Lufthansa Supports German Government With Afghanistan Airlift

Evacuees from Kabul arrive at Frankfurt Airport in the early hours of Aug. 18.
Credit: Armando Babani/AFP/Getty Images
Lufthansa completed a flight from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to Frankfurt on Aug. 18 to support the German federal government in its evacuation efforts following the fall of Afghanistan’s government. On board the Airbus A340-300 chartered by Berlin were 130 passengers evacuated from Kabul. They landed at...
Kurt Hofmann

Kurt Hofmann has been writing on the airline industry for 25 years. He appears frequently on Austrian, Swiss and German television and broadcasting…

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