Daily Archives: 07.09.2018

North America’s business aviation in positive

According to the Argus Consulting Company, business aviation activity in North America “soared to new heights,” and commercial traffic for Part 135 became the leader in the first six months of 2018, with growth of 4.5%, as compared to the same period last year.

World air travelers top 4 bil. in 2017, Asia-Pacific leads growth

Worldwide annual air passengers exceeded 4 billion for the first time in 2017 amid a global economic recovery and lower airfares, with airlines in the Asia-Pacific region leading the growth, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Krasnoyarsk International Airport launches new flight to Uzbekistan

Krasnoyarsk International Airport, Russia, announces on launching a new regular scheduled flight to Fergana, Uzbekistan. IrAero Airlines, Russia, will begin operating these flights.

Runway of Astana International Airport to be closed for repairs

In connection with repairs at the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport, Astana, Kazakhstan, scheduled to be implemented on September 10 – 21, 2018, the runway will be closed in the daytime, Kazinform informs referring to the Airport’s Press Service.

Kyrgyz Parliament to consider bill to introduce “Open Skies” mode in Kyrgyzstan in the near future

Today, September 7, 2018 there was a meeting of the initiative group to discuss the draft law aimed to introduce the “Open Skies” mode in the Kyrgyz Republic, according to the Council for Business and Entrepreneurship Development under the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan.

Hydro Avia Salon 2018 starts in Russia’s Gelendzhik

The Hydro Avia Salon 2018 airshow started in Gelendzhik, Russia. It takes place for the 12th time and will surprise visitors with a novelty – a pavilion of digital technologies.

New terminal building to appear at the airport in Kazakhstan’s Shymkent

The Mayor of the city Gabidulla Abdrakhimov and the President of SCAT Airlines Vladimir Denisov signed the corresponding Memorandum, the Mayor’s Office of Shymkent reports.

SCAT AIRLINES transported nearly 50 thousand passengers for the year of its flights from Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport

SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan, carried over 48 thousand passengers for the year of its flights from the Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport, Russia, 22,2 thousand of them departed from the airport and 25,8 thousand arrived in it. August 2018 was the most peak month for the airline, when SCAT Airlines carried 10.9 thousand passengers in total including those arrived and departed.

Passenger air traffic in Georgian airports grows by 25 percent

According to data for Jan-Aug 2018, all airports in Georgia served 3,375,959 passengers, which is by 25 percent more than for the same period last year – 2,130,469 passengers.

Uzbekistan intends to modernize national civil aviation

The Government of Uzbekistan intends to modernize the civil aviation sector, the website of the World Bank (WB) reported on September 6, 2018.