Two Scandinavian Airlines A320’s Embarks On A 9 Hour Journey To Pakistan On An Evacuation Flight
Two SAS Scandinavian Airlines airplanes flew to Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday as part of an evacuation mission by the Danish government.
The A320’s which are normally used on flights taking 2-3 hour flight time was used on the 9-hour long journey to Pakistan.
The distance between the two countries is 5,156km (3,204mi) which is well within the maximum range of 6,300km that the A320 can fly.
The mission involves the evacuation of 431 Afghan nationals who are working for the Danish government.
The passengers are flown through Pakistan as the Afghanistan airspace remained closed for commercial operations.