Pace Of Afghan Refugee Flights Increasing

Evacuees from Afghanistan board a flight to the U.S. at Naval Station Rota, Spain, on Sept. 6.
Credit: U.S. Navy
Aircraft contracted by the U.S. Defense and State Departments are increasing the pace of flight operations to carry Afghan evacuees from bases in Europe and the Middle East after operations stopped because of measles outbreaks. The first flight after the pause landed in Philadelphia on Oct. 5, with...

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