Monthly Archives: May 2019

Somon Air stops feeding its passengers on Dushanbe – Moscow flights

Residents of Tajikistan complain that Somon Air have stopped feeding people with hot lunch on its aircraft. Asia-Plus tried to find out what was wrong and turned to the airline for comment.

Iran resumes its air traffic with Tajikistan

Iran – Tajikistan direct flights will be resumed since June 6, 2019, the Iranian state news agency reported.

Reconstruction of the airport building at Caravan Airport in Kyrgyzstan finishes

To date, construction and installation work on the reconstruction of the Caravan airport building is over. Also, the final stage includes are works on repairing the coating of aerodrome elements.

Russia’s Novaport Holding is going to invest in Uzbek airports in Samarkand, Namangan and Urgench

Novaport has signed a framework agreement on the modernization of Uzbek airports in Samarkand, Namangan and Urgench.

CNN: Boeing does not plan to train pilots for upgraded B-737 MAX on flight simulator

The Boeing Company, USA, does not plan to include training on the flight simulator in the updated training course for pilots of 737 MAX planes, as their flights were interrupted after the crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, CNN reported on Thursday.

Uzbek airport of Bukhara becomes best in CIS countries

International Civil Aviation Organization of the UN recognized the Bukhara air harbor in Uzbekistan as the best airport in the CIS countries in 2018, Trend reports with reference to Uzbekistan’s State Committee on Tourism.

In Russia, aircraft crews to be allowed to use “means of restraint” for passengers

The Russia’s State Duma adopted a bill in the first reading allowing members of the aircraft crews to apply “special means of deterrence” for people who jeopardize flight safety, as well as the life and health of those around them, Medusa writes.

Tallinn – Batumi charter flights scheduled

SmartLynx Airlines, Estonia, will carry out a number of its charter flights en route Tallinn, Estonia –Batumi, Georgia in June-July 2019, the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency said.

Heydar Aliyev International Airport confirms high level of readiness during UEFA Europa League final

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), which includes Heydar Aliyev International Airport, announces that all civil aviation structures provided a high level of service to guests and athletes, who arrived in the country during the UEFA Europa League final.

Boeing announces problems with 737 MAX deliveries even after their certification

The U.S. Boeing Company will experience some problems with the supply of Boeing-737 MAXs even after their certification, Dennis Muhlenberg, CEO, The Boeing Company, said at an event for investors, The Wall Street Journal reported.