Monthly Archives: September 2018

Kazakhstan and the US to launch direct air service

The Civil Aviation Committee of the Kazakh Investments and Development Ministry held talks at the U.S. State Department pursuant to the task of Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev to launch direct air service to the U.S. cities.

Air Astana receives Five Star Airline Rating at APEX Awards

Air Astana received a Five Star Airline Rating in the Major Regional Airlines category at the APEX Awards held in Boston on 24th September 2018.

Azerfon to upgrade mobile communication service on board of aircraft

The mobile operator of Azerbaijan, Azerfon LLC (Nar trademark), is preparing to offer its subscribers an upgraded mobile communication service on board of aircraft of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC (AZAL), the Chief Executive Officer of Azerfon LLC Gunnar Pahnke told reporters Sept. 28.

Russia’s Azimut Airlines launches Rostov – Bishkek flight

The Platov International Airport, Rostov, Russia, has introduced a new flight to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 rolled off runway at sea when landing in Micronesia

The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 aircraft rolled out of the runway into the sea while landing on the Veno Island, Truk Archipelago, Micronesia, Pacific Daily News reported referring to the representatives of the airport.

Russia is going to increase civil aircraft exports in the next six years

In the next six years, Russia is going to increase the export of civil aircraft, turning into a major regional player of this market, Finmarket writes.

Kyrgyz air companies may be excluded from Europe’s black list in 2019

The airlines of Kyrgyzstan plan to withdraw from the black list of the European Union in 2019, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Transport and Roads reported.

Direct flight to be launched between Baku, Makhachkala

A direct flight is planned to be launched between Makhachkala and Baku. The memorandum on cooperation on establishing such air communication between Dagestan and Azerbaijan was signed by the General Director of Makhachkala Airport Arsen Pirmagomedov and the Chairman of the Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTA) Nahid Bagirov, according to TASS.

AZAL inks agreement to hold CANSO-2020 Global Summit in Baku

A delegation of the senior management of CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organization), headed by Director General Jeff Poole, arrived in Baku on a working visit on September 27, the press service of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC said in a statement.

Kyrgyzstan cannot get out of EU blacklist for 12 years: Minister of Transport

Permanent work on the withdrawal of Kyrgyzstani air companies from the European Union’s black list of airlines is being conducted in accordance with the special action plan, Minister of Transport and Roads Jamshitbek Kalilov said during a government meeting on September 26, 2018.