Georgian Air Navigation Agency meets winter season with its new air navigation system

The Georgian Air Navigation Agency (GANA) is responsible for the introduction and proper operation of technologies that help aircraft operating accurate and safe flights, according to the GANA website.

Uzbekistan Airways: air travel worldwide

The 16th Transport and Logistics – Trans Uzbekistan – 2019 International Exhibition has been working in Tashkent, Uzbekistan since November 20, 2019.

Uzbekistan Airways reduces airfares for its flights to Nur Sultan, Mumbai

Since November 22, 2019, Uzbekistan Airways has reduced its economy-class tariff levels for Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – Tashkent flights, and since November 26, 2019, – the economy-class tariff levels for Tashkent – Mumbai, India – Tashkent flights.

Wizz Air proposes to abandon business class as part of the fight against climate change

Jozsef Varadi, CEO, Wizz Air, the Hungarian low-cost airline, urged airlines to abandon business class on flights up to five hours in order to deal with climate change, Forbes reports.

Civil Aviation Committee discusses availability of flights for children with mental disorders

The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan is conducting systematic work on increasing the availability of air transportation for all types of passengers, the press service of the Civil Aviation Committee informs.

Academician Arif Pashayev gets honorary titles awards of Kharkov Aviation Institute

Rector of the Kharkov Aviation Institute of the National Aerospace University of Ukraine named after N.E. Zhukovsky, Professor Mykola Nechiporuk, Ambassador of Ukraine to Azerbaijan Vladislav Kanevsky, Advisor to the Presidents of AZAL and Silk Way Airlines, Academician Dmitry Kiva, as well as a group of representatives of the University and the Embassy visited the National Aviation Academy (NAA) at Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC.

Buta Airways flights to Kyiv from January 22, 2020 to be operated to Boryspil airport

Starting from January 22, 2020, the Azerbaijani low-cost airline Buta Airways will operate flights to Kyiv to Boryspil International Airport (IATA: KBP), Trend reports referring to the press service of Buta Airways.

Kyrgyzstan’s Osh International Airport restores normal operations after heavy fog

The international airport in the Kyrgyz city of Osh went into normal operation, the press service of Manas International Airport OJSC said on November 25, 2019.

Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan to launch Kostanay – Nur-Sultan domestic flight

On December 18, 2019 the low-cost airline named FlyArystan, Kazakhstan, will begin operating its new domestic flight en route Kostanay – Nur-Sultan (Astana). These flights will be operated daily on Airbus A320 airliners according to the following flight schedule:

Aviasales, the largest search engine for cheap flights to CIS, comes to Kyrgyzstan

Aviasales.kg service helps you to compare the cost and find a profitable flight option.

Offer to move Kazakhstan’s Almaty International Airport out of city

Developers of the Almaty-2050 Strategy offered to move the international airport located in Almaty, Kazakhstan, outside the city, the managing director of Almaty City Development Center JSC Aydos Zheksenbai announced, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Sales of $54.5 billion made at Dubai Airshow 2019

With order book on site reaching $54.5 billion from 17th to 21st November, Dubai Airshow 2019 was hailed a success on Thursday by exhibitors, delegates and sponsors alike, as a lively week of trading came to a close, WAM reports.

Georgia – Bologna direct flight launched

Hungarian low-cost airline named Wizz Air began operating its direct regular flights from Kutaisi International Airport, Georgia, to Bologna, Italy, Trend reports citing the Georgian airport.

Uzbekistan Airways sets discounts on air tickets to Azerbaijan

Starting from Nov. 22, economy-class tariffs have been reduced for Uzbekistan Airways’ flights to Azerbaijan on Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Baku, Azerbaijan – Tashkent air route, Trend reports citing the company’s press service.

Kazakhstan delegation attends ICAO-EASA joint Pan-European NCMC meeting

Kazakhstan delegation led by the General Director of the Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan Peter Griffiths attended ICAO-EASA joint pan – European NCMC meeting in Paris, Kazinform has learnt from the Civil Aviation Committee.

Somon Air to receive two Embraer E190E2 aircraft

Somon Air, Tajikistan, intends to lease two Embraer E190E2 aircraft. An agreement was reached on this with VTB Leasing Company, Russia.

UAE’s Flydubai to increase cargo transportation between Uzbekistan and Persian Gulf countries

Flydubai Airlines will help strengthen the flow of goods between Uzbekistan and the countries of the Gulf Commonwealth, Mohamed Hassan, Vice President, Flydubai Cargo, said at the 16th TransLogistics Uzbekistan International Exhibition.

Aeronautical data from EU and Eurasian airports to be stored on Baku servers

As part of the work program of the Dubai Air Show 2019 in Dubai, an agreement was signed between the Director of the Department of Air and Air Navigation (AZANS) Farhan Guliyev and the Executive Director of Hungarian Air Navigation HungaroControl Kornel Szepessy on the creation of a digital aeronautical data exchange highway airports in Europe and Eurasia with centers in Budapest and Baku, Trend reports with reference to AZAL.

Azerbaijan and India mull launching of direct flights

Azerbaijan and India are holding the negotiations on the resumption of direct and charter flights, Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Novruz Guliyev said.

Afghan airline to launch regular flights to Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan and Afghanistan’s aviation authorities have agreed to open flights from Mazar-e-Sharif to Tashkent, Trend reports citing the press service of Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Transport.

Russia’s S7 Airlines to launch Moscow – Nur Sultan flight

Siberia Airlines (S7 Airlines), Russia, intends to launch its international flights en route Moscow, Russia – Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan, next summer. They will be operated three times a week since May 26, 2020, Travel.ru reports.

Azerbaijan Airlines reached key agreements at Dubai Air Show 2019

Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, hosts the annual Dubai Air Show 2019 – one of the most prestigious and significant air shows in the world. More than 60 countries, represented by companies from different spheres of aviation, take part in it.

Air traffic to Georgia to decrease by 9% in winter season due to conflict with Russia

During the winter air navigation period 2019-2020, an average of 340 scheduled flights a week will be operated from Georgia’s international airports, which is by 9.3% lower than a year ago, the country’s Civil Aviation Agency estimated.

Kazakhstan’s SCAT Airlines launches Almaty – Medina flights

On December 11, 2019, SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan, will launch its new international air service to Saudi Arabia en route Almaty, Kazakhstan – Medina, Saudi Arabia. Flights to the Medina’s Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport will be operated on Wednesdays on Boeing 757-200 aircraft according to the following flight schedule:

Civil Aviation Agency approves winter flight schedule for Georgian airports

During the winter air navigation season, Georgian airports will serve an average of 340 scheduled flights per week, according to the Civil Aviation Agency (CAA) of Georgia.

Kazakhstan’s only low-cost air carrier launches regular flights on new air routes

The only low-cost airline of Kazakhstan named FlyArystan announced the launch of regular domestic flights en route Almaty – Kyzylorda – Almaty and Nur-Sultan – Kyzylorda – Nur-Sultan, Trend reports citing the Governor’s Office, Kyzylorda region, Kazakhstan, on Thursday.

President of Tatarstan to talk with Prime Minister of Uzbekistan at a forum in Tashkent on supply of helicopters to Uzbekistan

On Monday, November 25, 2019 the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov will make a working trip to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where the Tatarstan – Uzbekistan Forum will open, the official representative of the Kazan Kremlin Liliya Galimova announced at a briefing in the Government House of the Republic of Tatarstan.

AZAL’s winter schedule of flights to Georgia’s Tbilisi, Batumi approved

The Georgian Civil Aviation Agency approved the winter flight schedule for 2019-2020.

Saudi Arabia to hold second international Airshow in February 2021

Saudi Arabia expects to receive twice as many participants during the second international air show, which will be held in Riyadh on February 16-18, 2021, the organizers of the event stated during the Dubai Airshow, according to Prime.

Six Russian airlines estimate losses from a ban on flights to Georgia at US $ 50 million

Six Russian airlines estimated their losses from the ban on flights to Georgia at US $ 50 million, the Russia’s Vedomosti Newspaper reported with reference to some sources.

“No food, no apology”: Kazakhstan residents complain about nine-hour flight delay from Kazakhstan’s Bek Air Airlines

Passengers of the Bek Air’s Aktau – Nur-Sultan domestic flight in Kazakhstan complained that the departure of the aircraft was delayed by nine hours. At the same time, the passengers noted, they were not provided with hot meals, accommodation in a hotel and even basic apologies, according to NUR.KZ.

Buta Airways aircraft makes emergency landing

Due to the sharp deterioration in the condition of one of the passengers on the Buta Airways’ flight No. J2 9103, the crew commander decided to return to the departure airport, where the plane made a safe landing at 09:40 am Baku time, Trend reported citing the airline.

Russian airline suffers significant losses after flights ban to Georgia

Ural Airlines, Russia, lost a billion rubles as a result of the cancellation of flights en route Russia – Georgia, Trend reports citing Ria Novosti. This information was provided by Sergey Skuratov, CEO, Ural Airlines.

Emirates close to buying 30 Boeing 787 in fleet compromise deal

Emirates and Boeing (BA.N) are fine-tuning a deal that could see the Dubai carrier order around 30 787 Dreamliners as part of wider discussions about amending a separate order for 150 Boeing 777X jets, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

Boeing 737 lost its status of the most popular airliner worldwide. Now it’s A-320

The Boeing 737 aircraft has lost the status of the best-selling passenger liner in the world, its place was taken by the A320 airliner of the European aircraft manufacturer named Airbus, Medusa writes.

Air Arabia signs $14 billion Airbus A320neo order

Sharjah-based Air Arabia on Monday announced a firm order for 120 Airbus A320neo-family jets in a deal worth around $14 billion, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals

Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) fought to save billions of dollars of jet deals on Sunday as host airline Emirates kept the Dubai Airshow in suspense over dozens of tentative orders designed to fine-tune the world’s largest international airline network, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Qatar Airways signs $4 billion CFM engine order

Qatar Airways has placed a $4 billion jet engine order with CFM International to power its 50 Airbus A321neos, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

Boeing, Air Astana announce intent to buy 30 737 MAX airplanes for FlyArystan low-cost air carrier in Kazakhstan

Air Astana intends to order 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes to serve as the backbone of its new low-cost airline FlyArystan, the Kazakh flag carrier and Boeing announced at the Dubai Airshow. The companies today signed a letter of intent for the 30 airplanes with a list price value of $3.6 billion.

Uzbekistan Airways: cooperation expands

On November 18 – 22, 2019 the Republican Industrial Fair and Cooperation Exchange is organized in the exhibition halls of Uzbek Expo Center JSC in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Tajikistan’s Somon Air presents its Airbus H125 helicopter

Somon Air, Tajikistan, held the presentation of its Airbus H125 helicopter at Dushanbe International Airport, the Air Company’s Press Service said.

Emirates says it ordered 50 Airbus A350 in a deal worth $16 billion

Emirates said on Monday it had placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A350 jets worth $16 billion at list prices, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

Small Aviation – a global layout

The global fleet today has approximately 416 thousand aircraft. And most of it is represented by small aircraft. Small planes and helicopters are used to solve a whole range of problems. They fly where air travel is almost the only way to get from one point to another.

GAMA reports for Jan-Sep 2019

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has published industry results for the January – September 2019. According to the GAMA’s report, during the three quarters of 2019, the supply of piston aircraft and business jets increased, as compared to the same period in 2018, while the supply of turboprop aircraft and helicopters decreased.

Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan to launch Semey – Almaty domestic flight – flight schedule

On December 13, 2019 the first low-cost airline in Kazakhstan named FlyArystan will begin carrying out its new domestic flight en route Semey – Almaty. Flights will be operated daily on Airbus A320 airliners according to the following flight schedule:

Russia’s Azimuth Airlines to launch Rostov-On-Don – Baku air service – flight schedule

On December 2, 2019, Azimuth Airlines, Russia, will launch its new international flight en route Rostov-On-Don, Russia –  Baku, Azerbaijan. Flights from the Rostov-On-Don’s Platov International Airport to the Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport will be operated twice a week on Sukhoi Superjet-100 airliner according to the following flight schedule:

Airbus may develop non-polluting aircraft by 2030

Airbus SE could potentially build an emission-free, 100-seat regional aircraft by the early 2030s, as the aviation industry speeds its response to mounting concern over air travel’s carbon footprint, according to the head of the planemaker’s new-product development arm.

Qantas Airlines breaks non-stop flight record

The plane of the Qantas Airlines, Australia, made the longest non-stop flight in history, having spent 19 hours and 19 minutes in the air, the air company said in its press release.

Uzbekistan Helicopters issued operator’s certificate

On November 5, 2019, Uzbekistan Helicopters LLC was issued Operator’s Certificate due to renaming and change of ownership form.

Air Astana – APEX Central Asia Laureate

Air Astana won an award in the Central Asian region in the nomination “The Best Food, Beverages and On-Board Entertainment System” following a passenger vote by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). The award ceremony was held in Singapore on November 13, 2019.

Parliament of Kyrgyzstan: Will Air Kyrgyzstan operate its flights domestically?

On November 14, 2019 the Kyrgyz Parliament considered bills “On Amending the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On the Republican Budget of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2019 and the Forecast for 2020-2021” and “On the Republican Budget of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2020 and the Forecast for 2021-2022″ in the first reading.

Turkish Airlines is interested in launching Istanbul – Turkestan flight

On behalf of the President of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan is actively working on launching new international air routes and attracting new foreign airlines, Kazinform reports with reference to the Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan.

UAE air companies plan to launch Dubai – Aktau regular flights

The aviation authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates held talks on November 13-14, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan.

Georgia to sign air traffic agreement with South Korea

Georgia will sign an agreement on regular air communication with the Republic of Korea, Trend reports citing Georgian media outlets.

President of Azerbaijan expands powers of the State Civil Aviation Agency

On Thursday, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on amending decrees “On some measures to improve management in the transport, communications and high technologies sectors in Azerbaijan” dated January 12, 2018 No. 1785 and “To approve regulations on the State Maritime Agency under the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan and the State Civil Aviation Agency under the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan” dated May 22, 2018 No. 90.

Russia’s Smartavia Airlines launches its St. Petersburg – Baku regular flights

Smartavia Airlines, Russia, launched its regular flights to Baku, Azerbaijan, from St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo International Airport, Russia, the air company’s press service told Trend on Thursday.

UzAirways ready to fly to Europe and America through St. Petersburg

Uzbekistan Airways is interested in flights to Pulkovo International Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia, under the so-called fifth air freedom mode, Uzbekistan Airways informed Sputnik Uzbekistan.

Where to get permission for UAV flights in Kazakhstan?

Permission for unmanned aerial vehicles’ flights is obtained at the air traffic control centers under the Ministry of Defense, Kazakhstan, according to the Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan, Kazinform reported.

Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan Airlines resumes sale of its air tickets for flights to Kostanay

Kazakhstan’s low-cost airline named FlyArystan is pleased to announce the resumption of air ticket sales for its domestic flight en route Nur-Sultan – Kostanay – Nur-Sultan.

Kyrgyz airports served over 2.7 million passengers in January – September 2019

In January – September 2019, the Manas International Airport OJSC serving the airports of Kyrgyzstan served 2,714,706 passengers or by 46 thousand more, as compared to the same period last year.