Airmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 380 posts, RR: 1 Posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1258 times:
Saudi Arabian Airlines, as well as four aircraft of the UAE (from Emirates perhaps), and Britian's Royal Air Force are also flying the Afghan pilgrims to Jeddah besides PIA, for Hajj which takes place tomorrow (Wednesday), RAF are using C-130s four times a day to carry the pilgrims since Monday, any one know what euipment are SV and the United Arab Emirates are sending? meanwhile PIA operated their second A300 flight to Kabul yesterday carrying 270 pilgrims to Jeddah from there.
Musalmaan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 1201 times:
Airmale, before the political problems arose in Afghanistan, during the era of King Zaheer Shah, Ariana had actually placed an order for 747. This shows that Kabul airport and maybe Kandahar airport are definitely able to support jumbo jets.