Category Archives: Tajikistan

Aviation industry development prospects in Tajikistan discussed in Dushanbe

Prospects for the development of the aviation industry were discussed at a meeting of Tajik Finance Minister Abdusalom Kurboniyon with a World Bank’s mission headed by the World Bank’s transport economist Mrs. Cardula Ratoga.

Son of Khorog airport director killed by President’s helicopter appointed acting director of Khorog airport

The son of the former chief of the airport in Khorog, Tajikistan, Dildor Maksudshoev, who died during departure of the Tajik President Emomali Rahmon from Darvaz to Dushanbe on September 13, 2017 has replaced his father.

Airport chief dies in Tajikistan during escort of President

Chief of the airport of the city of Khorog died after he received a serious trauma when he escorted the Tajik President Emomali Rahmon from Darvaz district to Dushanbe, the local media reported.

Airport in southern Tajikistan closed due to lack of flights from Moscow

The international airport in Kurgan-Tube, the administrative center of Khatlon Region in southern Tajikistan, is temporarily closed due to the lack of flights from Moscow, Russia, the Tajik Ministry of Transport and Communications said.

Refueling Company explains why Tajik aircraft are forced to land for refueling

Tajik airlines are forced to make landings for refueling at the airports of neighbouring countries. Air carriers explain this fact that they can not get the required amount of jet fuel in domestic (Tajik) airports. The Refueling Company speaks about the debts of Tajik airlines.

Somon Air, Tajikistan, becomes IATA member

Somon Air is the first air company in Tajikistan and the third one in the Central Asian region announces on obtaining a certificate of membership in the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Zhukovsky Airport to launch up to 30 new destinations

The airport in Zhukovskiy, Moscow Region, Russia, is negotiating the launch of about 30 new flights, Interfax reports with reference to Eugeniy Solodilin, Deputy Director General, Ramport Aero, the company managing this airport. One of these destinations will include Tajikistan, as Yamal Airlines, Russia, has been granted permission for flights to this country.

Somon Air currently flies from Dushanbe to Krasnoyarsk

Since July 25, 2017, Somon Air, Tajikistan, after a long break, has resumed its regular flights en route Dushanbe, Tajikistan – Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Flights to Krasnoyarsk’s Emeliyanovo International Airport and back are operated by Boeing 737-800 twice a week according to the following flight schedule:

Tajik Antimonopoly Authority arranges cost of aviation fuel in Tajik airports

The Tajik Antimonopoly Authority analyzed the country’s aviation fuel market and revealed that the real cost of each metric ton is over US $ 1,000. At present, airlines buy jet fuel in Tajik airports for US $ 1,120 per metric ton. Before it was even more expensive.

Tajik Air: 348 flights delayed for Jan-Jun 2017 and only five of Tajik Air’s 35 aircraft reportedly in operable condition

Tajik national air carrier, Tajik Air, has published press release on the results of work carried out by the company over the first six months of this year.