Daily Archives: 14.05.2018

The Republic of Kazakhstan is partner country of IATF-2018

The Republic of Kazakhstan is a country-partner of the International Air Transport Forum (IATF) in Ulyanovsk, Russia. This decision was made by the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan in response to the invitation of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk Region Sergey Morozov to support the Aviation Forum.

Brussels Airlines cancels 75% of its flights because of strike

On Monday, May 14, 2018 Brussels Airlines, Belgium, canceled 75% of its flights because of a pilots’ strike, Kazinform reported.

Heydar Aliyev International Airport’s passenger flow grows 15 percent

During the first four months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 1.239 million passengers, the airport’s press service said in a statement May 14.

MI-8/17 helicopters to be assembled in Kazakhstan’s Almaty

A large-knot assembly of Mi-8/17 helicopters will be organized on the basis of Aircraft Repair Plant N405 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, the Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov said.

New international regular flight from Russia’s Kazan International Airport: to Kazakhstan’s Astana with Air Astana

Since June 1, 2018 Air Astana, the Kazakhstan’s flag air carrier, will launch its regular flight to Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. This is the third flight to Kazakhstan from Kazan.

Gulf Air to start operating Bahrain – Baku direct flights in June 2018

Starting from June 12, 2018, Gulf Air Airlines, Bahrain, will begin operating its direct flights en route Bahrain – Baku, Azerbaijan, according to information on the airline’s website.

Flynas Airlines to launch Baku – Riyadh new flight

Flynas Airlines, a low-cost air carrier registered in Saudi Arabia, will launch its new destination en route Baku, Azerbaijan – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Flights from the Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku to King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh (roundtrip air services) will be operated three times a week on the Airbus A320 airliner according to the following flight schedule:

Revenues of Kyrgyz Air Navigation State Enterprise increase in Q1 2018

In the Q1 2018, the revenues of the Kyrgyz Air Navigation State Enterprise amounted to KGS 253 million (US $1 = KGS 68.67) and this is an increase by 106.7%, as compared to the same period in 2017. The company’s expenses amounted to KGS 194.5 million and increased by 112.1%. This is according to the report issued by the Ministry of Transport and Roads, Kyrgyzstan.

Reasons for plane crash in Kazakhstan’s Almaty Region named

The investigation of the air crash with the Yak-12M aircraft, which took place on July 27, 2017 in the Almaty Region, Kazakhstan, has completed, Kazinform refers to the Ministry of Investment and Development, Kazakhstan.

The U.S., UAE reaffirm Open Skies Agreement

The UAE’s ambassador to the United States welcomed a deal between the two countries following discussions that he said would ensure fair competition between airlines around the world.