Uzbekistan’s air carrier expected to resume twice-weekly service from Tashkent to Dushanbe

Uzbekistan Airways is expected to resume twice-weekly service from Tashkent to Dushanbe on October 29.  The flight will be operated on Mondays and Thursdays.

Hundreds of Kyrgyz citizens stuck at Istanbul airport due to Air Manas’ plane breakdown

Hundreds of Kyrgyz citizens were stuck in Turkey for three days because of a plane breakdown.

US $ 5.8 million needed to resume airport in Kyrgyzstan’s Kyzyl-Kiya – MP

During the on-site meeting in the Nookat district of the Osh region and the Kadamzhai district of the Batken region Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz Parliament’s Committee on Transport, Communications, Architecture and Construction visited the airport in Kyzyl-Kiya, the Parliament’s Press Service reported.

Spotting event dedicated to 85th anniversary of Kyrgyz civil aviation held at Manas International Airport

On October 13, 2018, the main event of the fall for fans of aviation photography – spotting, dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Civil Aviation Sector of the Kyrgyz Republic, took place at the Manas International Airport near Bishkek.

Turkmen President’s plane makes its secret flight to Germany once again

On October 14, 2018 the Turkmen President’s Boeing 737 plane secretly flew to Frankfurt am Main, Germany, once again, as it arrived in this German city at 05:42 pm local time. At 06:50 pm, the plane flew back.

Civil aviation sector of Turkmenistan makes steep peak

In recent years, the civil aviation sector of Turkmenistan has become an exhibition of the stupidity and helplessness of the Turkmen rulers.

Russia’s Pobeda Airlines to launch Perm – Tbilisi direct flight

On October 29, 2018 the Russia’s low-cost Pobeda Airlines will launch its direct regular flight en route Perm, Russia – Tbilisi, Georgia. Flights from the Perm’s Bolshoe Savino International Airport to the Tbilisi’s Shota Rustaveli International Airport will be operated three times a week on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft according to the following flight schedule:

Volga-Dnepr Airlines to develop hub in Belgium

AirBridgeCargo Airlines affiliated with the Russian freight carrier Volga-Dnepr Airlines intends to develop a hub in Belgium’s Liege Airport. Investments amount to 25 mln euro, the company says on Friday, TASS reports.

Azerbaijan Airlines to transfer all its flights to Istanbul New Airport

Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC (AZAL) will transfer all its flights, which are currently made to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, to the Istanbul New Airport, Pasha Kesamanski. Spokesperson, AZAL, told Trend on October 12, 2018.

China to create three-tier service system for civil aviation industry by 2020

China is planning to build a three-level service system for flights in low-altitude airspace to meet the needs of the country’s general aviation development, the Civil Aviation Administration of China announced on Friday.

Passenger traffic grew by 22 percent, and number of flights completed – by 16 percent

According to the Civil Aviation Agency under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Georgia, during the nine months (Jan – Sep) 2018, the airports of Georgia served 3,920,771 passengers. As compared to the Jan-Sep 2017 period, passenger traffic increased by 22.55 percent and by 79.71 percent, as compared to the same period in 2016.

Technologies that will change the travel industry

On October 4, 2018, Travel Tech Conference Russia was held. This is an annual conference that brings together leading experts and representatives of companies working in the field of information technology in the travel industry. The first part of the event was devoted to a review of the latest trends, trends and technological innovations.

Profession of the future: world needs thousands of new pilots, but where to get them from?

At the end of this summer, when the U.S. state of California swept through disastrous forest fires, the agency responsible for fighting the fire faced an additional problem.

Prices for flights from new Istanbul airport to Baku revealed

Airfares prices for roundtrip flights from the new Istanbul Airport to Baku amounted to US $ 99, Turkish media write on Friday.

ICAO 13th Air Navigation Conference opens in Montreal

On October 9, 2018, the ICAO 13th Air Navigation Conference opened in Montreal, Canada. The theme of the Conference is “From Development to Implementation” covers a discussion of the key problems of implementing technical and organizational solutions related to the development and improvement of technologies, operational concepts and roadmaps from the development stage to implementation in the air navigation system functioning.

Date of first flight to Baku from new Istanbul airport revealed

The first flight to Baku from the new airport in Istanbul will take place on November 1, 2018 at 15:55 (GMT + 3), the General Directorate of State Airports of Turkey (DHMİ) said in a statement.

Heydar Aliyev International Airport serves almost 3.5 million passengers in nine months

During the first nine months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 3.49 million passengers, the airport said in the statement.

British Airways, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, the airlines of the LATAM Group, and Finnair join NDC Exchange

ATPCO & SITA see exponential growth ahead for joint exchange leveraging IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC).

Embraer starts flight tests of its first transport KC-390 aircraft

The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer started flight tests of its first transport aircraft KC-390.

Avia Traffic Company launches its new Bishkek – New Delhi – Bishkek flight

Avia Traffic Company, Kyrgyzstan, announces its new flight en route Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – New Delhi, India – Bishkek (Flight No. TF 703/704).

Member of the Kyrgyz Parliament believes that Air Kyrgyzstan is specifically bankrupt, selling aircraft and spending money

The state-owned air company Air Kyrgyzstan is specifically bankrupt, selling its aircraft and spending money, the MP Tazabek Ikramov said at a meeting of the Kyrgyz Parliament, where they are considering various socio-economic issues.

Islam Karimov’s son sued Uzbekistan Airways

The son from the first marriage of the late first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, Peter, filed a lawsuit in the Tver District Court, Moscow, Russia, demanding to recover unpaid wages from his former employer, centralasian.org writes.

Civil Aviation Committee names the most popular flights among Kazakhstan residents

Flights to Astana are the most popular air routes in Kazakhstan, the Civil Aviation Committee under the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan reported.

Wizz Air changes rules to transport hand luggage

Starting from November 1, 2018 Wizz Air, a Hungarian low-cost air carrier, changes the rules for free hand luggage allowance, reducing the size of things, transportation of which is included in the air ticket, avianews writes.

Ticket sales for flights from Istanbul’s 3rd airport to Baku begin

The sale of tickets for flights from the third airport of Istanbul to Baku has begun, the Turkish media wrote Oct. 10.

Saudi Arabian Airlines denies passenger boarding for wearing shorts

A man has been refused entry onto a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight for wearing shorts.

Kazakh Parliament approves bill allowing to disembark air passengers for safety

Deputies of the Parliament of Kazakhstan approved the draft law “To Ratify the Convention on Crimes and Some Other Acts Committed on Board the Aircraft” and the Protocol amending the named Convention, Kazinform reported.

How often do Kazakhstan residents break order on board the aircraft?

Roman Sklyar, the First Vice-Minister for Investment and Development, Kazakhstan, told at the plenary session of the Majilis (Kazakh Parliament) how often Kazakhstan residents violate the rules of conduct on board the aircraft, as he presented a bill to ratify the Convention on Crimes and Some Other Acts Committed on Board the Aircraft, Kazinform reported.

Kutaisi – Austria direct air service to be launched since October 11th

Starting from October 11, 2018 Kutaisi, Georgia – Austria air traffic begins. Wizz Air, Hungary, a low-cost airline of Central and Eastern Europe, will operate its first regular flight from Kutaisi to Vienna.

Airport in Kazakhstan’s Kostanai after reconstruction to be able to take cargo planes

Bringing the transport and logistics industry of the Kostanai Region, Kazakhstan, to the appropriate view will give a powerful impetus to increase exports, as well as to develop inbound and domestic tourism, Bakytzhan Yesengulov, director of the regional Passenger Transport and Highways Department, expressed his opinion during the assessment when discussing the Kazakh President’s ‘Speech to Kazakh People’, the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan, reported.

Activity of another airline suspended in Kazakhstan

The Kazakh Civil Aviation Committee (CAA) suspended the activities of Fauna Air LLP due to violations, the CAA reported on its page on Facebook.

Ural Airlines cancels two flights from Perm to Dushanbe

Ural Airlines, Russia, has canceled two flights en route Perm, Russia – Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The flight program was supposed to start today.

Turkmenistan has no air tickets until end of January 2019

In Turkmenistan, the shortage of air tickets has become aggravated; in the usual manner, it is impossible to buy air tickets for flights until January 2019, Azatlyk Radio reported on October 9, 2018.

Astana, Belgrade to launch direct flight

Kazakhstan and Serbia are set to launch a direct flight linking their capital cities, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry for Investment and Cooperation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Airbus would like to become part of Azerbaijan’s space industry, says VP

Airbus, the European Aerospace Corporation, headquartered in France, wants to become part of the space industry of Azerbaijan, Silver Delaunay, Vice-President, Airbus told the Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan.

AZAL, HungaroControl to co-op in air traffic management

A delegation of HungaroControl headed by its Executive Director Kornel Szepessy arrived in Baku for a working visit on October 9, the press service of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC said in a statement.

Police to be partly replaced at Dushanbe International Airport

After the shooting incident at Dushanbe International Airport, Tajikistan, a partial rotation of police officers will take place, the Tajik Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

Experts warn passengers about danger of phone falling over the seat on board the aircraft

Travel industry experts have warned passengers of the dangers they might face if they drop a phone behind the seat on board the aircraft, Lenta.ru writes with reference to The Sun.

Almaty International Airport ceases attempt to carry cartridges on board the aircraft

The screening service employees of the Almaty International Airport, Kazakhstan, have stopped an attempt to bring ammunition aboard the aircraft, the airport said, according to RIA Novosti.

Almaty International Airport comments incident with a passenger without air ticket

The administration of the Almaty International Airport (AIA) refutes the statement of the Frontier Service about a VIP-agent’s request to let a passenger without an air ticket onto the plane, Kazinform writes.

Block chain emerges as a priority technology for research among airlines and airports in 2018

Block chain is fast emerging as the priority technology for future exploration among airport and airline CIOs globally, attracting the most research attention in 2018. This is according to new research released by SITA.

Qatar Airways expects to sign document to purchase 25% of Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport soon

Qatar Airways is waiting for the signing of a document that starts the process of buying 25 percent of Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport within a few weeks, RIA Novosti reported on Monday with reference to Akbar al-Backer, CEO, Qatar Airways.

Guillaume Faury to be appointed Airbus CEO

The Board of Governors, Airbus, announced its decision to nominate Guillaume Faury for the position of CEO of the named Corporation, the TASS reports on the decision taken at the Board meeting on Monday, the Airbus Company said in its statement.

Almaty International Airport employees punished for the case when unauthorized person entered passenger cabin

On September 14, 2018, the well-known singer of Kazakhstan Toregali Toreali, without being a passenger, went into the cabin with his family. As a result of the incident, the Almaty – Hong Kong flight was delayed. The Almaty International Airport confirmed this information.

Ural Airlines: Nizhnevartovsk – Ganja flight schedule

On October 30, 2018 Ural Airlines, Russia, will launch its new flight en route Nizhnevartovsk, Russia – Ganja, Azerbaijan. Flights to Azerbaijan will be operated on Tuesdays on the Airbus A320 according to the following flight schedule:

Car entry rules change at Almaty International Airport

The Kazakhstan’s Almaty International Airport has changed car entry rules, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

The head of the criminal investigation department of the Dushanbe airport shot his subordinate

The head of the criminal investigation department of the Dushanbe International Airport on October 6 at the workplace from a service weapon – a Makarov pistol fired at his subordinate, said Interior Ministry spokesman Umarjon Emomali.

President of Kyrgyzstan: It is necessary to increase safety of air travel and quality of service delivery

Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov congratulated the civil aviation veterans and workers of the Kyrgyz Republic on the 85th anniversary of civil aviation.

Postal drones to deliver parcels in Kazakhstan’s Kyzylorda region

Next year, the Kyzylorda region, Kazakhstan, intends to launch mail delivery service using drones, Aida Abibullayeva, Director, Kazpost branch JSC informed at a briefing in the Regional Communication Service, Kazinform reports with reference to the official regional governor’s website.

Runway of abandoned airport to be restored in East Kazakhstan

The administration of one of the districts of the East Kazakhstan region intends to reanimate the runway, which has not been operating for many years, Kazinform reports with reference to Ustinka Live.

Passenger traffic at Georgian airports increased by 23%

During the Jan – Sep 2018 period, passenger traffic at Georgian airports has been increased by 23%, as compared to the same period in 2017 and amounted to 3.9 million people, whereas it was 3.1 million in 2017.

Russia’s Udmurtia wants to construct drones jointly with Azerbaijan

Udmurtia, Russia, proposes to establish joint production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Azerbaijan, the First Deputy Chairperson of the Udmurt Republic Alexander Svinin told Trend.

Gulfstream delivers its first G500

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. last week delivered the first all-new Gulfstream G500, officially marking the arrival of a new generation of Gulfstream innovation and design according to the company. The North American customer took delivery of the record-breaking aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah headquarters, just shy of four years after the aircraft was announced in October 2014.

Uzbekistan Airways launches Tashkent – Jeddah regular flight

Starting from October 28, 2018, Uzbekistan Airways will launch a new regular flight en route Tashkent – Jeddah. Flights from Tashkent’s Islam Karimov International Airport to Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport (roundtrip air service) will be operated twice a week on Boeing 767-300 aircraft according to the following flight schedule:

Buta Airways opens direct flight to Georgia’s popular resort

Starting from June 14, 2019, the low-cost airline Buta Airways will launch direct flight to Georgia’s popular resort – Batumi.

Heydar Aliyev Airport is among world’s 14 most beautiful airports

Heydar Aliyev International Airport, located in Baku, Azerbaijan, is among 14 most beautiful airports in the world, according to the rating made by Curbed, an American real-estate blog network.

Air Astana intends to expand the number of domestic work and service providers

Air Astana, the Kazakhstan’s national air carrier, held an open day on Wednesday in Astana for potential and existing providers, where they told partners about their requirements and rules for the provision of their services.

Ural Airlines opens a new flight from Nizhnevartovsk to Ganja

New flights to Azerbaijan will be added to the winter flight schedule of Ural Airlines, Russia.

Secondary market shrinks

The Mente Group, which specializes in brokerage and consulting services in the secondary market, is notably successful in the sale of used aircraft this year. But company president and chief executive officer Brian Proctor warns that several negative factors may slow the company’s operations next year.

Aircraft from artificial web to be constructed in Europe

The French aircraft manufacturer and the German manufacturer of synthetic biopolymers will develop a new material based on artificial web that will make planes much lighter, RIA Novosti reports with reference to Euro Pulse.