Daily Archives: 07.02.2018

GULF AIR to schedule operating Bahrain – Baku direct flights in summer 2018

Gulf Air, Bahrain, has its plans to launch direct flights from Bahrain to Baku, Azerbaijan, in the summer of 2018, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan said.

AZAL head mulls historical co-op with biggest cargo airlines Cargolux

President of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) Jahangir Askerov met with Richard Forson, the President and CEO of Cargolux in Baku.

Kazakh airlines increase income

Air Astana’s revenues received, as a result of air transportation, increased by 27 percent per year, and reached KZT 295.6 billion (US $ 1 = KZT 324) in 2017, which is 12.5 percent of the total revenues of transport companies, as compared with 10.5 percent in 2016.

Number of flights delayed at airport in Almaty

12 flights have been delayed at the Almaty International Airport, Kazakhstan, for the past day, NewTimes.kz reports. This information is reported on the Airport’s Facebook page.

Boeing 737 MAX 10 reaches firm configuration

Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 10 has reached a major milestone as the MAX program completed firm configuration on the airplane. This means engineers now have all the design requirements in place for what will be the largest member of Boeing’s single-aisle family. Boeing announced the achievement today at the Singapore Airshow.

Antimonopoly investigation is underway against airport in Kazakhstan’s Aktau

The Department for Regulation of Natural Monopolies and Competition Protection in Mangistau Region, Kazakhstan, conducts an investigation against the Aktau International Airport for abuse of monopoly position, Serzhan Sikhimbekuly, CEO, regional antimonopoly agency, told at the board meeting, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Dubai – Almaty plane forced to land in Shymkent

An aircraft en route from Dubai to Almaty made an emergency landing at the airport of Shymkent, Kazinform correspondent reports.

Uzbekistan Airways receives allowance to sell its air tickets for international flights below their cost

The national airline of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan Airways, has the right to sell its air tickets for international flights at prices below the cost price.

Uzbekistan to transfer airport in private hands for the first time

Uzbekistan intends to withdraw the airport in Karshi from Uzbekistan Airways’ ownership and transfer it to the management of a specialized company, Sputnik Uzbekistan reports.

Airport in Petropavlovsk fined for weak anti-terrorism protection

The international airport in Petropavlovsk, northern Kazakhstan, was fined for improper performance of its duties, as regards providing antiterrorist protection, according to the Kyzylzhar District Court.