Afghanistan

USAF deploys assets to cover Afghanistan troop withdrawal

The USAF deployed six B-52 strategic bombers and 12 F/A-18 fighter bombers to protect the withdrawal of coalition troops from Afghanistan....


Kam Air crew & YouTuber Josh Cahill receive AeroTime Aviation Achievement Awards

Afghanistan’s first all-female crew of flight QR103 become the latest recipients of the AeroTime Aviation Achievement Award....


AeroTime Behind the Scenes | Afghanistan’s first all-female flight

Josh Cahill speaks to AeroTime about flying on Afghanistan’s first all-female flight and the Taliban threat that followed....


U.S. forces recover bodies and black boxes from E-11A crash site

Two bodies and the flight data recorders from the USAF E-11A plane that crashed in Ghazni, eastern Afghanistan, on January 27, 2020, were recovered. An investigation has been launched to determine if the aircraft was shot down or not....


Confusion in Kabul: Authorities report crash, airline denies

A plane may have crashed in Afghanistan, but nobody knows whose it is. Local officials say the aircraft belonged to the national carrier Ariana Afgan Airlines, but its CEO denied it. Meanwhile, local civil aviation authority is puzzled about whether the crash happened at all....


US Air Force deploys F-35A in the Middle East for the first time

The US command for Central Asia and the Middle East (CENTCOM) announced on April 15, 2019, that F-35A of the United States Air Force had been deployed in the Middle East for the first time....


Helicopter crash in Afghanistan kills 25 people on board

A helicopter of the Afghan National Army crashed shortly after takeoff on October 31, 2018, in Farah province, west of Afghanistan, killing 25 people on board....


Uzbekistan and Afghanistan establish air ties

An Afghan Kam Air passenger jet landed at Tashkent International Airport on November 29 after making the first-ever direct commercial flight from Kabul to Uzbekistan's capital....


U.S. drone crashes in Afghanistan

An unmanned U.S. military drone crashed in the southern province of Kandahar, Afghanistan this Sunday....