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Direct flight from Kabul to Washington, Afghan aviation made history

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Khaama Press
Khaama Press
Khaama Press is a Kabul-based independent and non-political news organization established in 2010.

Kam Air, a private Afghan aviation company’s Airbus A340 for the first time flew from Kabul to Washington in a direct flight, carrying a number of high Afghan delegation including President Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah who went to meet the U.S President, Joe Biden.

The flight was operated by an Airbus A-340 which took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul to Washington DC, USA. It is regarded as one of the most laudable flights in Afghanistan’s aviation history.

The flight’s duration was 14 hours, the longest flight for the first time in the history of Afghan civil aviation. It was a non-stop from Kabul to Washington DC, flown by Afghan pilots, Jamal Wardak and Waheed Zhuwandun.

The news was regarded as one of the positive and pleasant news by the social media users and was widely circulated.

A view of Busienss Class section, the Airbus A340 operated by Kam Air flown to Washington on June 24, 2021

Indeed “Pilot Jamal Wardak and Waheed Zhuwandun made history!”, Lutfullah Najafizada, the head of Tolo TV tweeted.

Kam Air is one of the leading airlines in Afghanistan, headquartered in Kabul. It operates scheduled domestic passenger services and regional international services, since 2003.

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