Daily Archives: 14.08.2018

Air tickets to rise in price in Russia since August 15 because of weak ruble

In Russia, flights for international flights may rise in price by 5-7% since August 15, 2018 due to the weakening of the RUR against the US Dollar and Euro, aviaport.ru writes.

Medical aviation plane crash: why investigation was delayed

The Ministry of Investment and Development, Kazakhstan, explained why the investigation of the medical aviation plane crash that took place in 2017 was delayed, Kazinform reports.

Uzbekistan Airways participates in Thai International Travel Fair – 2018

This year, over 1,100 companies of Southeast Asian countries engaged in the tourism industry present their services at the 23rd international tourist exhibition named Thai International Travel Fair – 2018, which took place in Bangkok on August 9 – 12, 2018. These are national and regional travel companies, prestigious hotels, resorts, air carriers, insurance companies, travel agencies, suppliers of travel equipment, etc. Thai Tour Operators Association was the organizer of this exhibition.

NordStar Airlines confirms compliance with IOSA standards

The Russia’s NordStar Airlines confirmed compliance with IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) standards in the field of operational safety for the second time. The new IOSA certificate issued to the airline by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) will be valid since August 27, 2018 through August 26, 2020, the air carrier informed.

Robinson increases its supplies of helicopters

According to BizavNews, the Russia’s leading business aviation website, Robinson Helicopter delivered 173 helicopters to its customers for Jan-Jun 2018. The total cost of all helicopters amounted US $ 90.845 million. The deliveries were distributed as follows:

Emergency Situations Committee of Tajikistan names preliminary reason for Mi-8 crash-landing in Tajikistan

According to preliminary data and indications of the air mechanic, difficult weather conditions namely strong wind and poor visibility caused the tragedy with the MI-8 helicopter in the mountains of Tajikistan, Umed Yusufi, Spokesperson, Emergency Situations Committee, said on her Facebook page.