Monthly Archives: November 2015

President of Tajikistan discusses cooperation with Vice President of Airbus Group in Paris

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President
of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, who arrived in Paris to attend the United Nations Climate
Change Conference on Sunday, met with Vice President of Airbus Group Silver
Delone.

The
sides discussed possibilities of development of mutually beneficial cooperation
in the field of transport during the meeting.

Airbus
produces military, passenger and cargo aircraft and helicopters.

Source – http://www.akipress.com/

Uzbekistan Airways launches new A320 Full-flight simulator

Uzbekistan Airways launches new A320 Full-flight simulator

Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) commissioned a new
Full-flight simulator of the Airbus A320 airplane.

The
Uzbek airline purchased the simulator from the CAE Company, Canada, which
produces aviation simulators.

New
simulator will help the Uzbek pilots to improve their skills in conditions
close to real and work on actions of the crew in special conditions.

The
Full-flight simulator of the Airbus A320 airplane was received in late August. Representatives
of Uzbekistan Airways and Canadian specialists are working on installation of
the simulator.

Received
simulator is new product of the CAE. It is equipped with computers, movement
and visualization system. The crew cabin looks like cabin of A320. Its weight
is about 10 metric tons. After some tests, the State Aviation Supervision
Service gave permission to use it.

At the
first stage, Canadian experts will train eight Uzbek specialists, who will
ensure work of the simulator. First group of pilots of Uzbekistan Airways
started training with use of new simulator.

We note
herein that technical equipment of the Uzbekistan Airways’ training complex allows
the national airline to carry out simulator training exercises for not only its
own flight personnel, but also such training and retraining are offered to
pilots of foreign airlines. Currently, training complex of the Uzbek airline
has training apparatus of Boeing-757/767, A320 and IL-114-100. After
installation of the Full-flight simulator of the Airbus A320 airplane,
Uzbekistan Airways will have all necessary base for training and re-training of
pilots for A320 without attracting foreign educational establishments.

Source – http://www.uzdaily.uz/

On Saturday, Astana – Aktobe flight passengers trapped in capital airport

On Saturday, November 28, 2015, Bek Air, the Airline registered in Kazakhstan, postponed
its Astana – Aktobe domestic flight (Z9 2023) for 10 hours.

The flight should have departed at 12:00a.m., but it was postponed till 10:00p.m.
for the aircraft substitution, the Astana International Airport said.

This flight was combined with the flight Z9 2031 to Uralsk destination, the Airport’s Directorry
Inquiries reported.

Source – http://kazinform.kz/

Personnel changes occur in Baku airport

A new
acting director has been appointed at the Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport Department
of the Ministry of National Security of Azerbaijan, a source told Trend Nov.27.

Movsum
Ashurov, who previously worked in this department, became the new acting
director.

Earlier,
the head of this department, colonel Parviz Valiyev was dismissed.

Source – http://en.trend.az/

AZAL, Eurocontrol ink deal on air traffic control

Azerbaijan Airlines and the European Organization for the Safety of Air
Navigation signed an agreement in Bakuon November 27.

The document was undersigned by General Director of Eurocontrol Frank
Brenner and AZAL First Vice-President Sabir Ilyasov.

The parties agreed to coordinate air-traffic control activity through
the creation of an international system to manage air-traffic flow.

This coordination will ensure the most efficient use of the airspace and
harmonize any other measures necessary to ensure the safe and orderly flow of
air traffic.

Ilyasov informed the guests about the activity of AZAL, development of
the aviation in Azerbaijan,
new terminals built in recent years, expansion and strengthening of the
airline’s fleet, development of a network of air links with many countries of
the world.

Brenner, for his part, said Azerbaijan is an important partner
for Eurocontrol.

He expressed his admiration with the level of development of the
navigation system in the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, noting that Azerbaijan has an exceptional geographical
situation for flights between Europe and Asia,
and for transit.

“I see a great potential for cooperation with such rapidly developing
country as Azerbaijan,” said
the General Director, noting that the air navigation system in Azerbaijan meet
modern European standards.

AZAL Vice-President Arif Mammadov, commenting on the deal, told
journalists that Eurocontrol uses advanced technology and thanks to the
agreement, these technologies and programs will be available to Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan’s
airspace will be used more efficiently. Eurocontrol will help us in drawing up
plans for aircraft operations and distributing these plans in all European
countries for the whole route,” said the vice president.

Before the signing ceremony, Eurocontrol delegation familiarized with
the building of the main air traffic control center, visited the halls for
ground and air flight control, the department of aeronautical meteorology.

The guests also visited the National Aviation Academy,
familiarized with the Training Center of the Department
of Air Navigation, and visited the training class, where pilots, flight
attendants and dispatchers are trained, familiarized with the Museum of the
Azerbaijani Civil Aviation.

Eurocontrol was founded in 1960 with the main aim of developing a
pan-European air traffic management system in the framework of the Single
European Sky project. The organization is working on a seamless pan-European
air-traffic management system. Currently it includes 41 countries, with
headquarters in Brussels.

Azerbaijan Airlines is a major air carrier and one of the leaders of the
aviation community of the CIS countries, with the newest airplane fleets,
consisting of 25 airplanes. The airline flies to 40 destinations in 19
countries and transported more than 1.8 million passengers in 2014.

Azerbaijani civil aviation aircraft fully meet the standards of the
International Civil Aviation Organization, and AZAL is a member of the most
prestigious civil aviation association – the International Air Transport
Association.

AZAL received a prestigious “4 Stars” from the leader in air
transport research, the world-famous British consulting company Skytrax in June
2015.

Source – http://www.trend.az/

Dassault delivers medical Falcon 2000LX to China

On 23
November,
Dassault delivered a Falcon 2000LX business jet to Chinese
medical evacuation provider Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center (999). The
large-cabin business jet – a former customer demonstrator – is the first
fixed-wing aircraft in Chinaequipped to perform air ambulance missions, according to the French airframer.

The
company fully outfitted a Falcon 2000LX airplane, the first wing aircraft in China fully
equipped to perform air medevac services. It is equipped with an electrical
patient loading system, a full medical suite, and an electrical power supply to
support a complete medical module. A stretcher with dedicated lighting, a
three-bottle oxygen supply and monitoring and analysis equipment are part of
the plan’s medical module.

Special
devices including defibrillators, electrocardiographs, echographs and a blood
bank will also be able to assist patients transported by the plane.

Dassault
says 999 was the first air medevac provider in China to launch a
“three-dimensional rescue package”, combining ambulances, helicopters
and fixed-wing aircraft. “In the decade it has been in operation,” it
continues, “999 has provided pre-hospital rescue and medical treatment
service for over 3 million patients.”

The
2000LX and its short-field stablemates, the LXS and S, are the latest of seven
different Falcon 2000 models that have been introduced by Dassault since the
first iteration 20 years ago. “Despite its long pedigree, the 2000 remains the
most popular business jet in its segment, with more than 550 units currently in
service worldwide,” the company says.

Two
other medevac-configured 2000LXs are in service with the French air force’s ET
60 squadron – formerly dubbed ETEC.

Falcon
2000LX is a modification of the Falcon 2000, differs from the previous (Falcon
2000EX) with the increased maximum range of 7,400 km at a speed of
Mach 0.80 and a best-in-class climb speed – 12,500 meters for 18
minutes. As regards jet fuel economy, Falcon 2000LX is the best in the class of
heavy jets. This means that in the case of intensive use of the aircraft the total
cost of the content will be significantly lower than the content of its competitors.
Falcon 2000LX received EASA and FAA certification in April 2009.

Source – https://www.flightglobal.com/

BAA Training signs Cadet Training contract

On
October 22nd BAA Training located in Lithuaniahas signed Ab initio Cadet Training partnership agreement with BayViet Aviation Academy from Vietnam. According
to the recently inked contract, a group of Cadets will be traveling to Lithuania as
early as spring of 2016 for flight training.

“Throughout
the years of operation in pilot training, we have realized that regulations
which academy operates under play the key role in the quality of graduates’
professionalism and preparation for the airline job. We also have well defined
aim to provide the Vietnam carriers with skilled and well prepared pilots, and
EASA pilot license is well known in the aviation world as a reliable option for
expertise in young pilots. This has made us turn toward EASA as a preferred
training standard and look for strong and reliable EASA approved partners”
commented the CEO of BayViet Capt. Nguyen Nam Lien.

BayViet Aviation Academy is a subsidiary of Vietnam
Airlines – Vietnamflag carrier; therefore, flight academy places major focus on the quality of
aviation training. The quality focus has led BayViet Aviation Academy to encourage
pilot Cadets to be trained according to the highly rated EASA regulations. After
the carefully performed EASA approved aviation academy market analysis, BayViet Aviation Academyhas signed the contract with BAA Training for the first mutual Cadet Pilot
training group.

“This
Cadet Training partnership facilitates dual benefits on our aviation training
academy: it obliges us to remain the strong aviation solutions provider that we
have come to be and also opens up numerous opportunities as we continue
developing the relationships and building expertise in Pilot Cadet training”,
commented Egle Vaitkeviciute, CEO of BAA Training.

The
long-term contract between two aviation academies already has a group of
Vietnamese students working towards their EASA licenses, and is planned to
graduate the Ab Initio School in the third quarter of 2017.

About BayViet:

BayViet Aviation Academy also known as Viet Flight
training is Vietnambased approved training organization(ATO) founded in 2008. Bayviet is approved
by CAAV (Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam) to provide ATP Theoretical
course, MCC based on EASA standard and flight training in partnership with CAAV
approved flying schools for those who desire to become pilots.

Source – http://www.baatraining.com/

Uzbekistan Airways offers promotional prices for Samarqand flights

Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) prolonged promotional
prices to air tickets for flights to Samarqand,
Uzbekistan
, till
December 27, 2015, the Air Company said in its statement.

Within
the promotional campaign, passengers can buy their one way air tickets for EUR 18,
the Air Company stressed.

The Air
Company also informed that citizens of Uzbekistanwill pay for their air tickets in the national currency, soums, at the exchange
rate of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan,
set on the day of payment.

Source – http://www.uzdaily.uz/

18 flights delayed, six canceled in Almaty because of bad weather

18 flights are canceled in Almaty because of the bad weather.

As the
press service of the airport of Almaty informs, two flights from Almaty to Astana andUralsk have
been canceled. Flight to Semei, Astana (2), Atyrau and two international
flights – to Urumqi and Dubai are delayed.

Flights from Kostanai, Pavlodar, Astana
(4), Aktau, Shymkent, Semey and two international flights – from Beijing and Ashgabat to
Almaty delayed.

The temperature is -5 degrees Celsius in Almaty and the dense fog has
been covering Almaty since yesterday, November 26.

Source – http://new.inform.kz/

Kyrgyz Parliament believes it is necessary to resume air services with Dzhalal-Abad in Kyrgyzstan

The Kyrgyz
Parliament says it is necessary to resume air links with Dzhalal-Abad, Saidulla
Nyshanov (Ata Meken Faction), Member of Parliament, said today.

He
noted that the runway at Dzhalal-Abad airport has already been repaired, but
the flights are not made. “Currently, the population of the region has to go toOsh, Kyrgyzstan, to fly somewhere, and
this leads to additional costs and waste of time”, Mr. Nyshanov said.

The
Member of Parliament asked a Plenipotentiary Representative of the Government in
the Parliament to send a corresponding request to relevant state agencies.

Other
deputies also touched their issued related with the civil aviation sector and,
in connection with which, Vice-Speaker Nurbek Alimbekov who is presiding at
today’s session of the Parliament asked the relevant committee of the Parliament
to consider all parliamentary inquiries.

Source – http://www.24.kg/