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Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority to fine airlines for delayed flights

The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) is putting its foot down and is set to hand fines to carriers for delayed flights under a draft rule. According to ACAA Chief Mahmud Shah Habibi, the draft would soon be forwarded to the Council of Ministers for ratification. Habibi also announced a substantial 34% rise in ACAA income. In discussing the annual report of the ACAA, Habibi said that aviation-related income last …

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Iraq and Afghanistan ink Air Transport Agreement

Regular air traffic between Iraq and Afghanistan is set to resume after the two countries signed an Air Transport Agreement. Iraq’s Minister of Transport, Kazem Vajan Al-Amami signed the agreement that seeks to bolster the bilateral economic relationship and secure new avenues of collaboration in the various fields of transport and trade between the two nations. Iraq’s Transport Minister said that the pact paves the way for the exchange of …

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Opening of India-Afghanistan air corridor to liven up bilateral trade

Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju expressed his confidence that the launch of an air corridor between India and Afghanistan would push bilateral trade between the two nations to an optimum level. “There are untapped areas of business between India and Afghanistan. The optimum potential of bilateral trade has not been reached because of the lack of viable land connectivity,” the Aviation Minister said during the inauguration of “India …

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