Daily Archives: 30.11.2018

Qazaq Air gains international recognition for operational safety

QAZAQ AIR, Kazakhstan, has confirmed compliance with international safety standards by successfully passing IOSA – an operational safety audit of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Uzbekistan lowered flights to Moscow to EUR 100. Tajikistan is silent

Uzbekistan Airways has launched a campaign to reduce the cost of flights on routes from Uzbekistan to Moscow.

Unattended Georgian IL-76 stands at Erzurum airport for seven years

The cargo plane of the SKY Georgia Airlines, which was closed several years ago, has been at the Turkish Erzurum airport for seven years and 29 days. According to media reports, after a powerful earthquake in the city of Van in October 2011, this IL-76TD aircraft delivered humanitarian aid from Georgia to Turkey, RusTurkey.com reports.

Japanese pilot receives 10 months in prison for drunkenness before departure

A British court sentenced the co-pilot of Japan Airlines (JAL) to 10 months in prison for drunkenness before flying from London to Tokyo in October 2018, Interfax reports citing Mainiti.

Plane carrying Angela Merkel to G20 forced to make unscheduled landing

A plane carrying German chancellor Angela Merkel to the G20 summit in Argentina has been forced to make an unscheduled landing after developing technical problems, according to The Guardian.

Air Astana plane from Astana could not land in Omsk yesterday

The plane of Air Astana, Kazakhstan, was supposed to land at Omsk airport at 10:25 am yesterday, however, according to the online scoreboard, the flight was eventually canceled due to weather conditions.