Daily Archives: 27.02.2019

Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Committee warns about possible cancellation of flights to India

Due to the closure of airspace for international flights over Pakistan, the New Delhi, India – Almaty, Kazakhstan, flight was delayed, the cancellation of several more flights is not ruled out, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Tbilisi aircraft factory workers go on strike

The Georgian Aviation Plant named Tbilaviamsheni, which manufactures and repairs military aircraft, has suspended its work. Several dozens of employees of Tbilaviamsheni JSC have gone on strike and are holding a protest action in front of the building of this aircraft factory, as they demand higher wages and the introduction of a bonus system.

Air France to fly regularly from Paris to Tbilisi

Starting from March 31, 2019 The French flag carrier Air France will launch direct regular flights on the route Paris – Tbilisi, the report said, as it was published on the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency’s Facebook page.

IATA: air transportation safety decreased slightly in the world in 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published its commercial airway safety statistics in 2018. The data show a slight increase in the number of accidents, as compared to 2017, according to Interfax.

Turkmenabat International Airport over fulfills passenger and freight transportation plan

One year (12 months) has passed since the commissioning of the Turkmenabat international Airport with its carrying capacity of 500 passengers per hour. The opening ceremony on February 26, 2018 was attended by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

Kerki Airport: Economic and social aspects

An airport building in the town of Kerki, Lebap region of Turkmenistan is scheduled to welcome its first airplanes in April 2021. Under the contract between Türkmenhowaýollary Agency (Turkmenistan Airlines) and Gundogdy, a private building contractor, the airport will be located nearby the town’s railway station and the Turkmenabat – Kerki highway.

Iranian airline plans to launch its new Aktau – Gorgan flight

Pouya Air, Iran, plans to start operating its flights en route Aktau, Kazakhstan – Gorgan, Iran, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Silk Way Business Aviation aircraft makes emergency landing in Russia’s Moscow

When landing on a snowy runway at the Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, the plane belonged to Silk Way Business Aviation, Azerbaijan, rolled out of the runway, the airline told Trend on Tuesday.

The Netherlands acquires 12.7% stake in Air France group – KLM

The Dutch government acquired a 12.7% stake in the Air France French Group – KLM, the Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra reported on Tuesday evening during a press conference, Trend reports with reference to TASS.

Embraer shareholders approve $4.2 billion deal with Boeing

Shareholders of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA on Tuesday approved a deal to sell 80 percent of the company’s commercial jet division to Boeing Co, a move that could reshape the global market for aircraft of up to 150 seats.