Daily Archives: 18.09.2019

Air ticket free upgrade secret for air service in airplane revealed

A flight reservation code starting with the Latin letters “Y” or “B” allows passengers to receive a free upgrade during the flight, Amy Lee, travel expert, was quoted by Express.

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation signs agreement on the rules for staying air crews from third countries in Russia and Kazakhstan

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the conclusion of an agreement on simplified rules for staying aircraft crew members from third countries in the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan’s Aviation Administration comments on the incident with Air Astana’s aircraft

Igor Petyashin, director, Heavy Aircraft Department, and chief aviation inspector, Kazakhstan Aviation Administration JSC, commented on the situation with Air Astana’s aircraft, which returned to the Nur-Sultan’s airport for technical reasons, Kazinform reports with reference to the Civil Aviation Committee under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development.

USA invite representatives of 50 countries to discuss 737 MAX certification

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invited representatives of regulatory authorities from dozens of countries where the Boeing 737 MAX was operated to informally discuss the certification process for this series of aircraft. The meeting is scheduled for September 23, Trend reports citing TASS.

Azerbaijan’s Buta Airways opens sale for summer flights

Azerbaijani airline Buta Airways has started selling tickets for summer flights in 2020, Trend reports referring to the company.

REUTERS: BOEING 737 crash report in Indonesia to be unveiled in November 2019

The Indonesian Civil Aviation Authority announced its readiness to publish in November 2019 the final report on the Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash in 2018, Reuters reported on Wednesday.

Uzbekistan’s Samarkand plans to expand its airport’s carrying capacity

The construction of a new terminal building has begun at the Samarkand International Airport, Uzbekistan, as it will increase the frequency of flights to 20 per day in the future, the Governor’s Press Service said.

Tbilisi Aviation Plant employees go on strike

Employees of the Tbilisi Aviation Plant, Georgia, have been on strike for the second day, demanding the payment of salary arrears, higher salaries and the resignation of the director. Currently, 120 people work at this plant, of these, 80 are on strike, Novosti-Georgia informs.