Category Archives: Tajikistan

It all started with a flight: Civil Aviation Day celebrated in Tajikistan yesterday

On September 3, Tajikistan celebrated the Civil Aviation Day. It was on this day in 1924 when the Yu-13 aircraft flew en route Bukhara – Dushanbe. It was this date that became key in the civil aviation sector development in Tajikistan.

Flights to Mountainous Badakhshan in Tajikistan – current difficulties

Back in the 1980s, up to 14 (!) flights per day were operated along the Dushanbe – Khorog air route in Tajikistan. Airplanes also flew to Khorog from Osh, Kyrgyzstan. The cost of a ticket for the Dushanbe – Khorog flight was 16 soviet rubles, the flight duration was about 90 minutes.

Somon Air to return flights to Moscow to Tajik Air since September 2nd

Somon Air has informed its passengers that, in connection with the resumption of the Tajik Air’s activities, starting from September 2, 2019, the air company stops operating SZ233 and SZ234 flights en route Dushanbe, Tajikistan – Moscow (Domodedovo), Russia – Dushanbe.

Ural Airlines’ plane emergently landed in Russia’s Yekaterinburg, later it flies to Tajikistan

The Ural Airlines’ plane en route St Petersburg, Russia – Khujand, Tajikistan, made an emergency landing at Koltsovo International Airport, Yekaterinburg, TASS reports citing the airport’s press service.

Russia’s Izhavia Airlines plans to launch its flights from Russia’s Omsk to Central Asia

Izhavia Airlines plans to launch its flights from Omsk to Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Dushanbe and Khujand (Tajikistan), according to Omsk Region.

Uzbekistan Airways Technics receives another Tajik Air’s aircraft

On August 26, 2019 another Tajik Air’s airplane landed at the Tashkent’s Islam Karimov International Airport, Uzbekistan, as it arrived for maintenance and repairs (MRO) at the Uzbekistan Airways Technics (UAT) belonged to Uzbekistan Airways, the national air company of Uzbekistan.

Lightning struck Tajik Airlines plane near Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

Lightning hit the plane of Tajik airlines not far from Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, according to the ‘Now Nizhnevartovsk’ telegram channel, Russia.

Air Company’s official comment on its flight No. U6 2424 Dushanbe – Zhukovsky

On August 21, 2019 when operating the flight No. U6 2424 en route Dushanbe, Tajikistan – Zhukovsky, Moscow Region, Russia, a girl born in 2006 had her health worsened, having some problems with her heart.

Plane from Dushanbe is late to St. Petersburg for six hours

The Ural Airlines’ plane will fly from Dushanbe, Tajikistan, to St. Petersburg, Russia, six hours later than promised. The plane was supposed to be in Pulkovo International Airport as early as 04:15 am local time, but it was expected only by 10 a.m., as it follows from the flight schedule board of the St. Petersburg’s airport on Wednesday, August 21.

Prices for air tickets to Russian cities drastically raised in Tajikistan

On August 19, Somon Air told Radio Ozodi that a ticket for Dushanbe – Moscow flight costs TJS 4 thousand (more than US $ 400). “Those wishing to purchase an air ticket for August 21 should pay TJS 4,211,” the airline said. According to this source, the increase in airfare is associated with an increase in passenger traffic on the eve of the start of the school year.