Daily Archives: 10.05.2018

President chairs meeting on tourism in Almaty region

During a working visit to Usharal town of Almaty region, Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev got familiar with the operations in the town’s new airport and the prospects for the development of general aviation in the region, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.

Launching of Bishkek – Ashgabat direct flight discussed in Ashgabat

Minister of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic Zhamshitbek Kalilov, in the framework of his participation in the International Forum “The Great Silk Road – Towards New Development Borders” in Ashgabat, met with Director General of Turkmenistan Airlines Dovran Saburov.

Manas International Airport arranges musical surprise for airport passengers on the Victory Day

On the occasion of the celebration of the 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the World War II, a concert with participation of the State Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of Kyrgyzstan took place at the Manas International Airport, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on May 9, 2018.

Turkmenistan buys Italian military aircraft

As previously reported, on May 3, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov tested new military equipment purchased by Turkmenistan.

Air France KLM raises estimate of impact from strikes to EUR 400 million

Air France KLM has raised its estimate of the impact to the company from a wave of strikes to around EUR 400 million ($473.6 million), compared to a previous EUR 300 million estimate, said a group spokeswoman on Wednesday, Reuters reports.

Sino-Russian wide-body CR929 aircraft to make its maiden flight by 2025

The first flight of the CR929 aircraft jointly developed by China and Russia should take place in 2025. This, according to the People’s Daily edition, was noted at the Chinese Military and Civil Aviation Development Summit – 2018 in Yangliang, Xian.

Tarom Airlines, Romania, to fly to Georgia

The national airline of Romania, Tarom Airlines, will start operating its flights en route Bucharest, Romania – Tbilisi, Georgia – Bucharest since July 1, 2018, according to Novosti-Georgia.

Perm – Tbilisi flight to be launched soon

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 the Federal Air Transport Agency, Russia, issued its order to issue permits for operating international regular air transportation of passengers. Residents of Perm, Russia, are given opportunities to travel to Georgia.

IrAero Airlines wants to resume operating Omsk – Bishkek flight

It became known there are plans to resume flights from Omsk, Russia, to Kyrgyzstan. A plane will fly once a week en route Omsk – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – Omsk.