Yearly Archives: 2019

Number of flights doubles to Saudi Arabia for pilgrims from Uzbekistan

On December 10, 2019, a group of 490 pilgrims from Uzbekistan left for Saudi Arabia to make a small pilgrimage. This is twice as much as usual. This became possible after increasing the number of flights.

Plane flying from Tashkent to Urumqi returns back due to adverse weather conditions

Due to the worsening weather conditions at Urumqi airport, China, the Uzbekistan Airways’ flight No. HY-507 deployed back to Tashkent, Uzbekistan Airways reported on its Telegram channel.

Competition for subsidized air routes for 2020 held in Kazakhstan

In order to ensure transport accessibility of socially significant destinations and the development of domestic tourism, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan annually holds a competition for subsidized air routes from the state budget or decisions of maslikhats on local budgets for the corresponding financial year, its Telegram channel reads.

Flights from Nur Sultan to Istanbul and Urumqi delayed

The departure of some flights from Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan will be delayed due to weather conditions, Kazinform reports with reference to Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport.

Azerbaijani airports served over 5 million passengers

Azerbaijani international airports’ passenger traffic has hit 5.15 million passengers since the beginning of the year, press service of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport Told AZERTAC.

Heydar Aliyev İnternational Airport expands geography of flights and attracts new airlines

To develop the route network and increase passenger traffic, Heydar Aliyev International Airport is carrying out large-scale work on attracting large passenger airlines and opening new destinations, as reported at the airport.

Fully electric-powered aircraft flies in Canada

The world’s first commercial aircraft, fully powered by electricity, flew on Tuesday in the Canadian province of British Columbia, according to a report from Harbor Air Seaplanes, Trend reports citing RIA Novosti.

AMADEUS repeatedly gathers together leaders of tourism and aviation industries of Russia and CIS in Skolkovo

For the second time, the Amadeus Partners Event international conference was held at the Skolkovo Innovation Center, bringing together top management and heads of key Amadeus divisions and leaders in aviation and tourism business from 20 countries on one site.

Air tickets for domestic flights in Kazakhstan become cheaper by 12%

Air tickets for domestic flights in Kazakhstan become cheaper by 12 percent. In this regard, passenger traffic increased at the country’s airports.

Kazakhstan’s SCAT Airlines suspended cooperation with Atlas Global, Turkey

SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan has suspended cooperation with its Atlas Global partner in Turkey, according to Khabar 24.