Category Archives: Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Airlines: queues, lack of air tickets and protection

In the summer season, Turkmenistan again has problems with air tickets. If the local airline ticket can still be bought after standing in queues during 2-3 hours, but, as regards international flights, there are no available for sale air tickets until the end of October 2018. Particularly, this regards to such air destinations, as Moscow, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Minsk, Ankara and Istanbul. ANT sources say that if there are connections or money, the coveted air ticket can be bought even for the next week.

Turkmen ambassador in Georgia overestimates number of Azerbaijanis in Turkmenistan, justifying launch of new flight

Dovletmurad Muratov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Georgia, told how the establishment of air communication between countries can bring benefits, Sputnik-Georgia reported on August 10.

Passengers wishing to fly from Turkmenistan have to pay bribes even if successfully checked-in for a flight

At the height of the season in Turkmenistan, air ticket prices to Moscow have risen sharply.

19 prospective students barred from boarding the Istanbul flight

Reporters of Chronicles of Turkmenistan report that on July 25, 2018 19 passengers were prevented from boarding a flight bound for Istanbul. All of them were school graduates who were hoping to get enrolled into Turkey’s educational establishments.

Due to “glitches” some passengers fail to board Turkmenistan Airlines flights

Passengers of “Turkmenistan Airlines” have recently been experiencing a problem when the airline sells tickets which are later not identified by the online check-in system.

Turkmen authorities organize special flight for pilgrims to Mecca

Some 153 pilgrims from Turkmenistan will travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj pilgrimage from August 5 to August 27, the Turkmen government said in a statement.

Turkmen President’s relatives remove all passengers from flight to fly by themselves in this plane

A close relative of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, along with his family members, took off the whole plane from the voyage and flew himself, two sources informed about this to the Azatlyk Radio, Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan Airlines launch flights to Abu Dhabi

Turkmenistan Airlines have launched regular passenger transportation along the Ashgabat – Abu Dhabi – Ashgabat air route, the airline company said in a message.

Boeing for President of Turkmenistan repeatedly lands in Germany

On June 26, 2018 the presidential Boeing 737 flew to Germany for the third time in a month. This time the plane landed in Munich.

Turkmenistan Airlines resuming flights to Abu Dhabi

Turkmenistan Airlines is resuming regular passenger transportation along the Ashgabat – Abu Dhabi – Ashgabat air route, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported June 16.