Category Archives: Turkmenistan

Launching of Bishkek – Ashgabat direct flight discussed in Ashgabat

Minister of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic Zhamshitbek Kalilov, in the framework of his participation in the International Forum “The Great Silk Road – Towards New Development Borders” in Ashgabat, met with Director General of Turkmenistan Airlines Dovran Saburov.

Turkmenistan buys Italian military aircraft

As previously reported, on May 3, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov tested new military equipment purchased by Turkmenistan.

Civil aviation transport in Turkmenistan intensively develops

Turkmenistan Airlines is the flagship air carrier of Turkmenistan. According to official data, this is the safest airline in Asia. The air transport of Turkmenistan is of particular importance for the provision of long-distance passenger and freight traffic.

Ambassador of Turkmenistan: Possibility of increasing number of Ashgabat – Yerevan – Frankfurt flights discussed

The possibility of increasing the number of flights en route Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – Yerevan, Armenia – Frankfurt, Germany, is being discussed. This was stated by Mukhametniyaz Mashalov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Armenia, during a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan in Yerevan.

Passengers’ problems to buy air tickets on the eve of summer season in Turkmenistan

On the threshold of the summer season in Turkmenistan, lots of problems arose with the purchase of air tickets for foreign flights.

Cadets from Turkmenistan Airlines’ Aviation Personnel Training School make their first departures

After completing the training sessions on profiling subjects, they started flying on the Diamond D-20 training aircraft. For the first time, young aviators had the opportunity to undergo training in the pilot’s profession according to the standards developed by the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization). To train in this program, the School has high-tech simulators, namely, the simulators of aviation equipment, and training vehicles including four aircraft and two helicopters have been purchased for flight training.

Young people are removed from international flights in Turkmenistan

According to the Chronicle of Turkmenistan reporters, young people under 30 years of age are removed from international flights at the Ashgabat International Airport, Turkmenistan, without explaining the reasons.

Turkmen citizens not allowed to fly to Istanbul, protest in Ashgabat International Airport (video)

Dozens of citizens of Turkmenistan were not admitted to the flight to Istanbul, Turkey, at the Ashgabat International Airport, Turkmenistan. The editorial office of the Azatlyk Radio Turkmen Service received a video where a crowd of people who were not allowed to pass through passport control began to protest.

Passengers interrogated at airport in Ashgabat, their mobile phones are checked

At the airport in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, passengers who come to the country have thorough checks of their mobile phones and they are subjected to thorough interrogations about the information contained in their electronic devices, several sources told about this to Azatlyk Radio, Turkmenistan. They said they had faced with such a verification personally.

Airport in Turkmenabad included in the Guinness Book of Records due to its roof in the shape of Oguz Khan’s star

On February 26, 20180 the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov opened an international airport in Turkmenabat, the administrative center of the Lebap Region of Turkmenistan.