Daily Archives: 06.06.2018

Alexander Neradko, Kurmanbek Akyshev sign Kyrgyz/Russian Airworthiness Cooperation Agreement

On June 5, 2018, Alexander Neradko, CEO, Federal Air Transport Agency, Russia, and Kurmanbek Akyshev, Director, Civil Aviation Agency, Kyrgyz Republic, signed Kyrgyz/Russian Airworthiness Cooperation Agreement. This technical paper was prepared following the results of a meeting with the participation of aviation departments of a number of CIS countries and Georgia in Moscow, Russia, in December 2017, according to the Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency.

AZAL launches Baku – Ed Dammam flight

On June 15, 2018 AZAL (Azerbaijan Airlines) will launch its new flight to Saudi Arabia en route Baku, Azerbaijan – Ed Dammam. Flights from the Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport to the Ed Dammam’s King Fahd International Airport (roundtrip air services) will be operated once a week, on Fridays, on Airbus A320 airliners according to the following flight schedule:

Manas International Airport OJSC tells on actual state of company’s affairs

On June 5, 2018 the Kyrgyz Parliament’s Committee for Transport, Communications, Architecture and Construction heard information on ongoing work to develop airports, which are part of Manas International Airport (MIA) OJSC.

Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul International Airport opens its tourist season – 2018 on June 21st

A flight from Novosibirsk, Russia, will be the first one, which will officially open the tourist season this year. The Issyk-Kul International Airport will have its first passengers on June 21st. S7 Airlines, Russia, has plans to operate two flights a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan called airfares without free hand luggage to be a violation

The Civil Aviation Committee under the Ministry of Investment and Development, Kazakhstan, commented on the introduction of tariffs by some Kazakhstan airlines without the possibility of carrying baggage, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Astana International Airport’s new terminal served 2 million passengers for the year

The new terminal of the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport served about two million passengers for a year of its operations, Kazinform reported with reference to the Airport’s Press Service.

Passenger traffic at Georgian airports increased by 32%

According to the information from the Georgian Airports Association under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Georgia, according to the data for Jan-May 2018, Georgian airports transported 1,608,124 passengers by regular and charter flights, which is by 32% more (1,220,595 passengers), as compared to the same period in 2017.

TAV Georgia responds to Georgian Airways’ accusations

TAV Georgia, the manager of the Tbilisi International Airport, made a statement in connection with accusations against this company admitted by Georgian Airways.

Georgian Airways employees announce protest action against airport operator

Georgian Airways, the Georgian flag airline, is planning to hold a protest action at the Tbilisi International Airport at the nearest weekend.

Direct flights from Astana, Aktau to Sochi launched

SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan, launched direct regular flights from Kazakhstan’s Astana and Aktau to Russia’s Sochi.