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13/03/2017 14:46 Turkmenistan

Joint-stock air company to be created in Turkmenistan

In order to diversify the economy and implement the State Program of Privatization of Enterprises and Objects of State Property for 2013-2016, the President of Turkmenistan has signed the Resolution “On the Establishment of “Turkmenistan Airlines” Open Joint-Stock Company (OJSC), the Turkmen Government said.

01/03/2017 14:22 Turkmenistan

New Boeing replenishes Turkmenistan Airlines’ passenger fleet

A new Boeing 737-800 that landed at the Ashgabat International Airport is characterized by high efficiency, comfort, and can carry up to 160 passengers. The most advanced technology and design are used in navigation and electronic equipment of this aircraft.

27/02/2017 16:09 Turkmenistan

Passenger dies on board Turkmenistan Airlines Boeing aircraft

«Туркменские авиалинии»

  • According to website, a passenger plane of  Turkmenistan Airlines was flying from Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, to Birmingham, GB, and was forced to land in Volgograd, as 85-year-old passenger of this flight became ill. However, when the plane landed, the doctors pronounced him dead.

31/01/2017 12:08 Turkmenistan

Plane operating Ashgabat – Kazan flights is filled with passengers by 25% only

On December 14, 2016 Turkmenistan Airlines started operating its flight en route Ashgabat, Turkmenistan– Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia.

30/01/2017 13:06 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan names new representative at ICAO

Turkmenistan’s Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to the US Meret Orazov has been appointed the country’s representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), according to a presidential decree.

27/01/2017 16:26 Turkmenistan

Ukraine may resume air communication with Turkmenistan soon

Ukraine may resume air communication with Turkmenistan soon, Vladimir Omeljan, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, announced today at the briefing, according to RBC-Ukraine.

13/01/2017 17:12 Turkmenistan

Polimex Company’s leadership called to Turkmen President after reports about airport building subsidence

Картинки по запросу Ashgabat International Airport photos

According to Azatlyk Radio, on January 11, 2017 representatives of the Polimex Construction Company, Turkey, which implemented most of the work to build a new airport in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, was summoned to the Presidential Administration.

11/01/2017 16:32 Turkmenistan

New international airport building in Ashgabat worth US $ 2.3 billion begins settling

The building of the new international airport in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, named as “Oguzhan”, the construction of which cost US $ 2.3 billion has begun giving residue, according to the Turkmen Service of Liberty Azatlyk Radio referring to several sources.

09/01/2017 13:02 Turkmenistan

Turkmen national air carrier to be transformed into stock company

A report on the ongoing work on the transformation of Turkmenistan’s national air carrier Turkmenistan Airlines (Türkmenhowaýollary) into a stock company has been presented at the meeting of the country’s Cabinet of Ministers, the Turkmen government said in a message Jan. 7.

27/12/2016 14:10 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan joins ICAO Public Key Directory

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has given instructions to the State Migration Service to ensure the realization of measures related to the country’s accession to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Public Key Directory (ICAO PKD), the Turkmen government said in a message Dec. 27.

20/12/2016 16:31 Turkmenistan

France releases Turkmenistan Airlines’ “noisy” aircraft after payment of fine

The Boeing 737 airplane belonging to Turkmenistan Airlines was arrested in the Paris’ Charles de Gaulle International Airport,France, for non-payment of fines, according to Azatlyk Radio.

19/12/2016 15:31 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Airlines’ plane arrested at airport in Paris for Air Company’s debts

On December 16, 2016 the aircraft owned by the state-owned Turkmenhowayollary (Turkmenistan Airlines) could not fly from the Paris’s Charles de Gaulle Airport to Ashgabat, as the plane was arrested by police officers for the Air Company’s debts.

15/12/2016 12:24 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Airlines operated its first passenger flight from Ashgabat to Kazan

One has launched regular air communication between Turkmenistan and Kazan, the Republic of Tatarstan’s capital, Russian Federation. From now on, residents of Turkmenistanhave an opportunity to fly from Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, to the city on the Volga Riveron modern aircraft on Wednesdays and Sundays.

14/12/2016 15:56 Turkmenistan

Kazan – Ashgabat direct flight starts today

Today, one will start direct international flights en route Kazan,Tatarstan, RussiaAshgabat, Turkmenistan. This regular international flight is offered by Turkmenistan Airlines, according to Adele GATAULLIN, Spokesperson, Kazan International Airport.

12/12/2016 11:52 Turkmenistan

Ashgabat to launch flight to Russia’s Kazan

Starting since December 14, 2016, Turkmenistan’s national air carrier Turkmenistan Airlines (Türkmenhowaýollary) will begin operating its regular passenger flights on the Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia – Ashgabat air route on Wednesdays and Sundays. 

07/12/2016 16:49 Turkmenistan

Specified Kazan – Ashgabat flight schedule from Turkmenistan Airlines

On December 14, 2016 Turkmenistan Airlines will launch its new regular international flights on the Kazan, Tatarstan, RussiaAshgabat, Turkmenistan, air route. The flights will be operated twice a week on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft with the following flight schedule:

06/12/2016 15:02 Turkmenistan

Ashgabat International Airport is presented on the pages of prestigious British «International Property & Travel» magazine

The competent magazine has large audience of subscribers and is distributed among business-class passengers of 58 large airlines. Now, its readers have an opportunity to find the information on excellent airport in beautiful Turkmen capital. New issue speaks of advantages and main features of the airport complex, which is the largest in the region, its look in the shape of flying falcons, provision and equipment, conditions established for the comfort of the passengers and work of the personnel.

05/12/2016 14:49 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan tries to attract foreign airlines with discounts

On Friday, December 2, 2016, there was a meeting for the Turkmen Government, where the Deputy Prime Minister Satlyk Satlykov, who oversees communications and transport, provided his report.

05/12/2016 14:44 Turkmenistan

Vending machines for additional passenger screening installed in the new airport in Ashgabat

One has allocated a special area and installed vending machines for additional passenger screening in the new Ashgabat International Airportopened in September 2016.

30/11/2016 12:12 Turkmenistan

Ashgabat – Kazan flight to be launched

On December 19, 2016 Turkmenistan Airlines is going to launch its regular international flight en route Ashgabat, TurkmenistanKazan,Tatarstan, Russia, according to Kommersant.

28/11/2016 16:03 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan agree to launch Ashgabat – Bishkek – Ashgabat regular flight

The delegation of the Kyrgyz Republic headed by the First Deputy Prime Minister Muhammetkaly Abulgaziev took part in the Global Conference on Sustainable Transport in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on November 26, 2016. 

17/11/2016 08:48 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Airlines to launch its new flights to Milan, Tehran and Kazan

According to RIA Novosti, Russia, starting from December 15, 2016 Turkmenistan Airlines will launch its international flights en route Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, Russia.

14/11/2016 16:10 Turkmenistan

Governmental Aviation, as a structural division of Türkmenhowaýollary (Turkmenistan Airlines), to be reorganized

The President of Turkmenistan issued a Resolution approving a structure of the central apparatus of the Türkmenhowaýollary State National Service (Turkmenistan Airlines), as well as the Regulation on this Air Company.

09/11/2016 11:21 Turkmenistan

Turkmen President’s plane was in an emergency situation over the Atlantic on the eve of departure to Sochi

According to information provided by the Gundogar website (, in Russian only), on October 31, 2016 aviation incident with Turkmenistan Airlines’ Boeing-777 aircraft with its registration number EZ-A777 (so-called “Plane #1”), as it serves the President of Turkmenistan, happened in the airspace over the Atlantic Ocean.

08/11/2016 09:43 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Airlines postpones launching its direct flights to Georgia for an indefinite period

According to, a Georgian site, Turkmenistan Airlines has indefinitely postponed launching its direct flight en route Ashgabat, TurkmenistanTbilisi, Georgia– Ashgabat.

28/10/2016 15:00 Turkmenistan

Astrakhan, Ashgabat mull launching direct air traffic

Governor of Russia’s Astrakhanregion Alexander Zhilkin expressed interest in launching direct air traffic between Ashgabat and Astrakhanduring his meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported.

17/10/2016 18:18 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Airlines to begin carry out direct regular flights to Georgia

Since November 2, 2016 Turkmenistan Airlines will start operating its direct regular international flights en route Ashgabat,TurkmenistanTbilisi, Georgia– Ashgabat. These regular flights between the capitals of Georgia and Turkmenistan will be carried out twice a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays on Boeing-737 and Boeing-757 planes, according to News-Georgia.

12/10/2016 16:27 Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, Kazan plan to launch direct air service

The issue of launching direct flights en route Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, - Kazan, Tatarstan/Russia was discussed at a high level, according to the Turkmen Government’s report issued on Monday.

05/10/2016 18:00 Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan, Slovenia discuss launching air links

During the talks in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Turkmenistanand Sloveniahave expressed their mutual interest in launching direct air links between the two countries and expand business ties, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said.

04/10/2016 15:12 Turkmenistan

Deputy head of Turkmenistan Airlines laid off

According to the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov dismissed the deputy head of the Turkmenistan Airlines Tangryguly Gurbanmuhammedov for health reasons.


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