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Pentagon requests civilian airlines' assistance in Afghanistan evacuation

President Joe Biden gave his third national address in six days on the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan. About 33,000 American citizens and Afghan allies have been evacuated from the country since late July, 11,000 in the last few days alone. About 6,000 U.S. military personnel are deployed to the Kabul airport to help with securing the area.
3 months ago|Washington, United States

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Pentagon tells commercial airlines it may compel them to help in Afghan evacuations

The Pentagon "issued a warning order" to U.S. commercial airlines that it may compel them to assist in evacuations from Afghanistan, the Defense Department confirmed in an emailed statement Saturday.Why it matters: President Biden has vowed to use "every means" to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies amid reports of a deteriorating situation at Kabul's airport after the Taliban seized control of the country.Stay on top of the latest market trend…

4 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
Times of India
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Pentagon asks airlines for help moving evacuees

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said the Department does not anticipate a major impact to commercial flights from this activation.

3 months ago|Mumbai, India
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Afghanistan: US orders civilian jets to join evacuation

A Pentagon statement says 18 commercial aircraft will help with the evacuation effort.

3 months ago|United Kingdom
The Guardian
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Pentagon orders commercial airlines to help in Afghanistan evacuations

Defense secretary: ‘We’re gonna try our very best to get everybody, every American citizen who wants to get out, out’

3 months ago|London, United Kingdom
Reuters
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Biden administration to use commercial airlines to carry Afghan evacuees

U.S. President Joe Biden's administration said on Sunday that commercial aircraft would be used to help ferry people who have been evacuated from Afghanistan.

3 months ago|United Kingdom
News18 India
News18 India

US to Use Commercial Airlines to Carry Afghan Evacuees

The Pentagon said Sunday that it is formally seeking airlift help from commercial airlines to relocate evacuees from Afghanistan once they have gotten out of their country.

3 months ago|India
Global News
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U.S. to use 18 commercial aircraft to aid evacuees after Afghanistan - National

The aircraft would not fly into Kabul but would be used to carry people who have already been flown out of Afghanistan, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said.

3 months ago|Toronto, Canada
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U.S. orders American airlines to aid Afghan evacuation

Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin activated the rarely-used Civil Reserve Air Fleet to aid the onward movement of people.

3 months ago|India
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US Directs American Airlines To Aid Afghan Evacuation

The United States on Sunday enlisted several major American airlines in its chaotic evacuation of tens of thousands of Afghans and foreigners from Kabul following its fall to Taliban extremists.

3 months ago|New Delhi, India
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Brutal ISIS-K affiliate in Afghanistan poses terror threat to U.S. evacuation

The brutal ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan threatens mayhem amid the chaos of the evacuation.

3 months ago|United States
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