Monthly Archives: October 2017

Airlines in Kazakhstan to be responsible for the life and health of passengers with disabilities

Askar Shakirov, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan, received the reply from Tamara Duisenova, Minister of Labour and Social Protection, to the earlier addressed appeal to the Government of Kazakhstan.

Air Astana tells on shortage of pilots and mechanics

The air carriers registered in Kazakhstan require professional pilots and maintenance specialists, Air Astana President and CEO Peter Foster said at the press conference, Kazinform reported.

Air Astana to relocate technical staff

Air Astana made a decision to relocate part of its technical staff to the Kazakh capital Astana, Kazinform reports.

WizzAir passengers to no longer have to pay extra for their luggage

Passengers of the low-cost WizzAir Airlines will no longer pay an additional tax for their large baggage.

Samarkand – Istanbul – Samarkand direct flights launched

The Samarkand, Uzbekistan – Istanbul, Turkey – Samarkand regular air communication of Uzbekistan Airways was launched on Oct. 30.

SCAT Airlines launches its flights from Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport to Kazakhstan’s Shymkent and Aktau

SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan, has launched its flights from Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport to Shymkent and Aktau, the cities of Kazakhstan.

Vnukovo International Airport welcomes new partner – Somon Air

On October 30, 2017, Somon Air, Tajikistan, started operating its flights from Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport to Kulyab, Tajikistan. Flights to Kulyab will be carried out on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with departure from Vnukovo at 11:15 pm local time.

Kyrgyz Parliament member: Is Air Kyrgyzstan bankrupt?

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The member of the Kyrgyz Parliament Askarbek Shadiev (Bir Bol) asked Abdimalik Busurmankulov, the head of the Directorate for Investment and Infrastructure Development of Manas International Airport OJSC, whether the Air Kyrgyzstan Airlines is bankrupt.

Ministry of Transport plans to withdraw Kyrgyz airlines from the EU’s black list in 2019

The Ministry of Transport and Roads of Kyrgyzstan has plans to withdraw Kyrgyz airlines from the EU’s black list in 2019, Zhamshitbek Kalilov, Minister of Transport, said during the meeting for the Committee on Transport, Communications, Architecture and Construction on October 31, 2017.

Finnair transforms its booking experience with Amadeus’ newest digital retailing API

The new technology brings flexibility to Finnair’s online retailing experience, allowing booking flows to be adapted to what works best for the traveller.