Yearly Archives: 2018

Kyrgyz Parliament members propose to introduce Open Skies policy in Kyrgyzstan

Deputies of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan suggest introducing Open Skies and the Fifth Freedom of the Air policy in the country. A group of deputies prepared amendments to the Air Code of the Kyrgyz Republic and submitted the bill for public discussion.

Aruba Airlines launches the world’s shortest international flight

In less than 10 minutes, flyers can travel from Venezuela to Aruba aboard the newly launched route from Aruba Airlines.

AZAL, Buta Airways passengers to get additional free baggage allowance on Ramadan holiday

On the Ramadan holiday passengers of all flights of AZAL and Buta Airways, which will be carried out on June 15 and 16, 2018, will get one piece of additional free checked baggage allowance, press service of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC told Trend May 25.

Air Astana opens its new center for aircraft maintenance

A presentation of the Air Astana Aviation Technical Center was held at the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport in Astana, Kazakhstan, Kazakhstani media reported.

Nordwind Airlines launches Kazan – Tashkent flight

On 1 June 2018, Nordwind Airlines will start operating its international flights en route Kazan, Russia – Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Kazan.

Turkish, Kazakh aviation firms seal deal

Aviation firms of Turkey and Kazakhstan signed a cooperation deal in the Kazakh capital Astana on Thursday during an international exhibition, Anadolu reports.

Illegals from Serbia repair runway at airport in Kazakhstan’s Semei

During the raids aimed at revealing violations of the rules of registration, over 30 foreigners were brought to administrative responsibility, the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan, refers with reference to the Department of Internal Affairs in Semei.

Krasnodar – Tbilisi direct flights launched

Since May 24, 2018 Ural Airlines, Russia, has started operating its direct flights en route Krasnodar, Russia – Tbilisi, Georgia.

Baku, Bucharest may launch direct flights

The Romanian airline TAROM plans to launch direct flights on Bucharest, Romania – Baku, Azerbaijan, air route, Routes Online (portal devoted to aviation route development) reported May 24.

16 aerodromes to be built and reconstructed in Kazakhstan

As regards the passengers transported by air in Kazakhstan for Jan-Apr 2018, the growth is 21% or 2.3 million people, as compared to 1.9 million in 2017, Zhennis Kassymbek, Minister for Investments and Development of Kazakhstan, announced at the meeting with the population.