BAZAR: Bakhtar Airlines Relaunch Discussed
Bakhtar Aviation Company will resume operations with four new short-haul aircraft. These Dash-8 Q300's are prop-driven and can seat between 30-40 passengers.
Officials at the Independent Civil Aviation Authority of Afghanistan have granted a license to Bakhtar, and the airlines will offer domestic flights.
Officials at the National Procurement Authority (NPA) say they will pay $20 million in advance to Bakhtar for future troop transport,and this advance should allow the airline company to purchase four new aircraft.
In this episode, host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Muslim Khuram, head of Bakhtar Airline company.