Yearly Archives: 2019

Kazakhstan’s SCAT Airlines launches Almaty – Jeddah flight

On November 30, 2019, SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan, will launch its new air service en route Almaty, Kazakhstan – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Flights to Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport will be operated on Saturdays on Boeing 757-200 aircraft according to the following flight schedule:

Ryanair officially enters Georgian civil aviation market

The official ceremony of the entry of the Irish low-cost airline named Ryanair to the Georgian civil aviation market took place at Tbilisi’s Shota Rustaveli International Airport on Friday, according to the Georgian Airports Association.

American Airlines to resume its Boeing 737 MAX flights on March 5, 2020

American Airlines announced that it will resume scheduled commercial service of the Boeing 737 MAX Jets on March 5, 2020.

AZAL aircraft makes emergency landing in Azerbaijan’s Ganja

Due to adverse weather conditions at the Baku airport (heavy fog) on Sunday, November 10, 2019, the captain of the AZAL New York – Baku flight decided to land at the Ganja airport, Azerbaijan, Trend reported.

First flight of Ryanair airline arrives in Georgia’s Kutaisi

The low-cost Irish company Ryanair began to operate, in addition to Tbilisi, direct flights to Kutaisi, Trend reports citing Georgian media outlets.

Somon Air to buy helicopters from Airbus. How much do they cost?

Private Tajik airline named Somon Air wants to buy five helicopters from the Franco-German Airbus Helicopters, which is part of the Airbus Group.

Nine EU countries call for European aviation tax to curb emissions

Nine European Union states have called on the bloc’s incoming executive Commission to introduce an EU-wide tax on aviation so as to charge a polluting industry more for its emissions and put all member states on level pegging, reports Trend referring to Reuters.

Launching direct air service with Azerbaijan is among Lithuania’s priorities

Launching direct air service with Azerbaijan is among Lithuania’s priorities, Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications told Trend.

AZAL President Jahangir Asgarov holds meeting of civil aviation’s flight crew

A traditional general meeting of Azerbaijani civil aviation’s flight crew was held on on November 7, 2019.

Turkish airline stops flights to Georgia

Turkish airline Atlasglobal will stop Tbilisi-Istanbul flights from November 9, Trend reports citing Georgian media outlets.