Monthly Archives: May 2019

Uzbekistan Airways win award of Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport

An award ceremony named “Punctuality Rating for Airlines” was organized at the Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow, Russia, following the results of the 2018-2019 autumn-winter season.

Chief accountant of Nur-Sultan International Airport suspected of stealing KZT one billion

The chief accountant of the airport in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, is suspected of embezzling KZT 1.3 billion (US $1 = KZT 378) and giving a bribe, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption Agency.

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 million

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX aircraft will reach around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June, reports Trend citing to Reuters.

Kazakhstan, UAE plan to increase frequency of flights between countries

Emirates Airlines, UAE, plans to organize regular flights to Kazakhstan, the Civil Aviation Committee under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan, reported.

Tashkent – Tamchy flight to be launched at the end of June 2019

Tashkent, Uzbekistan — Tamchy, Kyrgyzstan – Tashkent flight will be launched for the summer tourist season from the end of June 2019, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan.

Tel Aviv – Batumi flight makes emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport

The plane owned by El Al Airlines, Israel, which operated the flight en route Tel Aviv, Israel – Batumi, Georgia, returned to the Ben Gurion International Airport shortly after departure.

Gulf Air to bring Chelsea and Arsenal fans to Baku by special flight

In order to facilitate the travel of Chelsea and Arsenal fans to Baku, Azerbaijan, the Bahrain’s national air carrier, Gulf Air upgraded its aircraft, which will have to fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport on May 29, 2019, Trend reports quoting Gulf Air.

GAMA publishes its supply report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has published the results of the industry in the Q1 2019. According to the GAMA’s report, during the first three months of this year, an increase was recorded in all segments of the aircraft, but there was a decrease in the supply of helicopters, as compared to the Q1 2018.

The exact date for returning BOEING 737 to service has not yet been determined

Daniel Elwell, Acting CEO, United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) stated that he does not have an exact date for the return of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to service after the refusal of airlines around the world to use them in their transportation.

Media: XIAMEN AIRLINES demands compensation from BOEING for idling its Boeing-737 MAX aircraft

Xiamen Airlines, China, has demanded compensation from The Boeing Company for idling its Boeing-737 MAX aircraft, the Renmin Wan reported on Thursday.