ALERT Possible hijacking attempt on Thai Airways #TG342 foiled by Airport Security Forces at Karachi Airport, Pakistan

A Malaysian was arrested late Friday at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, for trying to smuggle firearms and ammunition in his luggage, the Airport Security Force (ASF) told Arab News on Saturday. Al Muhd Alfie Kqhyriel, 20, was arrested by the ASF as he was travelling to Kuala Lumpur via Bangkok from Karachi on Thai Airways…

BREAKING Boeing in talks to acquire Embraer

Boeing is discussing a “potential combination” with Brazil’s Embraer the companies said. A blockbuster deal that would expand the U.S. aerospace giant’s lineup of commercial and military aircraft. The talks have centered on a takeover, with Boeing offering Embraer a substantial premium over its $3.7 billion market value, the Wall Street Journal said Thursday. Any…

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to St. Petersburg landed at Pulkovo Airport

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to St. Petersburg landed today at Pulkovo Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway in Russia. Qatar Airways flight QR279, Tuesday operated by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner, departed Hamad International Airport (HIA) on Tuesday 19 December at 07:30, and arrived at Pulkovo Airport at 13:50. On board the inaugural…