Safi Airways' first flight to Islamabad is welcomed on arrival in Pakistan. The route becomes the airline's fourth from Kabul. It already flies internationally to Delhi and Dubai, and domestically to Herat.
- Safi Airways, the self-styled 'International Airline of Afghanistan', has started operating from its base in Kabul (KBL) to Islamabad (ISB) in Pakistan. The service, which launched on 1 October, will fly thrice-weekly using one of the airline's 120-seat A319s. Competition on the route comes from Pakistan International Airlines who operate the route with five weekly flights. Safi Airways' network now comprises a total of four routes; Delhi (India), Dubai (UAE), Herat (Afghanistan) and now, Islamabad.