When will Bishkek – Kutaisi and Osh – Kutaisi flights launch?

“When will the flights en route Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan — Kutaisi, Georgia and Osh, Kyrgyzstan — Kutaisi be launched?”, MP Akylbek Zhaparov asked today, May 15, 2019, during a plenary session of the Kyrgyz Parliament.

Osh – Istanbul flight to resume soon

Osh – Istanbul flight will resume soon, the talks are under way, Deputy Transport Minister Jenish Nogoibayev said during the parliament discussions of amendments to the agreement on establishing air communication between Kyrgyzstan and Turkey dated 14 Oct 1994.

Flights over Europe may be more expensive

The Le Monde newspaper, France, published its study on the feasibility to introduce a tax on jet kerosene, ordered by the European Commission in the middle of 2017.

Embraer has stable supplies

In the Q1 2019, Embraer Executive Jets delivered 11 business jets, which corresponds to the level of deliveries in 2018.

The first round table of Central Asian airlines held in Tajikistan’s Dushanbe

This week, the first round table with CEOs of airlines from Central Asian (CA) countries was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The participants included such air companies, as Somon Air (Tajikistan), Air Astana (Kazakhstan), SCAT Airlines (Kazakhstan), QAZAQ Air (Kazakhstan), Uzbekistan Airways (Uzbekistan) and Avia Traffic Company (Kyrgyzstan).

Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan Airlines to launch Almaty – Shymkent domestic flight

On May 30, 2019 FlyArystan Airlines, a low-cost airline registered in Kazakhstan, will launch its new domestic flight en route Almaty – Shymkent. Flights will be operated daily on Airbus A320 airplanes according to the following flight schedule:

When will Kyrgyz civil aviation be excluded from the EU’s black list? Kyrgyz Ministry of Transport can’t answer

This year, Kyrgyzstan is more than ever close to be excluded from the EU’s black list for airlines having a ban to operate flights to European countries. This information was announced today by Deputy Minister of Transport and Roads Zhenishbek Nogoibaev at a meeting of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan.

Manas International Airport OJSC creates conditions for comfortable stay for people with disabilities at airports

The Manas International Airport OJSC is working to create the necessary conditions for comfortable stay for people with disabilities (PWD) at airports.

Information about resumption of flights to EU disappears from Turkmenistan Airlines’ website

Information on resuming flights to European countries has been removed from the official website of Turkmenistan Airlines.

Director of private airfield in Almaty region hit the run after air crash

The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development (MIID), Kazakhstan, told about the consequences for the private airfield named Azem after the Tecnam-P2002-JF aircraft crash in 2017, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Training aircraft’s air crash near Almaty: cause named

Strong wind was the main cause of the Tecnam 2002 training aircraft’s air crash near Almaty, Kazakhstan, in which the pilot instructor and the cadet died. The investigation also revealed several violations and falsifications, Tengrinews.kz reported.

The best airports by passenger service level identified

AirHelp recognized the Hamad International Airport in Doha as the best one.

US aircraft designers announce development of supersonic passenger aircraft

The private US company named Hermeus announced on Monday that it will attract initial capital to the project to create its own supersonic passenger airliner, Trend reports with reference to Russia’s TASS News Agency.

Air carriers that have not submitted data on aircraft passengers to be fined in Azerbaijan

In Azerbaijan, the air carriers that land and/or leave the territory of Azerbaijan will be fined for not sending their data on the passengers and crew of their aircraft to the relevant executive authorities.

Tajik Air may resume its flights this summer

Ikrom Subkhonzoda, CEO, Civil Aviation Agency under the Government of Tajikistan, said at a roundtable aimed to develop the civil aviation sector in Central Asia held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on May 13, 2019 that perhaps Tajik Air along with the private Somon Air would be engaged in transporting pilgrims during Hajj this year.

Uzbekistan Airways presentation takes place in China

On May 10, 2019 Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) together with its airline sales agent Urumqi Hang Lvlian Air Service Co Ltd and the travel company Xinjian Chunqiu International Travel Service Co. Ltd held a presentation of the tourism potential of Uzbekistan and the aviation capabilities of the airline for representatives of local travel companies and tour operators in the city of Urumqi.

Turkmenistan Airlines returns its air ticket prices to previous level

The Turkmenistan Airlines’ airline ticket sales offices have once again posted their price tags with the old prices for air tickets for international flights, Chronicles of Turkmenistan (CoT) informs. There are no air tickets for the coming months, however. According to Turkmen.news, all air tickets have been sold out until October 2019.

Turkmenistan: Airfare remaines the same, but air tickets are not available for several months ahead

Over the past few days, the network has been spreading information about a twofold increase in prices for air tickets for international flights operating by Turkmenistan Airlines. Moreover, allegedly official orders and tariffs circulating on websites and social networks do not have any seals of state bodies or signatures of responsible persons, and there are spelling errors in the spelling.

The command staff of Turkmenistan’s civil aviation sector trained at Moscow State Technical University of Civil Aviation (MSTU СA)

The Institute for Advanced Studies and Personnel Certification under the Moscow State Technical University of Civil Aviation (MSTU CA) conducted training for Turkmenhowayollary Agency (Turkmenistan Airlines) of the Ministry of Industry and Communications, Turkmenistan, according to MSTU CA.

Nordwind Airlines to launch flight Samara – Almaty

On June 7, 2019 Nordwind Airlines, Russia, will launch its new direct flight en route Samara, Russia – Almaty, Kazakhstan. Flights from the Samara’s Kurumoch International Airport to Kazakhstan will be operated on Fridays on Boeing 737-800 airliners according to the following flight schedule:

Pilot proclaimed hero after landing passenger plane without its front landing gear

The Myanmar Airlines’ pilot made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport with out of control nose wheel. There were 82 passengers and seven crew members aboard the aircraft, media reported.

Experts of Central Asia discuss safety of flights

Heads of airlines of Central Asia will meet today in Dushanbe (Tajikistan) at a round table for the first time. Organizers of the event told 24.kg news agency.

Australian pilot lost consciousness, and plane was flying 40 minutes on its own

In Australia, the intern pilot lost consciousness, and the plane was flying on its own during 40 minutes, ABC reported with reference to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB).

737 Max in branding rehab as Boeing brainstorms how to win back trust

Boeing is looking to address the severe damage its reputation suffered due to two deadly airliner crashes in the space of six months, Trend reports referring to Sputnik.

Diverted Georgian plane forcibly put off in India

On Friday, May 10, 2019 the Indian Air Force fighter forced the Georgian military transport An-12 aircraft to land, as it deviated from course, Trend reports with reference to RIA Novosti.

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure

A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official said, Trend reported citing Reuters.

The first round table for executives of Central Asian airlines to be held in Tajikistan’s Dushanbe

The first round table for the CEOs of Central Asian airlines aimed to develop the regional civil aviation sector will be held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, the Tajikistan’s private air company named Somon Air reported.

Osh – Almaty regular flight to be launched on June 7, 2019

Starting from June 7, 2019, a regular flight en route Osh, Kyrgyzstan – Almaty, Kazakhstan, will be launched. Air traffic will be provided by QAZAQ AIR, the Kazakhstan’s regional airline.

Azerbaijan starts jet fuel supply to new Istanbul airport

The SOCAR state company, Azerbaijan, has begun supplying jet fuel to the new Istanbul airport, SOCAR Turkey Energy told Trend.

FlyArystan Airlines sold over half of its air tickets at the lowest cost

The Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan Airlines summarizes the first operating results for the first seven days.

FlyArystan carried 720 passengers on the first day

On May 1, 2019, FlyArystan, a Kazakhstan low-cost airline, made its first domestic flight in Kazakhstan en route Almaty – Nur-Sultan on a comfortable 180-seater Airbus A320 airliner.

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport publishes chronology of the accident with SSJ100 plane

The Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport has published chronology of the accident with the SSJ-100 aircraft and the activities of airport’s rescue teams.

Kyrgyzstan, India discuss launching of additional flights

Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan Asein Isayev met with Minister of Civil Aviation of India concurrently Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu.

New flight launched from Novosibirsk to Nur-Sultan

Russian airline S7 expands the geography of its flights to Kazakhstan. On May 7, the first plane from Novosibirsk was welcomed with a water salute at the Nursultan Nazarbayev international airport, Kazinform reports.

Test flights to begin at new airport in China’s Beijing

Beijing Daxing International Airport plans to welcome four planes on test flight next Monday, Beijing Youth Daily reported.

Georgian Civil Aviation Agency works on new amendments relating to airlines and paragliders

The Civil Aviation Agency plans to amend the order “On the approval of flight rules in the airspace of Georgia”.

Amadeus and Finnair continue innovating together to drive NDC forward

The close partnership between Amadeus and Finnair is set for new heights with a renewed agreement, which will provide Finnair with increased flexibility to support its recently announced distribution strategy.

Amadeus reinforces commitment to transform the airline industry

Amadeus achieves certification on the ONE Order standard as a capable Order Management System.

ACJ319neo sets flight duration record

As part of the certification test program, the ACJ319neo spent 16 hours and 10 minutes in the air, which was the longest flight ever operated by Airbus pilots on A320 aircraft.

Schedule of Almaty – Osh flights to be operated by Kazakhstan’s Qazaq Air

Starting from June 07, 2019, Qazaq Air, Kazakhstan, will introduce its new air route from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan, namely, the Almaty – Osh flight. These flights will be operated twice a week on a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft according to the following flight schedule:

Manas International Airport in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, celebrates its 44th anniversary

Manas International Airport, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, the main airport in the country, celebrated its 44th anniversary along with passengers and guests.

EU Ambassador talks about Aviation Agreement with Azerbaijan

In order to expand cooperation between Azerbaijan and the EU in the field of transportation, a relevant aviation agreement should be signed in the nearest future, the EU ambassador to Azerbaijan Kestutis Jankauskas told Trend.

ICAO convenes 40th Session of the Assembly

ICAO is convening the next session of the ICAO Assembly, which will be the jubilee one, the fortieth, in a row since its establishment in 1947. The Assembly’s Session is held from September 24 through October 4, 2019, traditionally, beginning since 1974, in Montreal, Canada, at the ICAO Headquarters.

Investigative committee looks into three main possibilities behind the cause of Sunday’s plane crash

The Investigative Committee said in a statement that crew error, mechanical problems and bad weather were being probed as possible causes for the Sunday’s plane crash at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.

Civil Aviation Committee tells about the only Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in Kazakhstan

The Kazakhstan’s civil aviation sector has one Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft under its registration number UP-SJ001, the Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan, reported, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

SSJ-100 aircraft not used in Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan’s Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development

Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes produced in Russia are not operated in Kazakhstan for flying on regular air routes, Roman Sklar, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan, announced in his interview to journalists, according to the Kazinform News Agency, Kazakhstan.

Turkestan Airport needs investor

Currently, there are 32 projects at the implementation and development stage in the sectors supervised by the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan, under the state-private partnership mechanism, including 10 republican projects and 22 regional projects.

Low-cost Orange2Fly, Pegasus Airlines get ready to enter Uzbek market. Negotiations are underway with another 12 airlines

Greek low-cost Orange2Fly and Turkish Pegasus Airlines are negotiating to enter the Uzbek market, Podrobno.uz reports citing Ulugbek Kasymhojaev, the Acting First Deputy Chairperson of the State Committee for Tourism.

Baku reports on delayed flights from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport

The passenger plane that was flying en route Moscow, Russia – Baku, Azerbaijan arrived late from the Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, another flight is delayed, Heydar Aliyev International Airport informed RIA Novosti, Russia.

Aeroflot plane crash: 41 killed on Russian jet

Forty-one people died after a Russian plane made an emergency landing and burst into flames just after takeoff from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport.

Turkmenistan Airlines to resume its flights to EU countries since June 1, 2019

According to Azatlyk Radio and citing the Turkmenistan Airlines’ official website, the planes of this air carrier will resume its flights to the EU countries after a four-month pause since June 1, 2019.

List of updated prices for Turkmenistan Airlines’ international flights

The Chronicle of Turkmenistan has received a new price list for international flights of Turkmenistan Airlines.

Kazakhstan’s low-cost airline launches its Karaganda – Almaty domestic flights at affordable airfares

Karaganda residents got the opportunity of cheap air travel to Almaty, Kazakhstan, on a comfortable plane. Today, FlyArystan, the Kazakhstan’s first low-cost air carrier, made its first flight to Karaganda, Kazinform reported.

50,000 air tickets sold in first days of FlyArystan’s flights

The results of the flights operating by the Kazakhstan’s first low-cost airline named FlyArystan were reported by the Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazakhstan, Kazinform reported.

President and CEO of Air Astana JSC: “Uzbekistan is a new strategic partner for us”

On May 1, 2019, Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan low-cost airline made its first flight from Almaty to Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan, on the comfortable 180-seater Airbus A320.

SAS Airlines pilots end their strike

The trade union of pilots and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) reached an agreement, as the strike lasted almost seven days, the CEO of this airline Ricard Gustafson said during a press conference, Trend reports with reference to RIA Novosti

Uzbekistan Airways operates its first Tashkent – Jakarta flight

The first flight of the National Airline Uzbekistan Airways on the Tashkent – Jakarta air route took place on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Trend reports with reference to Uzbekistan Airways.

Air Astana receives awards at World Travel Catering & On-board Services EXPO 2019

Air Astana received a series of interior, in-flight product and on-board catering awards at the World Travel Catering & On-board Services EXPO (WTCE) held in Hamburg, Germany.

Prices for Turkmenistan Airlines’ international flights doubled

The Chronicles of Turkmenistan reports that the cost of tickets for Turkmenistan Airlines’ flights has doubled.

Almaty – Taraz new flight schedule from FlyArystan Airlines

On May 2, 2019 FlyArystan Airlines, the Kazakhstan’s first low-cost air carrier, launches its new domestic flight en route Almaty – Taraz. Flights to Aulie-Ata International Airport in Taraz will be operated daily on Airbus A320 airliners according to the following flight schedule: