8am: The new ranking of the Henley Passport Index shows that the Afghan passport is still the world’s least powerful passport. The Henley Passport Index, which measures the world’s most travel-friendly passports from time to time based on data received from the International Air Transport Authority (IATA), has released its report for 2022. Japan has
Ariana: Turkish Airlines will resume flights to Kabul and Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan in March next year, it was reported this week. Turkish Airlines operated from Istanbul to Kabul for more than a decade. Since the political change in Afghanistan in August last year, Turkish Airlines like many other foreign airlines have conducted no flights to
Al Araby: In the past, families and visitors would come to Bamiyan and to Band-e Amir, but then they either had to take expensive flights (between $150 and $200 roundtrip), or had to contend with dangers potential Taliban checkpoints on the road, which was a major deterrent, especially for families. Click here to read more
AFP: A United Arab Emirates firm signed a contract with Afghanistan on Thursday to manage air traffic across the country as the Taliban authorities seek to expand international flights. While some flights are operating out of Kabul airport, significant extra support is needed for major foreign airlines to resume full service. Click here to read
ME Eye: “Turkey and Qatar were supposed to establish a joint venture to run Kabul and three other airports,” one Turkish source familiar with the talks said. “However, the Taliban demanded that the bank accounts that would be opened by the venture must be under its control.” The source added that the Taliban made some
Tolo News: Two months have passed since the ground services contract of the country’s airfields with the United Arab Emirates GAAC company was signed, but so far no major airline company has resumed its flights to Afghanistan. According to the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation, talks are ongoing to transfer the country’s airspace contract
Ariana: Afghanistan’s state owned airline Ariana Afghan Airline on Monday launched its new Kabul to Moscow flight route. The Russian Embassy in Kabul tweeted Tuesday that flights are scheduled to run weekly from Kabul to Moscow on Mondays and from Moscow to Kabul on Tuesdays. Click here to read more (external link).
Teachers, students & women's rights activists protest today in Kabul against restrictions on girls access to schools. https://t.co/QCnAjAQY2H — UNAMA News (@UNAMAnews) March 26, 2022 Ayaz Gul VOA News March 26, 2022 ISLAMABAD — Dozens of Afghan women, including students, teachers, parents and civil society activists, demonstrated in Kabul Saturday against the Taliban’s decision to keep
8am: The year 1400, which is now close to an end, was full of dark shaded images that will be recorded in the history as Dark Year of the 1400s. On the occasion of welcoming the New Year of 1401, Mazar-e-Sharif, with a long history of hosting tourists and guests from across the country on
8am: Since the take over of government, Taliban have been busy with women’s affairs only, imposing various restrictions and nonsense rules on women while they have missed and forgotten their basic responsibilities as rulers of the country. Click here to read more (external link).