travel Treasure Near Balakot City
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Ghanool Valley: Hidden Travel Treasure Near Balakot City

Agha Iqrar Agha Iqrar- October 3, 2020

I had been travelling to Kaghan Valley in Pakistan since 1982, and I travelled to this awesome and one of ... Read More

Pakistan Tourists Arrive to Find Locked Up Motel
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Pakistan Tourists Arrive to Find Locked Up Motel

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020

Thousands of domestic Pakistan tourists have rushed to Kaghan Valley, particularly Naran town, after the government lifted a COVID-19 related ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines launches flights to Karachi, Pakistan
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Pegasus Airlines launches flights to Karachi, Pakistan

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 14, 2020

Turkey's digital airline, Pegasus, continues to expand its international network with the launch of its new Karachi route.  Flights to ... Read More

COVID-19: Pakistan Reopenings Announced
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COVID-19: Pakistan Reopenings Announced

Agha Iqrar Agha Iqrar- August 6, 2020

The National Coordination Committee (NCC) on COVID-19 has announced that Pakistan reopenings - tourist destinations and restaurant/hotels - will be ... Read More

Islamabad closes hotels, tourist spots, public parks over COVID-19 threat
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Islamabad closes hotels, tourist spots, public parks over COVID-19 threat

Agha Iqrar Agha Iqrar- July 27, 2020

The Islamabad administration has decided to shut Murree Expressway, Margalla, public parks, tourist points, picnic spots, hill stations and hotels, ... Read More

FAA lowers international aviation safety rating for Pakistan
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FAA lowers international aviation safety rating for Pakistan

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that Pakistan has been assigned a Category 2 rating because it does not ... Read More

US Revokes Pakistan International Airlines Flights
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US Revokes Pakistan International Airlines Flights

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 10, 2020

Pakistan last month grounded almost a third of its pilots after discovering they may have falsified their qualifications, specifically Pakistan ... Read More

Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation shuts down its motels, lays off staff
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Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation shuts down its motels, lays off staff

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020

The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has announced the shutdown of its motels in northern areas and termination of the ... Read More

Pakistan International Airlines banned from EU airspace
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Pakistan International Airlines banned from EU airspace

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 1, 2020

Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) authorization to fly to the European Union has been suspended for six month by the block's ... Read More

Pakistan International Airlines jet with 107 people on board crashes in Karachi
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Pakistan International Airlines jet with 107 people on board crashes in Karachi

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane with over 100 people on board has crashed in the Pakistani city of ... Read More

Should Airline and Health officials learn from Pakistan
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Should Airline and Health officials learn from Pakistan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2020

Yesterday Authorities in Pakistan issued new regulations to assure the safe operation of their aviation sector. 1.Every aircraft will be ... Read More

Warning: Pakistan and Indian citizens should not travel to Iraq
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Warning: Pakistan and Indian citizens should not travel to Iraq

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2020

Pakistan's foreign office issued a travel warning for its nationals after Iran launched a missile attack on US-led forces in ... Read More

Russia considering selling 16 Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes to Pakistan
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Russia considering selling 16 Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes to Pakistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

Russia's Industry and Trade Minister announced that Russia is considering selling between six and sixteen Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 aircraft to ... Read More

Etihad and Pakistan International Airlines re-launch codeshare partnership
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Etihad and Pakistan International Airlines re-launch codeshare partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and the flag carrier of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), have ... Read More

Pakistan-India border tourism: Kartarpur Corridor and the Sikh Community
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Pakistan-India border tourism: Kartarpur Corridor and the Sikh Community

editor editor- November 9, 2019

In a historic development filled with religious sentiments and a message of religious harmony, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday ... Read More

Pakistan PM ready to cash in on multi-billion China tourism dollars
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Pakistan PM ready to cash in on multi-billion China tourism dollars

editor editor- November 2, 2019

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Gilgit-Baltistan is a gateway to the multi-billion dollars China Pakistan Economic Corridor ... Read More

Inferno: 73 passengers killed in Pakistan train fire disaster
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Inferno: 73 passengers killed in Pakistan train fire disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

At least 73 train passengers were killed and 40 were injured when a gas stove exploded on board of packed ... Read More

Indian Prime Minister denied use of Pakistani airspace
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Indian Prime Minister denied use of Pakistani airspace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019

Pakistan said that it did not permit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fly through its airspace. Islamabad has cited ... Read More

India pilgrims get visa-free entry to Pakistan
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India pilgrims get visa-free entry to Pakistan

editor editor- October 25, 2019

Pakistan and India signed today an agreement to set the Kartarpur Corridor into operation. This is a historic and landmark agreement ... Read More

$1.1 million loss: Pakistan International Airlines operated 82 flights with NO passengers
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$1.1 million loss: Pakistan International Airlines operated 82 flights with NO passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 23, 2019

Pakistan's national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), operated dozens of flights from Islamabad International Airport without any passengers for ... Read More

Pakistan closes its airspace for Indian president’s Iceland flight
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Pakistan closes its airspace for Indian president’s Iceland flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 7, 2019

Pakistan has refused to give the president of India permission to enter its airspace for his flight to Iceland, Pakistan’s ... Read More

Off the rails: Pakistan’s railways minister threatens India with ‘tiny nuclear bombs’
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Off the rails: Pakistan’s railways minister threatens India with ‘tiny nuclear bombs’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 2, 2019

According to Pakistan’s minister of railways (!), Islamabad possesses tiny nuclear bombs that will decimate India in the inevitable war ... Read More

Minister: Pakistan may close airspace to India again
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Minister: Pakistan may close airspace to India again

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 28, 2019

Pakistani Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was quoted today as saying that Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is ... Read More

World Tourism Forum 2020 will be held in Islamabad, Pakistan
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World Tourism Forum 2020 will be held in Islamabad, Pakistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 9, 2019

Pakistan's capital city of Islamabad will be hosting the World Tourism Forum 2020, and over 1,000 foreign visitors will be ... Read More

Pakistan halts train service to India over Kashmir row
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Pakistan halts train service to India over Kashmir row

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 8, 2019

Pakistan said on Thursday it would suspend a rail service linking it to India. The move comes as relations between ... Read More

India ends Kashmir autonomy, Pakistan vows to ‘never accept’ it
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India ends Kashmir autonomy, Pakistan vows to ‘never accept’ it

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 5, 2019

India announced that it is revoking an old constitutional provision that granted special powers to the Indian-controlled Kashmir. The move ... Read More

Pakistan records 74 railway accidents within last year
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Pakistan records 74 railway accidents within last year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 2, 2019

Pakistan's Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has told the National Assembly that 74 Railway accidents took place across Pakistan ... Read More

Pakistani PM: Need to highlight Pakistan’s tourist places at international level
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Pakistani PM: Need to highlight Pakistan’s tourist places at international level

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 2, 2019

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday presided over a meeting of the Task Force on Tourism in Islamabad on ... Read More

17 people killed when plane crashes into residential area in Pakistan
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17 people killed when plane crashes into residential area in Pakistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 30, 2019

At least seventeen people were killed and 18 wounded when a Pakistani military aircraft crashed in Rawalpindi during a routine ... Read More

Federally Administered Tribal Area of Pakistan: Throbbing with Tourism
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Federally Administered Tribal Area of Pakistan: Throbbing with Tourism

editor editor- July 22, 2019

by Mati, DND Pakistan shocked the whole world by winning an extensive war against terrorism in the minimum possible time ... Read More

Pakistan re-opens its airspace for “all types of civilian traffic”
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Pakistan re-opens its airspace for “all types of civilian traffic”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019

On Tuesday morning, Pakistan has re-opened its skies for civilian flights, with the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority releasing a statement, ... Read More

13 killed, over 70 injured in Pakistan train crash
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13 killed, over 70 injured in Pakistan train crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2019

Officials in Pakistan's eastern city of Rahim Yar Khan said that 13 people were killed and over 70 injured in ... Read More

Deadly shooting in airport lounge
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Deadly shooting in airport lounge

editor editor- July 3, 2019

A shooting in an airport lounge in Pakistan is developing, a setback in security and safety improvement recently in Pakistan's ... Read More

Pakistan President lauds Prince Aga Khan for promoting tourism
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Pakistan President lauds Prince Aga Khan for promoting tourism

editor editor- June 29, 2019

President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi praised Prince Aga Khan IV for promoting tourism in Gilgit Baltistan (GB). Aga Khan ... Read More

Japanese airline looking to start Islamabad-Bangkok-Tokyo route
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Japanese airline looking to start Islamabad-Bangkok-Tokyo route

editor editor- June 29, 2019

The Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan, Kuninori Matsuda, said that a Japanese airline wants to start flights for an Islamabad-Bangkok-Tokyo route. ... Read More

What the world needs now: Shanghai Cooperation Organization Tourism Board
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What the world needs now: Shanghai Cooperation Organization Tourism Board

Agha Iqrar Agha Iqrar- June 17, 2019

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan while addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Bishkek highlighted the need for ... Read More