Pamir Airways was inaugurated in May 1995 and is the first private airline in the history of Afghanistan to receive the Air Operator Certificate from the Ministry of Civil Aviation of the Islamic Government of Afghanistan. Pamir Airways derived its name from the one of the highest mountain ranges in the world; the PAMIR MOUNTAIN is located in Afghanistan and throughout Central Asia. Initially, Pamir Airways started its operation with one Boeing 707-320 and two AN-12 aircrafts.During the past two hajj seasons, Pamir Airways played a major role in successfully serving Afghan pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. Pamir Airways carried 9000 pilgrims in 2004 and 15000 pilgrims in 2005.
To expand its air services, develop the business and much better services, Pamir Airways came into a new sharing agreement with Kabul Group on 1st April 2008 and entered into the market with the new purchased Boeing 737 aircrafts. Currently Pamir Airways is operating its schedule flights with two newly purchased Boeing 737 aircrafts, which are the youngest aircrafts registered in Afghanistan.
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