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US-India flights to take longer after Afghanistan's airspace shuts

AI stops commercial flights; MEA waits for services to resume to begin repatriation

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Afghanistan | Indo-US  | Kabul

Arindam Majumder  |  New Delhi 



flight information board
A flight information board showing flights cancelled from Kabul at the IGI Airport in New Delhi on Monday | Reuters

Flights on the India-US and Europe routes could take up to 30 minutes more than usual as airlines have been asked to avoid Afghanistan’s airspace after the took control of the country’s capital .

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First Published: Mon, August 16 2021. 23:57 IST

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