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afghanistan: Airline industry struggling after Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan – Times of India


KABUL: Post-Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, its airspace income has dropped and the airline industry is struggling.
As per industry analysts, the suspension of airline flights has harmed the airline industry and the closing of Afghan airspace has precipitated income to plummet, reported Tolo News.
The estimated income loss from the closed Afghan airspace because the fall of the previous authorities is round USD 7 million, stated analysts.
Airlines that stopped or modified their provided flight routes have misplaced round USD 20 million, say airline officers, reported Tolo News.
Airline firms expressed concern over the closed airspace and the discount of flights, saying that the airways ought to instantly resume operations.
Officials at Kabul Airport stated all sorts of flights will resume sooner or later.
According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Afghanistan, the nation was receiving over 5 billion Afs (Afghani foreign money) in income for the use of its airspace yearly, reported Tolo News.
Hakim Reshad, a enterprise analyst, stated that the issues for the airways may additionally harm secondary industries.
Sources inside Afghan airways stated that previous to the collapse of the previous authorities at the least 11 nationwide and worldwide airways have been lively. The worldwide airways suspended their flights and nationwide airways have additionally lowered their exercise.
“The lack of national, regional and international flights reflects a collapse of companies and Afghanistan’s airspace economy and in fact inflicts great harm on the trade,” stated economical analyst Sayed Massoud.



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