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Increase in transit flights generate higher revenues for Afghan government

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Increase in transit flights generate higher revenues for Afghan government

kunduz airportAccording to the Ministry of Transport and Aviation, foreign aircraft transit revenues have increased by about 30% compared to last year.

While the officials did not give the exact amount of revenues, they said aircrafts crossing Afghanistan’s air space have reached to 250-280 every 24 hour, compared to 180-200 transit flights every 24 hours last year.

Ministry’s spokesperson Hekmatullah Quowanch said transit flights sometimes reach 320 flights as well, adding that Afghanistan’s charges USD 400 transit fee each time an aircraft crosses Afghanistan’s air space.

He attributed the transit revenue increases to Afghanistan’s safe air space and better space control.



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