Cathay cancels Karachi flights as Pakistan reviews security

June 11, 2014 11:59 AM

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Cathay cancels Karachi flights as Pakistan reviews security

KARACHI Pakistan (Reuters) - Cathay Pacific Airways has cancelled all flights to the Pakistani city of Karachi from Bangkok following a Taliban raid on the country's busiest airport this week, as top Pakistani officials debated how to tackle the escalating violence.

International flights in and out of Karachi have been suspended twice since Sunday, when gunmen wearing military uniforms stormed the airport, firing rocket-propelled grenades in an all-night siege that killed 34 people.

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