Monthly Archives: April 2018

SITA: World airlines repeatedly improve their luggage service performance

Airlines around the world have once again improved the rate of baggage delivery, this is according to the SITA 2018 Baggage Report published today. This continues the improvement trend of more than a decade which has seen baggage mishandling drop by 70% since 2007. This is the 14th year that SITA has issued its report and it marks 2018 as a turning point for the global air transport industry as airlines increasingly adopt baggage tracking technologies.

Dushanbe – Tashkent flights to continue despite their unprofitable nature

The Civil Aviation Agency of Tajikistan has begun to verify the facts stated in the Uzbekistan Airways’ letter.

Kyrgyz airports increased their freight traffic by 21.9% in 2017

In 2017, the Kyrgyz airports, which are part of the Manas International Airport OJSC handled 30,977 metric tons of cargo for arrivals/departures. Of these, 30,582 metric tons were carried on international flights and 395 metric tons – on domestic flights. This information is stated in the report of the named company.

Uzbekistan Airways to receive its third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

The Uzbekistan’s national airline Uzbekistan Airways and The Boeing Company signed an agreement on the delivery of another passenger liner Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, according to Uzbekistan Airways.

Air tickets for Baku – Tivat flights now available on AZAL’s website

Starting from April 30, air tickets for the flights to Tivat – the popular resort of Montenegro, are available on the website of Azerbaijan’s national air carrier www.azal.az, the press service of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) CJSC told Trend.

Wizz Air to launch Kutaisi – Barcelona flight

On May 18, 2018 Wizz Air, a Hungarian low-cost air carrier, will launch its new international flight en route Kutaisi, Georgia – Barcelona, Spain. Flights from Kopitnari airport in Kutaisi to El Prat airport in Barcelona (roundtrip air services) will be operated three times a week by Airbus A320 according to the following flight schedule:

Plane flying from Saint-Petersburg to Khujand urgently lands in Moscow

The plane belonged to Ural Airlines, Russia, which was flying en route St. Petersburg, Russia – Khujand, Tajikistan, yesterday’s morning, had to land in Moscow, Russia, because of a passenger who became ill, Ural Airlines informed Asia Plus News Agency, Tajikistan.

Ambulance aircraft delivers Kazakh resident to Astana, as she had stroke in Thailand

On April 27, 2018 the air ambulance aircraft delivered a resident, who suffered a stroke in Thailand, to Astana, the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan, refers to the Ministry of Health, Kazakhstan.

Telescopic ladder appeared at Taraz International Airport

A solemn event dedicated to the first launch of the telescopic ladder took place at the Aulie-Ata International Airport in Taraz, Kazakhstan, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Kuwait Airways starts operating its flights to Tbilisi

The Kuwait’s national airline, Kuwait Airways, will begin its regular passenger flights to Tbilisi, Georgia, in June 2018, the Civil Aviation Agency under the Georgian Ministry of Economy said.