Monthly Archives: July 2018

Battle of presidential aircraft: how look airliners of Putin and Trump

Daily Mail, U.K., has compared the planes of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the one of the United States Donald Trump, on which they flew to Helsinki, Finland, where a bilateral meeting was held on July 16, 2018.

There could be a human factor – Minister tells about incident with Air Astana’s plane in Astana

Zhennis Kassymbek, Minister for Investment and Development, Kazakhstan, commented on the incident with the Air Astana’s aircraft, when the plane rolled out the runway during the heavy wind in Astana, Kazakhstan, according to the Kazinform News Agency.

Red Wings to launch Moscow – Kutaisi flight

On July 21, 2018 Red Wings Airlines, Russia, will launch its new destination to Georgia en route Moscow, Russia – Kutaisi, Georgia. Flights from the Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport to Kutaisi’s Kopitnari International Airport (roundtrip air service) will be operated once a week, on Saturdays, on Airbus A320 airliner according to the following flight schedule:

Turkmen President’s relatives remove all passengers from flight to fly by themselves in this plane

A close relative of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, along with his family members, took off the whole plane from the voyage and flew himself, two sources informed about this to the Azatlyk Radio, Turkmenistan.

Astana’s Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport increased its passenger traffic on international flights by 26%

The Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport, Astana, Kazakhstan, served 2,145,154 passengers in January-June 2018, which is by 17% higher than the indicator for the same period of 2017, Kazinform refers to the Airport’s Press Service.

AIRBUS sold 431 aircraft at Farnborough Airshow

As part of the international Farnborough Airshow, Airbus sold a total of 431 aircraft. The orders received include firm contracts for the supply of 93 aircraft, as well as memorandums of understanding for the purchase of 338 aircraft.

Boeing showcases the future of aerospace with successful Farnborough Airshow, announcing $100 billion in orders and commitments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) strengthened its position as the global leader of the aerospace industry, booking historic orders and showcasing its innovation and strategy for growth at the Farnborough International Airshow. At the close of the industry portion of the show, Boeing announced a total of $98.4 billion in orders and commitments for commercial airplanes at list prices and $2.1 billion in commercial and defense services orders and agreements.

Georgian Airways increases frequency of its Batumi – Tel Aviv flights

Georgian Airways increases the frequency of its regular air service en route Batumi, Georgia – Tel Aviv, Israel.

Flights from Tashkent to Issyk-Kul suspended

The flights from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan ceased to operate, according to the representatives of Manas International Airport OJSC.

Birds pose threat to aircraft landing at Manas International Airport

Birds from landfills pose a threat for planes landing at the Manas International Airport, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz Transport Prosecutor’s Office reported.