Daily Archives: 16.10.2019

Dushanbe International Airport serves over 1 million passengers

1 million and 58 thousand passengers were served by Dushanbe International Airport (DIA), Tajikistan, for Jan-Sep 2019, the airport’s press service said.

Aviation authorities praise Dushanbe Airport management for good work

Tajik aviation authorities praised the activities of Dushanbe International Airport for the nine months of this year.

Woman blows Air Astana employee for refusing to transport her child

Air Astana clarifies the situation with Mrs. Shynykulova, a passenger who was refused to carry her child without a birth certificate, Zakon.kz writes.

Opportunities to develop domestic flights in Zhambyl region of Kazakhstan

Within the framework of the state-owned infrastructure development program named Nurly Zhol, one considers some possibilities to develop domestic flights and renew previously existed air routes in Zhambyl region, Kazakhstan, Kazinform reported with reference to the Governor of this region.

Wizz Air leads at the Georgian civil aviation market in terms of passenger numbers

According to the percentage of airlines operating in the Georgian civil aviation market, when considering the Jan – Sep 2019 reporting period, Wizz Air is still the leader. This low-cost airline occupies 15% of the market. Turkish Airlines and Georgian Airways stand the second and third, respectively, and each of them has 11% market share.

Passenger traffic at Georgian airports increased by 5.4%

According to the data for Jan Sep 2019, 4,139,955 passengers used the services of Georgian airports, which is by 5,4% more than for the same period in 2018.

Aeroflot plane, forced to land in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent, flew to Russia’s Moscow

Aeroflot’s A-330 plane was flying en route New Delhi, India – Moscow, Russia on Wednesday and it forced to have emergency landing in Tashkent, Uzbekistan due to a passenger’s illness, but two hours later, the plane flew to its final destination, a representative of the Tashkent International Airport informed RIA Novosti, Russia.

Ural Airlines launches Yekaterinburg – Almaty flight

On December 22, 2019 Ural Airlines, Russia, will launch its new direct flight en route Yekaterinburg, Russia – Almaty, Kazakhstan – Yekaterinburg. Departures from Yekaterinburg will be carried out on Fridays and Sundays, from Almaty – on Mondays and Saturdays. Flight duration is three hours.

Kazakh Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development: NQZ is one of six options for Nur Sultan International Airport code

The Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov commented on the information on changing the code of the airport in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Tengrinews.kz reported.