Daily Archives: 07.11.2018

Passenger traffic growth slows down to 5.5% in September 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for September showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 5.5% compared to the same month in 2017.

Boeing to deliver 2000th airplane to China

Boeing will deliver its 2,000th airplane to China within the year, the US top aircraft manufacturer announced at the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition that opened Tuesday in Zhuhai, Guangdong province.

Direct flight to connect Kazakhstan’s Almaty, Russia’s Rostov-On-Don

Direct flight will connect Almaty, Kazakhstan and Rostov-On-Don, Russia, announced Pavel Ekzhanov, CEO, Azimuth Airlines, Russia.

Crew commander’s powers can be expanded in case of mischief in the plane

Talgat Lastaev, Chairperson, Civil Aviation Committee under the Ministry of Investment and Development, Kazakhstan, spoke about possible amendments to the draft Law “To Ratify the Convention on Crimes and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft”, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Presidential instruction: Air Astana launches low-cost FlyArystan Airlines

In 2019, Air Astana launches a low-cost FlyArystan Airlines, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

How much will new low-cost airline’s tickets cost?

Zhennis Kassymbek, Minister for Investment and Development, Kazakhstan, spoke about the timeframe for the creation of a new low-cost airline, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Russia’s Ural Airlines to resume one more flight to Tashkent

Russia’s Ural Airlines will resume flights from Volgograd city to Uzbekistan’s Tashkent in December, Director General of Volgograd International Airport Sergey Dmitriev said, TASS reported.

AZAL, KPMG mull Open Skies project between Azerbaijan, Europe

On November 6, President of AZAL Jahangir Asgarov met with representatives of KPMG Azerbaijan – Senior Managers, Farid Bakhshiyev and Andrey Ivanov.