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Emirates commences flights to Kabul

Photo Courtesy Emirates.
Photo Courtesy Emirates.

Dubai based Emirates airline commenced flights to Kabul, Afghanistan, its 138th destination and 78th country.

The route is operated by an Airbus A340-500 configured in a three class cabin configuration, offering 12 first, 42 business and 204 economy class seats.

EK 640 will depart Dubai daily at 09:55 and arrive in Kabul at 13:15. EK 641 will leave Kabul at 15:30 hours and arrive back in Dubai at 18:00.

The inaugural flight carried a VIP delegation of diplomats and senior airline staff, and was met by a high level delegation from the Afghan government.

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