Taliban govt warns PIA to reduce prices or face ban

The Taliban government has warned PIA and Afghanistan’s Kam Air to reduce the prices on flights from Kabul to Islamabad or they will not be allowed to land in Afghanistan. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan issued a warning when PIA started charging up to USD 2,500 (Rs. 426,250) for tickets from Kabul to Islamabad.

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The Afghan Civil Aviation Administration said that if airlines violate the rules, they will be fined and punished. The statement also requests that people cooperate with the administration in reporting any violations of the new rules. Additionally, they have requested that documented violations be reported to them.

Source: Business Standard