Monthly Archives: May 2018

SAS renews multi-year technology agreement with Amadeus

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is one of Amadeus’ first airline customers, and 2017 marked 30 years of partnership between the two companies. Today, Amadeus and the airline announce a renewal of their multi-year partnership, including a distribution agreement that guarantees SAS’ travel agency partners continued access to the airline’s full range of fares and prices through Amadeus.

Aircraft start flying from Kazakhstan to Russia’s Novosibirsk, Tomsk

On May 30, 2018 S7 Airlines, Russia, began operating its direct scheduled flights en route Novosibirsk – Pavlodar.

Kyrgyz Parliament member – to the Civil Aviation Agency: Did you suggest transferring Air Kyrgyzstan to Manas International Airport?

On May 31, 2018 Abdyvahap Nurbayev, the member of the Kyrgyz Parliament, asked the Director of the Civil Aviation Agency (CAA) Kurmanbek Akyshev, whether they offer to transfer Air Kyrgyzstan to Manas International Airport OJSC.

Why is the cost of air tickets for domestic flights very different in Kyrgyzstan?

“Why do air tickets cost differently starting from KGS 1,500 (US $1 = KGS 68.5) and coming to KGS 4,000+? Is it possible to make a fixed price?” asked a member of the Kyrgyz Parliament Duishen Torokulov at the Parliament session.

Kyrgyzstan has one plane, and several officials monitor it

The member of the Kyrgyz Parliament Taalaibek Masabirov proposed to abolish the post of Deputy Minister of Transport and Roads, he said this today at a Parliament session.

Kyrgyz Parliament member demands to check activity of Air Kyrgyzstan director

The member of the Kyrgyz Parliament demands to check the activity of the director of Air Kyrgyzstan airline, Zholdoshbek Bekturganov. Gulshat Asylbasheva stated this at a Parliament session.

Kazakhstan’s SCAT Airlines launches Astana – Tomsk flights

Kazakhstan’s SCAT Airlines launched flights from Russia’s Tomsk city to Kazakhstan’s Astana, the Kazakh embassy in Russia said in its message.

ASSTRA spreads wings

115 years. That is exactly how long ago the first flight in history took place. During those 12 seconds aloft, could the Wright brothers have expected that – in a little more than a century – the plane would have become one of the most important means of transporting people and goods?

Flight tickets from Baku to Jeddah and Buraydah (Al Qassim) available on AZAL’s website

Air tickets for flights to AZAL’s two new destinations – Saudi Arabia’s cities of Buraydah (Al Qassim International Airport – ELQ) and Jeddah (King Abdulaziz International Airport – JED) are now available on the website of Azerbaijan’s national air carrier www.azal.az, press service of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC said May 31.

Kazakh SCAT Airlines launches first flight to Europe

Kazakhstan’s SCAT Airlines made its first flight to the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, which, at the same time, is the company’s first flight to a EU country, Kazakh media outlets reported.