Category Archives: Aviation in the press

Tajikistan’s national air carrier hopes to resume flights in the near future

A new leadership of Tajik Air (Tajikistan’s national air carrier) hopes to overcome crisis and resume flights in the near future.

When will sales of airline tickets begin on FLY ARYSTAN low-cost flights?

Zhenis Kassymbek, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan, told about the launch of the first low-cost airline in Kazakhstan named Fly Arastan.

Tajikistan: National air carrier becomes presidential family plaything

The government in Tajikistan has found a solution to the woes of its troubled national air carrier. It has appointed a figure close to the president’s family as the airline’s general director.

Will Tajik Air be declared bankrupt?

The state air carrier Tajik Air has actually suspended its main activity: the airline does not operate its flights to all destinations. Experts expect the air company to be declared bankrupt with its subsequent transfer to private hands.

Russia’s Aeroflot deprives its regular client of privileges due to his criticism in social networks

Aeroflot Airlines, Russia, repeatedly deprived one of its regular customers of privileges due to unflattering feedback on the air carrier’s activities. This time, the businessman, the creator of the Tooligram and the blogger Alexander Sokolovsky, suffered, Kommersant writes.

What will mean opening of a new airport in Istanbul for Central Asia?

The Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport is connected with the largest number of cities in 122 countries of the world by means of direct flights. Turkish Airlines operates its flights from this airport to 49 Turkish and 255 foreign airports, including seven Central Asian airports in Almaty, Astana, Tashkent, Samarkand, Dushanbe, Bishkek and Ashgabat.

Lion Air’s Boeing could crash due to incorrect speed sensor settings

Investigators believe that the initial cause of the crash of a Boeing 737 Max owned by Indonesian Lion Air, which fell into the Java Sea in October 2018, could be the wrong speed sensor setting, TASS reported with reference to the electronic version of The Wall Street Journal.

Tajik Tu-154 air crash in Sharjah: 85 killed and survived navigator

On December 15, 1997, a Tu-154B plane crashed near Sharjah, UAE. As a result of this air crash, 85 people died. At the same time, the navigator Petrov, who was thrown out during the strike from the cab, survived.

Uzbekistan lowered flights to Moscow to EUR 100. Tajikistan is silent

Uzbekistan Airways has launched a campaign to reduce the cost of flights on routes from Uzbekistan to Moscow.

Boeing crash in Indonesia: the plane was not supposed to fly into the air

Experts in Indonesia, investigating the causes of the collapse of the liner airline Lion Air, which killed all on board 189 people, said that according to its technical condition the plane should not take off, and it should be decommissioned.