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Kam Air Boeing 737-300 at Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport. (Credit: Digitalmarketing111 via Wikicommons)

Kam Air Seeks Refuge in Iran as Kabul Chaos Continues

As the situation at Hamid Karzai Kabul International Airport continues to unfold, Kam Air has decided that maybe anywhere but the capital of Afghanistan is a safe spot for its fleet. The airline is in the process of relocating its fleet of aircraft from domestic grounds to nearby nations. For the most part, this means utilizing Iranian airports as short-term storage while the developing events in the Asian nation continue to be unknown. “Following the escalation of clashes and tensions…

US Orders Airlines to Assist in Afghanistan Evacuation

According to multiple sources, the U.S. Transportation Command, part of the Department of Defense, alerted the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, composed of most United States-based airlines, that it would order them to assist in the U.S. military evacuation from Afghanistan.  On Sunday, the Secretary of Defense officially ordered the third…

Emirates Halts Flights to Kabul Amid Chaos in Afghanistan

Emirates has suspended all operations to Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, until further notice. Emirates, which operates daily flights to Kabul, said that it is closely monitoring the situation in Afghanistan to ensure the safe operation of its services. "The safety of our customers and crew is of paramount importance and will…