Category Archives: Tajikistan

Zhukovsky Airport meets the first flight of Somon Air

On September 20, 2018 Somon Air, Tajikistan completed its first flight en route Dushanbe, Tajikistan – Zhukovsky, Russia – Dushanbe. At 09:45 pm local time, Boeing 737-900 with 170 passengers on board made a soft landing on the longest runway in Europe, which is in Zhukovsky. An hour later the airliner flew back to the capital city of the Republic of Tajikistan. Flights to Dushanbe will be carried out three times a week: on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Beginning of cooperation: Zhukovsky International Airport and Somon Air

The Zhukovsky International Airport, Russia, announces the beginning of cooperation with Somon Air, Tajikistan and the launch of regular flights en route Zhukovsky – Kulyab and Zhukovsky –Dushanbe, the named airport informed.

Open Skies. Two Tajik airlines ready to fly through Kyrgyzstan

Two Tajik airlines are ready to fly through Kyrgyzstan. The head of the Civil Aviation Agency Kurmanbek Akyshev announced today at public hearings.

Dushanbe loses air passengers, and Tashkent becomes a transit hub for Tajiks

The high prices for air tickets in our country and the long-awaited warming of relations with neighboring Uzbekistan leads to a logical result – our citizens increasingly fly abroad not from Dushanbe, but from Tashkent. To whom is it profitable?

Somon Air plans to buy eight Embraer 190s

Somon Air, Tajikistan, will replenish its aircraft fleet in 2019-2021 with new generation Embraer E190s for domestic and regional flights, Sputmik Uzbekistan writes.

Somon Air to launch Kulyab – Moscow/Zhukovsky flight – schedule of flights

On September 21, 2018, Somon Air, Tajikistan, will start operating its new flight en route Moscow, Russia – Kulyab, Tajikistan. The flights from Zhukovsky International Airport (roundtrip air service) will be operated three times a week on Boeing 737-800 plane according to the following flight schedule:

Construction of the Flight Command and Control Tower at Dushanbe International Airport to be completed in winter 2019

The construction of the Flight Command and Control Tower at Dushanbe International Airport, Tajikistan, will be completed ahead of schedule – in February 2019. Earlier it was scheduled to put the object into operation in late summer 2019, a source in the Ministry of Transport of Tajikistan reported.

Tajikistan’s Somon Air to become new partner for Russia’s Zhukovsky International Airport

Zhukovsky International Airport, Russia, announces the beginning of cooperation with Somon Air, Tajikistan, and the launch of regular flights en route Zhukovsky – Dushanbe, Tajikistan and Zhukovsky – Kulyab, Tajikistan. The first flight to Dushanbe will be completed on September 23, 2018, whereas the flights to Kulyab will begin two days earlier – on September 21, 2018.

The first of the first: Tajik Air celebrates the Civil Aviation Day

A solemn meeting dedicated to the 94th anniversary of the Tajikistan’s civil aviation sector was held today in the Tajik Air conference hall in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Today veterans and honors of civil aviation who worked with Tajik Air received well-deserved awards.

Two Tajik airlines: how many planes and where do they fly to?

Tajikistan celebrated the Tajik Civil Aviation Day on Monday, September 3, 2018. In Tajikistan, there are only two airlines, namely the state-owned Tajik Air with long experience and history and the private one – Somon Air, which has a more modern fleet.