English | دری

Increase in transit flights generate higher revenues for Afghan government

in Afghan Business

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.



Related Articles

Five Afghan Companies Form Public-Private Alliances with USAID

Five Afghan companies signed the first Public-Private Alliances (PPAs) with USAID in Kabul today. These companies have matched USAID funding,

Trans-Afghanistan gas pipeline at its final stage

Negotiations for the much-awaited Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project have reached the final stage. Indian Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said

Over 4000 families in Takhar benefit from welfare projects

With a cost of 31, 957, 526 Afs 18 projects of the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*