Kazakhstan’s Balkhash Airport to be able to take any class of aircraft

Contractors promise to complete reconstruction of the runway at the airport in Balkhash, Kazakhstan, early – in November 2019. A new artificial turf is laid on the airfield now. After modernization, the airport will be able to take liners of any class, the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan, reported with reference to the official website of the Karaganda regional Governor’s Office.

Sverdlovsk region of the Russian Federation and Azerbaijan plan to increase mutual tourist flow

Azerbaijan and Sverdlovsk region of Russia plan to increase the flight frequency en route Yekaterinburg, Russia – Baku, Azerbaijan, explore the possibility to form package tours to reduce the cost of travel, organize a regular exchange of industry information, and also open a representative office of Azerbaijan’s Tourist Bureau in Yekaterinburg in order to increase mutual tourist traffic, Trend reported referring to the website of the Sverdlovsk regional government.

Sharjah – Bishkek direct flight to be launched in summer 2019

It will be possible to travel by direct flight from Kyrgyzstan to the Persian Gulf and back starting from the middle of summer 2019, the Consulate General of the Kyrgyz Republic in Dubai reported.

Aviation security is one of the priorities for Kyrgyzstan’s airports, – Chairperson of the Board

Aviation security is one of the priorities for Manas International Airport OJSC, which is responsible for all airports in Kyrgyzstan, Nurlan Akmatov, Chairperson of the Board, Manas International Airport OJSC, announced at the annual meeting for shareholders on April 24, 2019.

Manas International Airport OJSC has paid dividends in the amount of over US $ 28.6 million for five years

Over the past five years, Manas International Airport OJSC has fulfilled dividend obligations in the amount of KGS 2,058,749,000 (nearly US $29.5 million).

When is Fly Arystan planning to launch its international flights?

Fly Arystan, the Kazakhstan’s first domestic low-cost air carrier plans to launch international flights in the medium term, Peter Foster, President, Air Astana, reported on the sidelines of the 14th International HR Conference, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Flight en route Ulaanbaatar – Nur-Sultan to be launched in June

Kazakhstan’s SCAT Airlines will operate its flights en route Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan and Nur-Sultan – Ulaanbaatar starting from June 3, 2019, Montsame reports.

Boeing profit falls 13 percent in Q1 2019

U.S. top aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company said Wednesday that its revenues slipped by a slight 2 percent to 22.9 billion U.S. dollars in the first quarter of 2019 from 23.38 billion dollars in the same period of 2018.

Heydar Aliyev International Airport named best airport according to Sky Travel Awards

The award ceremony of the prestigious Sky Travel Awards 2019 was held in Moscow within the IV International SKYSERVICE 2019 Forum.

S7 Airlines launches its direct flights to Kazakhstan’s Semey

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® Global Aviation Alliance®, has been launching direct flights en route Moscow, Russia – Semey, Kazakhstan since May 24, 2019. Air tickets are already on sale.

Tickets.kz starts selling air tickets for FlyArystan domestic flights

The www.tickets.kz website has opened an online air ticket sale for the first Kazakhstan low-cost airline FlyArystan.

Airbus Helicopters launches production in China

Airbus Helicopters, the European helicopter builder has expanded its industrial presence and partnership with China with the opening of the final assembly line for the H135 helicopter in Qingdao. The plant is the first helicopter assembly plant built by a foreign manufacturer in China, as well as the first H135 assembly line outside Europe.

The cost of business jets to decline in the secondary market

According to the quarterly Market Report for 2019, published by Asset Insight, the reduction in the stock of fresh business jets and turboprop aircraft in the secondary market threatens the total cost, since the remaining fleet for sale is represented by older, hard-to-sell aircraft.

Qatar Airways strengthens ties with Amadeus to maximize its revenue

Last summer, the aviation industry set a new record, with over 200,000 aircraft taking to the skies every day. In a competitive marketplace, airlines are looking for the right technology that enables them to deliver memorable experiences for their customers.

FlyArystan to start flying from Almaty to Pavlodar

On May 30, 2019 FlyArystan, the Kazakhstan’s low-cost airline, will launch its new domestic flight en route Almaty – Pavlodar. Flights will be operated daily on Airbus A320 airplanes according to the following flight schedule:

Bishkek’s Manas International Airport organizes command and staff exercises

On April 23, 2019, the command and staff exercises aimed to actions of the governing structures and rescue teams in case of emergency situations took place at the Manas International Airport, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Enter Air to operate Warsaw – Batumi charter flights

Enter Air, the Polish airline, will operate reusable charter flights en route Warsaw, Poland – Batumi, Georgia.

Uzbekistan Airways presented its services at KITF-2019

The national airline of Uzbekistan together with Global Air, General Airline Sales Agent in Kazakhstan, participated in the 19th Kazakhstan International Tourism Exhibition “Tourism and Travel” – KITF-2019, which was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on April 17 – 19, 2019.

Possibility to launch Dushanbe – Doha direct flight discussed in Qatar’s Doha

The aviation authorities of Tajikistan are discussing possibilities to launch Dushanbe, Tajikistan – Doha, Qatar direct flight with their Qatari colleagues.

Kyrgyz parliamentarians refuse to approve Air Service Agreement with Turkey until Osh – Istanbul flight launched

Deputy Ulugbek Ormonov (“Bir Bol”) proposed not to consider the Air Service Agreement made by the Ministry of Transport and Roads, Kyrgyzstan, until the Osh, Kyrgyzstan – Istanbul, Turkey flight is launched. He made such a proposal today, April 23, 2019, during a meeting of the Transport, Communications, Architecture and Construction Committee under the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyz airports served over 795,000 passengers in Q1 2019

According to the results for the Q1 2019, the total passenger traffic of all Kyrgyz airports amounted to 795,441 passengers.

Airplane crash in Kazakhstan’s Karaganda region: facts about aircraft and crew

A pre-trial investigation was initiated into the crash of the FK -14 Polaris aircraft owned by the Aviation Training Center LLP, Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan, reports with reference to the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan.

Turkish Airlines launch new flight to Azerbaijan

Turkish Airlines have launched a direct Ankara – Baku – Ankara flight, Trend reports.

AZAL president meets with US ambassador to Azerbaijan

On Monday AZAL President Jahangir Asgarov held a meeting with US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Azerbaijan, Lee Litzenberger.

Direct flights from Ankara to Baku to help strengthening trade ties

Direct flights from Ankara to Baku will contribute to strengthening the trade ties between the two countries, said Gursel Baran, the head of the Ankara Chamber of Commerce (ACC), Trend reports with reference to Turkish media.

IrAero Airlines and its schedule of the new flight Moscow – Kokshetau

On May 26, 2019 IrAero Airlines, Russia, will launch its new flight to Kazakhstan en route Moscow, Russia – Kokshetau. Flights from Zhukovsky Airport (Moscow region, Russia) will be operated on Sundays on the Sukhoi Superjet-100 plane according to the following flight schedule:

The first plane of FlyArystan low cost air carrier lands in Almaty

The first plane of FlyArystan Airlines flew to Almaty International Airport, Kazinform reported with reference to the Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan.

Wizz Air to increase passenger traffic to/from Georgia up to 53%

According to Andras Rado, a spokesperson of Wizz Air, the airline plans to increase the number of its passengers carried to/from Georgia up to 53%.

Ellinair to resume its seasonal flights from Heraklion and Thessaloniki to Tbilisi

Ellinair, Greece, will resume two seasonal flights to Tbilisi, Georgia. From the Georgian capital city, the airline’s aircraft will fly to Crete and Thessaloniki, Greece, the Georgian Airports Association under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia reported.

Light-engine aircraft crashes in Kazakhstan

A light-engine aircraft crashed at the airfield in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, the Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development (MIID) of Kazakhstan reported.

AZAL, PASHA Travel agree on charter flights to three cities of Saudi Arabia

The presentation “Azerbaijan through the eyes of a falcon” of Azerbaijan Airlines, which was recently held in Riyadh, aroused great interest among Arab citizens and tour operators.

Air Astana apologizes to actor Nurtas Adambay for “system malfunction”

Air Astana, the Kazakhstan’s flag air carrier, apologized to the famous Kazakhstan actor Nurtas Adambay for not providing a passenger seat to him in business class, Bnews.kz reports.

Air Astana receives awards at World Travel Catering & On-board Services EXPO 2019

Air Astana received a series of interior, in-flight product and on-board catering awards at the World Travel Catering & On-board Services EXPO (WTCE) held in Hamburg, Germany in early April, Kazinform has learnt from the company’s press service.

MyWay Airlines to launch Tbilisi – Makhachkala flight

Starting from June 29, 2019 MyWay Airlines, Georgia, will start operating its direct flights en route Tbilisi, Georgia – Makhachkala, Russia.

AZAL presents its new regular flight in Almaty

In Almaty Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) held a presentation of its new regular Baku-Almaty-Baku route for travel operators and agents of Kazakhstan, Trend reports with reference to the press service of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines.

AZAL president attends opening of biggest Canton Fair in Guangzhou

At the invitation of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of Guangzhou, AZAL President Jahangir Asgarov took part at the opening of the Canton Fair – trade and industry fair in Guangzhou, China.

Direct flights to appear between Russia’s Dagestan and Georgia since June 2019

A direct flight will appear between the capital cities of Russia’s Dagestan and Georgia. The first flight is scheduled for the end of June 2019, Assistant Director General of Makhachkala airport Kamila Gamzatova informed TASS on Thursday.

Atyrau Airport closes for international and intercity flights

The Atyrau International Airport, Kazakhstan, is closed for international and intercity flights, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Kyrgyzstan, Turkey discuss launching Osh – Istanbul flight

Launching of Osh, Kyrgyzstan – Istanbul, Turkey flight was discussed on the sidelines of the fourth meeting of the Ministers of Transport of the Turkic Council with Turkey and the parties found mutual understanding on the issue, the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

Uzbekistan Airways starts operating its flights to Jakarta

Regular passenger flights en route Tashkent – Jakarta – Tashkent will be introduced since May 1, 2019 with a frequency of two times a week with an intermediate landing at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, according to the following flight schedule:

Boeing finishes 737-Max update test flights

The last technical test of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft with updated software before its certification was conducted on Wednesday, Trend reported with reference to TASS.

Kazakhstan’s Department of Emergency Situations comments on state of emergency with passenger planes in Kostanay

Yesterday, April 17, 2019 two passenger planes were immediately stuck in the asphalt concrete pavement of the runway at Kostanay International Airport, Kazinform reported with reference to the Department of Emergency Situations (DES), Kostanay Region, Kazakhstan.

Runway asphalt breaks down under plane, as it landed at Kazakhstan’s Kostanay airport

After the Air Astana’s passenger A320 aircraft landed onto the runway its asphalt sank beneath it, the Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan reported.

Airbus intends to deliver 34 helicopters to Uzbekistan

Airbus, the French aircraft manufacturer, signed a letter of intent today to deliver 34 helicopters to Uzbekistan. This information was announced by Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Secretary of State, Minister for European and Foreign Affairs of France.

Airline from Kazakhstan extends cancellation of its flights to India

Air Astana, the Kazakhstan’s flag air carrier, has extended the cancellation of Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – New Delhi, India, and Almaty, Kazakhstan – New Delhi flights until May 31, 2019 due to the closure of the airspace between India and Pakistan, Air Astana informed.

IrAero Airlines to launch Moscow – Karaganda flight – schedule

On May 21, 2019 IrAero Airlines, Russia, will begin operating its new flight to Kazakhstan en route Moscow – Karaganda. Flights from Zhukovsky International Airport to Sary-Arka International Airport will be operated three times a week on the Sukhoi Superjet-100 aircraft according to the following flight schedule:

Kazakh air carrier’s Boeing 757-200 undergoes MRO in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent

One more aircraft belonged to SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan, undergoes maintenance in the Uzbekistan Airways Technics (UAT), a division of Uzbekistan Airways. The plane arrived in Tashkent on the eve of the official visit of the President of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan.

Etihad Airways strengthens flight management systems with Amadeus technology

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced a new deal with Amadeus to transform its global load control system. The partnership will be launched worldwide to support Etihad Airways’ ongoing mission to improve operational capabilities and efficiencies.

Amadeus moves core shopping application onto Google Cloud to drive more speed, resilience and efficiency

In today’s digital world delivering a quick, simple and memorable shopping experience has become nothing short of essential. And travel is no exception.

Amadeus brings to life industry-changing digital experiences for travelers

Today marks a new milestone in Amadeus and Adobe’s partnership, as Amadeus is named Adobe Exchange Partner of the Year for 2018. Through this annual award, Adobe recognizes its top partners for driving significant customer value for Adobe Experience Cloud.

S7 Technics completes first heavy maintenance checks on A320neo aircraft

S7 Technics has become the first maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider in Russia and the CIS to perform base maintenance checks on the advanced Airbus A320neo narrow-body aircraft.

Investigation of criminal case on plane crash in Dacha SU resumed

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan resumed investigation of a criminal case on plane crash in Dacha SU. Prosecutor General’s Office reported.

Orenburg – Baku one-way airfare for just RUR 5,300+

Prices for Orenburg, Russia – Baku, Azerbaijan – Orenburg flights continue to decline. Sunny Azerbaijan has become more accessible thanks to IrAero Airlines, Russia.

Security measures strengthened at airports in Kazakhstan

The airports in Kazakhstan have strengthened their aviation security measures in accordance with the state program, according to the Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan.

Fleet of gas turbine helicopters in Asia grows

According to the Asian Sky Group, shocks in the offshore oil and gas market “made” some ‘turbulence’ in the Asian civilian gas turbine helicopter market in 2018, but the overall fleet size is still growing and has increased by 4.6%, partly due to growth in the aviation medicine segment.

Almaty International Airport gets into TOP-25 of Avinode rating for the first time

According to BizavNews, in April 2019, the Almaty International Airport got into the TOP-25 Avinode rating (21st place) for the first time in its history. The previous “achievement” of this airport includes 43rd position in February-March 2019.

Additional flight frequency: Bishkek – Istanbul – Bishkek

Avia Traffic Company, Kyrgyzstan, announces an increase in frequencies en route Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – Istanbul, Turkey – Bishkek.

Petropavlovsk – Moscow – Petropavlovsk flight to be launched in late May 2019

The North Kazakhstan Region promises to launch flights to Moscow this year, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan launches Almaty – Shymkent and Almaty – Pavlodar domestic flights costing KZT 5,000+

The Kazakhstan’s first low-cost FlyArystan Airlines has launched air ticket sales for flights from Almaty to Shymkent and Pavlodar, Kazinform reports with reference to the air company’s press service.

Tourists mainly arrive in Azerbaijan by air

The main flow of tourists arrives in Azerbaijan by air.