TRADEARABIA Kabul carrier flies to Dubai Dubai: Safi Airways, a new Kabul-based airline, commenced operations at Dubai Internationals Terminal 2 with the launch of its first flight between Kabul and Dubai on December 10. The airline will operate two weekly flights on Mondays and Thursdays. The new service operates between Dubai and Kabul every Monday and Thursday on Boeing 767-200ER, featuring 18 business class and 196 premium economy class seats. Flight 4Q-204 departs from Dubai on Monday at 8:00 and arrives in Kabul at 11:00, while flight 4Q-203 departs at 14:00 hrs from Kabul and arrives in Dubai at 16:00 hrs. The same flight schedule applies on Thursdays. Connected to over 203 destinations across the globe through more than 119 airlines, DIAs operational capacity is constantly in the expansion mode, a reflection of the phenomenal growth the airport is witnessing, particularly in passenger movement. Accounting for over 27 per cent of all passenger and aircraft movement in the Middle East and Africa region, Dubai International has grown at an unparalleled average of over 15 per cent annually since 2002.