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New Islamabad Airport will be named as "Liaquat Ali Khan International airport"

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  1. Janbaz Rao

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    New Islamabad Airport will be named as "Liaquat Ali Khan International airport"
    New Islamabad Airport will be named as "Liaquat Ali Khan International airport" where as formal Inauguration will be on 20th April 2018.


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    Almost as beautiful as Karachi airport :)
     
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    PIA aircraft set to make maiden landing at new Islamabad airport tomorrow
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    Published: April 6, 2018
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    The airbus A320 will land at at 1pm. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

    A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane will make its maiden landing at the New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA) on Saturday.

    “The A320 [aircraft] will take off from Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) at 1230pm on PK-9001 and will land at NIIA at 1pm,” said PIA spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar.

    “It will be the first mock up flight at the new airport,” he said. “PIA president & CEO Musharraf Rasool Cyan will be on board the mock flight to assess the operationability of the new airport.”



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    PIA adorns aircraft with national animal Markhor logo

    Earlier today, the national flag carrier introduced a new livery with its logo and design to include a painting of the Markhor, the national animal which inhabits the mountainous regions of the country.

    The Markhor will be visible on the aircraft tail, while the cockpit of PIA planes integrates the Pakistan’s flag, accompanied by PIA – written in English and Urdu.


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    Wonderful achievement!
     
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    Why not give a more important city like Karachi or Lahore a new airport first?
     
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    Karachi airport was much newer and was made before this one. Karachi airport was a huge project, built by the French I believe, and stands out like the Taj Mahal in run down Karachi.
     
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    Both have New Airports.
     
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