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Air India pilots have threatened not to operate flights to Kabul if the national carrier does not give "clear-cut guidelines" for flying into Afghanistan as it directly affects the safety of crew and passengers..please comment?

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Asked by dharamender nebhnani, 04 Mar '10 05:53 pm
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Afghanistan is becoming a very unsafe place for Indians. Hence it is absolutely imperative to ensure safety and security of the crew and the passengers for all flights operating into Afghanistan. Therefore in my view the stand of Air India pilots on this matter is fully justified.
Answered by Good Citizen, 04 Mar '10 09:23 pm

 
  
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This has raised after NATO has launched massive offencive plan over Afghanistan to capture the extremist..........no one is feeling safty in that region though India is having a good relation with Afghanistan......
Answered by pradeep mishra, 04 Mar '10 06:02 pm

 
  
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What is there to comment. is it not in order to look after ones own life
Answered by iqbal seth, 04 Mar '10 06:48 pm

 
  
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Air India pilots have threatened not to operate flights to Kabul if the national carrier does not give "clear-cut guidelines" for flying into Afghanistan as it directly affects the safety of crew and passengers.

The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) has said that if the pilots do not get any suitable reply, it would be 'forced to ask our members not to operate flights in these unsafe conditions' to Kabul.

In a letter to Executive Director (Operations) of Air India, ICPA General Secretary Captain S Sabu said that the political situation in Kabul has been deteriorating and that the NATO forces have launched a major offensive against insurgents in the region.

National Aviation Corporation of India Limited (I) (erstwhile Indian Airlines) is the only Indian carrier registered with IATA member operating into Kabul.

Pointing out the shortcomings, he said, the airspace (over Kabul) "is not free of conflicting traffic resulting in frequent occurrences of traffic advisori ...more
Answered by Cartoon Network, 04 Mar '10 06:01 pm

 
  
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