Hospitality Awards 2022

Page 8 LUXlife Hospitality Awards 2022 Aug22089 Kam Air was the first private commercial airline that owner and founder of Kamgar Group, Zamarai Kamgar established, with its first flight operated from Kabul to Herat and Mazar-i-Sharif in November 2003 on a Boeing 727-200. Then, its first international flight came in May 2004 between Kabul and Dubai. Ever since, Kam Air has seen substantial growth, now being on an annual turnover of $200 million, and offering budget flights to more than one million passengers each year. The airline has played a major part in the development of Kabul as a major transport hub in the region, and as of January 2018, it has operated 90% of domestic flights in Afghanistan, with destinations including Fyzabad, Tarinkot, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif, Zaranj, Almaty, Kuwait City, Islamabad, Dushanbe, Ankara, Istanbul, Sharjah, Tashkent, Delhi, and Dubai. Kam Air is the largest tax payer in Afghanistan, contributing significantly to the GDP of the country, and it received the award for best tax payer from the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economy in 2017. As a responsible business, Kam Air complies fully with the recommended practices and regulations mandated by ICAO and certified by MoTCA, especially Founded in 2003 by renowned businessman, Zamarai Kamgar, Kam Air is the largest private Afghan airline. From its hub at Kabul International Airport, the airline, with its 12 aircraft, operates scheduled domestic passenger services throughout Afghanistan as well as international services to destinations in Central Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East. Kam Air Most Affordable Commercial Airline 2022 - APAC