Daily Archives: 13.08.2018

Deliveries of business jets froze

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) published the results of the industry in the first half of 2018. According to the Association’s report, from the beginning of the year, general aviation aircraft deliveries increased by an annualized rate of 5.3%, but the cost of all delivered aircraft decreased by 5%, as compared to the same period last year.

Kyrgyz State Agency for Environmental Protection intends to purchase eight drones to control pests and poachers

The State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry of the Kyrgyz Republic holds a tender for the purchase of drones, the Agency’s Press Service reported.

Turkmen ambassador in Georgia overestimates number of Azerbaijanis in Turkmenistan, justifying launch of new flight

Dovletmurad Muratov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Georgia, told how the establishment of air communication between countries can bring benefits, Sputnik-Georgia reported on August 10.

Helicopter with 3 crew and 13 mountaineers on board forced to make crash landing in Tajikistan – THE LATEST INFO

The Committee on Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CES) under the Government of Tajikistan has reported that an Mi-8 helicopter with 3 crew and 13 mountaineers on board was forced to make a crash landing yesterday afternoon, at about 4:30 pm, as it approached the base camp at the Fortambek Glacier.

Air Astana offers special fares for registered Astana Marathon participants

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s award winning national carrier, is offering special fares for travel to this year’s Astana Marathon taking place on September 16, 2018 in the Kazakh capital, Kazinform has learnt from the company’s press service.

Helicopter with mountain climbers makes crash landing in Tajikistan, one dies

During transportation of mountain climbers, who ascended to the Isomoili Somoni peak in Tajikistan, the Mi-8 helicopter had a heavy touchdown at the Fortambek glacier, the Emergency Committee of Tajikistan said.

Airline employee hijacks passenger aircraft in the U.S.: the plane crashed

The airline employee hijacked the Horizon Air’s Q400 short-haul turboprop from Seattle, WA. The plane collapsed in the Puget Gulf, the official airport account on Twitter reported on Saturday, TASS reports.

Domestic air companies of Kyrgyzstan to undergo international audit

The Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev instructed the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic to step up work to ensure the technical safety of aircrafts of domestic airlines. The Information Support Department of the Government’s Executive Office reported.