Taliban requests India to resume commercial flights to Kabul

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The Taliban have requested the Indian government to resume commercial flights between India and Afghanistan. Since the start of the Afghan crisis last month, Pakistan is the only country to resume flights to Kabul.

Kabul: It’s been almost a month and a half since the Taliban took over Afghanistan and were forced to flee the democratically elected Afghan government. Till now commercial flights have not started fully at Kabul airport.

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Meanwhile, a letter has been written on behalf of the Taliban to the Government of India. The Islamic Emirate of the Taliban in Afghanistan has written a letter Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to resume commercial flights to Kabul, according to media reports.

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The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) is currently reviewing the Taliban’s letter.

Pakistan first to resume flights to Kabul

Earlier, the first international commercial flight landed at Kabul airport for the first time nearly a month after the Taliban took over Afghanistan. A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying a handful of passengers landed at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul.

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International flights were suspended only after the Taliban captured Afghanistan on 15 August.

First published:September 29, 2021, 1:48 pm

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