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).
Reuters: Ariana Afghan Airlines is due to begin regular flights from Kabul to Dubai on Monday, reopening a heavily used international route that had been suspended since the Taliban victory over the Western-backed government in August. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Speaking to a China Global Television Network (CGTN) reporter on Sunday, Qari Abdulrahim Gulzad, general manager of the Afghan flag carrier, said his company is ready to resume international routes, but is still waiting for permission from foreign countries. Click here to read more (external link). Related PIA runs first chartered commercial flight to
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 3, 2021 A senior manager with Afghanistan’s flag carrier Ariana Afghan Airlines has said that domestic flights were set to resume on September 3, AFP reported. “We have received a green light from the Taliban and aviation authorities and plan to start flights today,” Tamim Ahmadi told the news agency.
Tolo News: The Ariana Afghan Airlines reported nearly $3.4 million profit in last year despite COVID-19 crisis, officials of the government-owned company said. The company faced $350,000 loss last year, officials said. “We managed to overcome the losses despite the challenges that emerged from lockdown and the coronavirus,” said Salim Rahimi, head of business department
Centre for Aviation: Ariana Afghan Airlines is planning a long overdue fleet renewal project which will enable the government owned flag carrier to replace its ageing fleet and resume growth. Ariana is aiming to grow its fleet from four aircraft to seven aircraft by the end of 2019 as three 737-800s, two 767-200s and two ATR