Lord of the Skies

Bahree, Megha
March 2007
Forbes Asia;3/12/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p72
The article features Zamarai Kamgar, president of Kam Air, the first private airline in Afghanistan. Kamgar registered the Boeing 727 jet, which his godfather gave him, in 2002 and spent $680,000 to overhaul it. Kamgar, a 50-year-old ethnic Tajik, is a stocky man and an animated talker who sometimes flicks back a lock of hair. Kam Air sponsors teams in volleyball, football, cricket and buzkashi, a national sport akin to polo.


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