Daily Archives: 03.09.2019

Singaporean faces jail for buying airline ticket and refusing to fly

In Singapore, a man faces up to two years in prison for buying a plane ticket and not using it, Izvestia writes with reference to The Sun.

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development promises to regulate airfare in the near future

The issue of regulating the cost of air tickets and jet fuel will be resolved in the near future, according to Roman Sklyar, the Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan, Kazinform reported.

Flights cheaper by twice – a well-known political scientist tells on reaction to President’s Message

Yerlan Sairov, a well-known Kazakhstani political scientist and deputy chairperson of the Trade Unions Federation, Kazakhstan, commented on the Message of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokaev to the people of Kazakhstan named as “Constructive Public Dialogue – the Basis of Stability and Prosperity of Kazakhstan,” Kazinform reported.

Kazakhstan to increase number of its domestic low-cost flights

The Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek named the main reason for the high price of air tickets in Kazakhstan, Kazinform reported.

Azerbaijan Airlines to make charter flights to China

Azerbaijan Airlines national air carrier (AZAL) and China’s leading travel company HCG International Travel Group signed a three-year agreement on the implementation of charter passenger flights on the Baku – Beijing – Baku route on September 2, Trend reports referring to AZAL.

Flights to Mountainous Badakhshan in Tajikistan – current difficulties

Back in the 1980s, up to 14 (!) flights per day were operated along the Dushanbe – Khorog air route in Tajikistan. Airplanes also flew to Khorog from Osh, Kyrgyzstan. The cost of a ticket for the Dushanbe – Khorog flight was 16 soviet rubles, the flight duration was about 90 minutes.