About Us

Our Background


Bakhtar Afghan Airlines was founded in 1967 as public airline in Afghanistan. The company provided services for local flights between provinces of the country as well as international flights for several decades and it had many airplanes such as, Twin Otter (DHC-6), YAK-40, An-24, An-26, B-727. In 1988, the Afghan government and the executive management of Bakhtar Afghan Airline decided to join Ariana Afghan Airlines, another state-owned airline, due to political conflicts, technical problems, and financial liquidity of the company. Fortunately, in reference to presidential decree No. 70, on 06/06/1398 of his Excellency Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, Bakhtar Airline received its air operator certificate and under establishment process as state-owned entity which will provides its domestic flights to many provinces connecting them to major cities of Afghanistan, especially in hard-to-land areas. Currently, Bakhtar has started its flight operation by Boeing B737-500 and in process to procure 2 DHC-8 Q400 aircrafts to serve people throughout the country.

Our Mission

Bakhtar Afghan Airlines’ will accomplish its vision by establishing itself as a niche player in the domestic air aviation market. Bakhtar will provide passenger, cargo and charter services to be operated as per international safety standards and professional civil aviation practices. Our diversified portfolio includes provision of full tourism services. Bakhtar airline Travel and Tourism sections offer various all-inclusive tour packages to Afghanistan’s historical, cultural and pristine wilderness destinations. The airlines’ ultimate goal is to contribute towards the economy of Afghanistan by connecting the isolated and deprived rural areas of the country to the relatively more advanced urban parts.


Your Satisfaction is our priority. Bakhtar Airline is delivering high quality services to get your satisfaction.


Bakhtar Airline has experienced pilots which they are choosing best ways for your travel.

Cabin Crew

We hired standard cabin crew to make you comfort during journey with us.


Bakhtar airline started its work with Boeing B737-500 which is a modern aircraft with high performance.