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Abu Dhabi International Airport (مطار أبو ظبي الدولي) is an international airport in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
PJSC AeroflotRussian Airlines (ПАО "Аэрофло́т — Росси́йские авиали́нии"), commonly known as Aeroflot (Аэрофлот, English translation: "air fleet"), is the flag carrier and largest airline of the Russian Federation.
The Afghan Air Force (AAF; دافغانستان هوائی ځواک; قوای هوائی افغانستان) is the aerial warfare branch of the Afghan Armed Forces.
Afghan Jet International Airlines (هواپیمایی بینالمللی افغان جت) was an Afghan airline.
The Afghan National Police (ANP; د افغانستان ملي پولیس; پلیس ملی افغانستان) is the national police force of Afghanistan, serving as a single law enforcement agency all across the country.
Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
An aileron (French for "little wing" or "fin") is a hinged flight control surface usually forming part of the trailing edge of each wing of a fixed-wing aircraft.
Air India is the flag carrier airline of India.
An airline is a company that provides air transport services for traveling passengers and freight.
Al Maktoum International Airport is an international airport in Jebel Ali, southwest of Dubai, United Arab Emirates that opened on 27 June 2010.
Allama Iqbal International Airport (علامہ اقبال بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈا) is the third largest civil airport by traffic in Pakistan, serving Lahore, the capital of Punjab province as well a large portion of the travellers from the Punjab province.
Almaty International Airport (Xalıqaralıq Almatı Äwejayı, translit) is the largest international airport in Kazakhstan.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen (born 26 January 1953) is a Danish politician who was the 24th Prime Minister of Denmark from November 2001 to April 2009 and the 12th Secretary General of NATO from August 2009 to October 2014.
The Antonov An-12 (Russian: Антонов Ан-12; NATO reporting name: Cub) is a four-engined turboprop transport aircraft designed in the Soviet Union.
The Antonov An-24 (Russian/Ukrainian: Антонов Ан-24) (NATO reporting name: Coke) is a 44-seat twin turboprop transport/passenger aircraft designed in 1957 in the Soviet Union by the Antonov Design BureauGordon, Yefim.
The Antonov An-26 (NATO reporting name: Curl) is a twin-engined turboprop civilian and military transport aircraft, designed and produced in the Soviet Union from 1969 to 1986.
The Antonov An-30 (NATO reporting name: Clank), is a development of the An-24 designed for aerial cartography.
Ariana Afghan Airlines Co.
Mohammad Ashraf Ghanī Ahmadzai (Pashto/محمد اشرف غني احمدزی, born 19 May 1949) is the current President of Afghanistan, elected on 21 September 2014.
Atlas Air, Inc. is a cargo airline, passenger charter airline, and aircraft lessor based in Purchase, New York that is owned by Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc..
The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) is a website that keeps track of aviation accidents, incidents, and hijackings.
Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport is an airport serving Ürümqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China.
Bagram Airfield also known as Bagram Air Base is the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
Bamyan Airport is an airport serving the city of Bamyan in Afghanistan.
Benazir Bhutto International Airport (بینظیر بھٹو ایئر بیس) is a defunct airport which formerly served the Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area.
The Boeing 727 is a midsized, narrow-body three-engined jet aircraft built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from the early 1960s to 1984.
The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States.
The Boeing 737 Classic refers to the -300/-400/-500 series of the Boeing 737.
The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.
Bost Airport (د بوست هوايي ډګر) is an airport serving Lashkargah, a city in Helmand Province in Afghanistan.
Chaghcharan Airport is an airport serving the city of Chaghcharan in Ghor Province, Afghanistan.
Coyne Airways is an all cargo airline based in London, United Kingdom.
David M. "Rod" Rodriguez (born 23 May 1954) popularly known as "Rod" among his colleagues is a retired United States Army officer who served as the Commander of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) from April 2013 to August 2016.
DHL Aviation is a division of DHL Express (owned by Deutsche Post DHL) responsible for providing air transport capacity.
The Douglas DC-3 is a fixed-wing propeller-driven airliner with tailwheel-type landing gear.
The Douglas DC-6 is a piston-powered airliner and transport aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1958.
Dubai International Airport (مطار دبي الدولي) is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic.
Dushanbe International Airport is an airport in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.
East Horizon Airlines is an Afghan airline which began operation in December 2013.
Emirates (طَيَران الإمارات DMG: Ṭayarān Al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Emirates SkyCargo (الإمارات للشحن الجوي) is a cargo airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Ankara Esenboğa Airport (Ankara Esenboğa Havalimanı), is the international airport of Ankara, the capital city of Turkey.
Farah Airport is a military airport located in Farah, Afghanistan.
Fayzabad Airport is an airport located northwest of Fayzabad (also spelled Faizabad or Feyzabad), the provincial capital of Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
The FIM-92 Stinger is a Man-Portable Air-Defense System (MANPADS) that operates as an infrared homing surface-to-air missile (SAM).
FITS Aviation (Pvt) Limited, DBA FitsAir (formerly known as ExpoAir), is a Sri Lankan airline.
The Flight Safety Foundation is an independent, nonprofit, international organization concerning research, education, advocacy and publishing in the field of aviation safety.
flydubai (فلاي دبي), legally Dubai Aviation Corporation (مؤسسة دبي للطيران), is a government-owned low-cost airline with its head office and flight operations in Terminal 2 of Dubai International Airport.
Frankfurt–Hahn Airport (Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn) is an international airport in the municipality of Hahn, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Hamid Karzai, (Pashto/حامد کرزی, born 24 December 1957) is an Afghan politician who was the leader of Afghanistan from 22 December 2001 to 29 September 2014, originally as an interim leader and then as President for almost ten years, from 7 December 2004 to 2014.
A hangar is a closed building structure to hold aircraft, or spacecraft.
Herat International Airport is located 10.5 km (6.5 mi) southeast of the city of Herat in western Afghanistan, east of the Herat-Farah road, close to Guzara in the Guzara District of the Herat Province.
Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport (Heydər Əliyev Beynəlxalq hava limanı) is one of the six international airports serving Azerbaijan.
Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong.
The Ilyushin Il-76 (Илью́шин Ил-76; NATO reporting name: Candid) is a multi-purpose four-engine turbofan strategic airlifter designed by the Soviet Union's Ilyushin design bureau.
Indira Gandhi International Airport serves as the primary civilian aviation hub for the National Capital Region of Delhi, India.
International sanctions are political and economic decisions that are part of diplomatic efforts by countries, multilateral or regional organizations against states or organizations either to protect national security interests, or to protect international law, and defend against threats to international peace and security.
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386, as envisaged by the Bonn Agreement.
Iran Air, branded as The Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Havâpeymâyiye Jomhuriye Eslâmiye Irân), is the flag carrier of Iran headquartered on the grounds of Mehrabad Airport in Tehran.
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (د افغانستان اسلامي امارات) was an Islamic state established in September 1996 when the Taliban began their rule of Afghanistan after the fall of Kabul.
Istanbul Atatürk Airport (İstanbul Atatürk Havalimanı) is the main international airport serving Istanbul, and the biggest airport in Turkey by total number of passengers, destinations served and aircraft movements.
Jalālābād, or Dzalalabad, formerly called Ādīnapūr as documented by the 7th-century Xuanzang, is a city in eastern Afghanistan.
James George Stavridis (born February 15, 1955) is a retired United States Navy admiral and the current dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a graduate school for international affairs.
Jinnah International Airport (جناح بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈا; جناح بين الاقوامي هوائي اڏي) is Pakistan's busiest international and domestic airport, and handled 6,860,095 passengers in 2016-2017.
Kabul (کابل) is the capital of Afghanistan and its largest city, located in the eastern section of the country.
Kābul (translit, translit), situated in the east of the country, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
Kam Air (Pashto/Dari: کام ایر) is an airline headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Kam Air Flight 904 was a scheduled passenger domestic flight, flying from Herat Airfield in Herat to Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul.
Kandahar International Airport (د کندهار نړيوال هوايي ډګر; referred to by ISAF as Kandahar Airfield, KAF) is located south-east of Kandahar City in Afghanistan.
Karl Winfrid Eikenberry (born November 10, 1951) is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who served as the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan from April 2009 to July 2011.
King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) (مطار الملك عبدالعزيز الدولي) is an airport located 19 km to the north of Jeddah.
Kunduz Airport is a public and military airport located 5 miles (8 km) south-southeast of Kunduz (also spelled Konduz), a city in Kunduz Province in Afghanistan.
This is a list of airports in Afghanistan, grouped by type and sorted by location.
This article lists the heads of state of Afghanistan since the foundation of the first Afghan state, the Hotak Empire, in 1709.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
Mahan Airlines, operating under the name Mahan Air (Havâpeymâye Mâhân) is a privately-owned Iranian airline based in Tehran, Iran.
Mashhad International Airport (فرودگاه شهید هاشمی نژاد مشهد) is an international airport located in Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran.
Mazar-i-Sharif International Airport (میدان هوائی مزار شریف, Meydâne Havâyeye Mazâre Šarif; مزار شریف نړیوال هوايي ډګر), locally known as Mawlānā Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī International Airport, is located 9 km east of Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan, a journey of 15 minutes by taxi from the center of the city.
The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engine wide-body jet airliner manufactured by McDonnell Douglas.
The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15E Strike Eagle is an American all-weather multirole strike fighter derived from the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle.
The Mil Mi-24 (Миль Ми-24; NATO reporting name: Hind) is a large helicopter gunship, attack helicopter and low-capacity troop transport with room for eight passengers.
The Afghan Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (د ترانسپورټ او ملکي هوايي چلند وزارت) is the Afghan Government Ministry in charge of the management of air and ground transportation, operation of airports and the national airline, as well as numerous other state owned enterprises engaged in the transport business.
MNG Airlines is a Turkish cargo airline headquartered in Istanbul with bases at Atatürk International Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport.
Najibullah Ahmadzai (ډاکټر نجیب ﷲ احمدزی; February 1947 – 27 September 1996), commonly known as Najibullah or Dr.
Mullah Mohammed Omar (ملا محمد عمر, Mullā Muḥammad 'Umar; c. 1960 – 23 April 2013), widely known as Mullah Omar, was the supreme commander and spiritual leader of the Taliban.
Mujahideen (مجاهدين) is the plural form of mujahid (مجاهد), the term for one engaged in Jihad (literally, "holy war").
The National Assembly (ملی شورا Mili Shura, شورای ملی Shura-i Milli), also known as the Afghan Parliament, is Afghanistan's national legislature.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
Pakistan International Airlines (پاکستان انٹرنیشنل ایئر لائنز) commonly referred to by the abbreviation PIA (پیآئیاے) is the national flag carrier of Pakistan.
Pamir Airways was a privately owned airline headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan, operating scheduled passenger flights out of Kabul International Airport.
Pamir Airways Flight 112 was a scheduled passenger flight from Kunduz Airport, Kunduz to Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Phoenix Aviation was an airline based in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is Ashraf Ghani.
Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport or Medina Airport is a regional airport in Medina, Saudi Arabia.
Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.
Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is an American statesman, scholar, intelligence analyst, and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011.
The S-24 is a rocket weapon designed and used by the Soviet Air Force.
Dubai and Kabul-based Safi Airways Co. (صافي هوايي شرکت; خطوط هوایی صافی) is the first and largest privately owned airline from Afghanistan.
The Saur Revolution (إنقلاب ثور or ۷ ثور (literally 7th Saur); د ثور انقلاب), also called the April Revolution or April Coup, was a coup d'état (or self-proclaimed revolution) led by the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) against the rule of Afghan President Mohammed Daoud Khan on 27–28 April 1978.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Sheremetyevo International Airport (p) is an international airport located in Molzhaninovsky District, Northern Administrative Okrug, Moscow, Russia, northwest of central Moscow.
Silk Way Airlines is an Azerbaijani private cargo airline with its head office and flight operations at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The Soviet Air Forces (r (VVS), literally "Military Air Forces") was the official designation of one of the air forces of the Soviet Union.
The Soviet Army (SA; Советская Армия, Sovetskaya Armiya) is the name given to the main land-based branch of the Soviet Armed Forces between February 1946 and December 1991, when it was replaced with the Russian Ground Forces, although it was not taken fully out of service until 25 December 1993.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The Soviet–Afghan War lasted over nine years, from December 1979 to February 1989.
SpiceJet is a low-cost airline headquartered in Gurgaon, India.
The Taliban (طالبان "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban, which refers to itself as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), is a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country.
Tarinkot Airport is a domestic airport located in southeastern Afghanistan, one mile (2 km) south of Tarinkot, the capital city of the province of Urozgan.
Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport (Islom Karimov Toshkent Xalqaro Aeroporti –) is the main international airport of Uzbekistan and the 3rd busiest airport in Central Asia (after Almaty International Airport and Astana International Airport in Kazakhstan).
Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (فرودگاه بینالمللی امام خمینی), is the primary international airport of Tehran, the capital city of Iran, located 30 kilometers southwest of Tehran, near the localities of Robat Karim and Eslamshahr and spread over an area of 13,500 hectares of land.
The Tupolev Tu-154 (Tyполев Ту-154; NATO reporting name: "Careless") is a three-engine medium-range narrow-body airliner designed in the mid-1960s and manufactured by Tupolev.
Turkish Airlines (Turkish: Türk Hava Yolları) is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey.
The United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF) is the air force of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.
The Secretary of Defense (SecDef) is the leader and chief executive officer of the Department of Defense, the executive department of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The War in Afghanistan (or the U.S. War in Afghanistan; code named Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (2001–2014) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (2015–present)) followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of October 7, 2001.
Zaranj Airport is a domestic airport located by the city of Zaranj in far southwestern Afghanistan.
The 1998 Ariana Afghan Airlines crash was a flight operated by an Ariana Boeing 727-200.
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