Daily Archives: 12.09.2019

Passenger traffic at Georgian airports decreased by 11 percent in August 2019

In August 2019, all five Georgian airports served 583,104 passengers, which is by 11% less than during the same period last year.

Azerbaijan Airlines announces recruitment of female flight attendants

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announces admission of documents from females for flight attendant position. The documents will be received from 10:00am to 12:00pm, from September 16, to October 16, 2019.

Negotiations with the United States on direct air service begin on September 11

George Chogovadze, CEO, Georgian Airports Association under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, together with the Georgian delegation led by Minister Natia Turnava met yesterday with the largest US airline named UNITED AIRLINES in Chicago.

Former employees of Chkalov Tashkent Aircraft Production Association (CTAPA) forced to build new international airport

Employees of the Tashkent Mechanical Plant (the former Chkalov Tashkent Aircraft Production Association) were “voluntarily-forced” to construct a new international airport and over-ground subway in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Kyrgyz Parliament MP calls on government to solve problem with renovation of Isfana airport

MP Taabaldy Tillayev requested renovation of Isfana airport during the parliament session on Thursday.

Aircraft owned by former leader of the Uzbek community in Kyrgyzstan nationalized

Ex-MP Kadyrzhan Batyrov’s plane Jak 40 was nationalized after Supreme Court of Kyrgyzstan sentenced him to life in prison in absentia for inciting to ethnic hatred and organization of mass riots in 2010 in the south Kyrgyzstan. He fled Kyrgyzstan the same year and received political asylum in Sweden.

Wizz Air launches flights from Kutaisi to Brussels

On September 11, 2019, another new flight was made from Georgia’s Kutaisi International Airport to Brussels, Belgium. The Georgia – Belgium regular flight programme has begun.

Air Astana receives top award from Airline Passenger Experience Association

For the second year in a row, the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), USA, has assigned Air Astana, Kazakhstan, five stars in the Major Airlines nomination. Winners were announced at an award ceremony in Los Angeles on September 9, 2019.