Daily Archives: 13.02.2018

Construction of international airport in Turkmenabat completed

This is the third ground-based civil aviation infrastructure of the international class, built within the framework of the “National Civil Aviation Development Program of Turkmenistan for 2012-2030”. In accordance with this Program, new airports have been commissioned and built in Ashgabat and the regions, the existing airports, terminals, infrastructure facilities are being reconstructed.

Uzbekistan Airways joins the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) of the United Kingdom

This event was an important step in strengthening tourist relations between the two countries and popularizing the tourist potential of Uzbekistan in the British tourist services market. Membership in this association will make it possible to widely promote the ‘Uzbekistan Airways’ brand and the country’s tourism product, as well as significantly increase the flow of tourists from the U.K. to Uzbekistan.

Starling Jet – hybrid vertical take-off and landing business jet

The British startup Samad Aerospace is developing the world’s first hybrid business jet with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). The business jet will accommodate 10 passengers and will be able to fly 2,400 km. The first flight tests of the hybrid will take place in 2024. The company is also working on reduced models of purely electric aircraft for private flights and cargo transportation.

Vice President: Number of passengers transported by AZAL growing every year

The number of passengers transported by Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC (AZAL) is growing every year, Eldar Hajiyev, AZAL vice president, said.

An-148 air crash not far from Moscow: the main things about the tragedy, in which 71 people died

On February 11, the An-148 passenger airliner belonged to Russia’s Saratov Airlines, took off to fly en route Moscow – Orsk and crashed. The plane departed from the Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport at 02:24 pm local time, and after a few minutes it stopped contacting and disappeared from the radar. “Novaya Gazeta” newspaper provided with the following details of what happened.

Air Astana comments on a report on defects in Airbus aircraft

Air Astana, the Kazakhstan’s flag air carrier, has responded to reports regarding some problems with the Pratt & Whitney engines, USA, which manages part of the world’s Airbus A320neos, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Urgench – St. Petersburg flight delayed for three hours because of emergency landing in Samara

Uzbekistan Airways, which carried out the Urgench, Uzbekistan – St. Petersburg, Russia, flight on Monday, made an emergency landing in Russia’s Samara due to the ill-health of one of the passengers, according to the Air Company’s website.