Daily Archives: 14.02.2019

Buta Airways to launch its Baku – Ufa flights

Starting from May 12, 2019, the Azerbaijani low-cost airline named Buta Airways will launch its new flight en route Baku, Azerbaijan – Ufa, Russia. Flights from Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport to the capital city of Bashkortostan in Russia will be operated twice a week on Embraer 190 aircraft according to the following flight schedule:

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan to significantly increase the number of mutual flights

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan will increase the number of mutual flights from 22 to 32 per week.

Electronic boarding pass introduced at airport in Kazakhstan’s Astana

The Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport in Astana, Kazakhstan, launched the ePassenger software, Kazinform reports with reference to the airport’s press service.

Airspace over Georgia’s Tbilisi to be closed due to military exercises at certain periods on February 15-20, 2019

In connection with the exercises scheduled by the Georgian Ministry of Defense, Tbilisi’s airspace will be temporarily closed for civil aircraft on February 15 – 20, 2019, the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA) reported.

AIRBUS net profit increased by almost 30% in 2018

The net profit of the Airbus Aircraft Manufacturing Concern increased by 29% in 2018 and amounted to EUR 3.054 billion, the company said in its press release.

Airbus says A380 superjumbo production will end

Airbus Aircraft Corporation will no longer produce the largest Airbus A380 airliners, the Corporation said. According to its data, deliveries will stop in 2021. In a statement on Thursday, Airbus said Emirates would reduce its A380 order book from 162 to 123 aircraft.

Russia’s RED WINGS to start flying from St. Petersburg to Astana

The Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan announces the entry of the Red Wings, Russia, to the Kazakhstan market.

Service center for tourists opens at Uzbekistan’s Tashkent International Airport

Work is underway at the Tashkent International Airport, Uzbekistan, to open a tourist service center. The information desk will be located in the arrivals hall number 2.