The aviation authorities of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have agreed on increasing flights between the two countries, the press service of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Investments and Development Ministry of Kazakhstan reported.
Following the negotiations between the Civil Aviation Committee and the aviation administration of Uzbekistan, as well as airlines of the two countries, agreements were reached to increase the number of flights.
Thus, the Kazakhstan airline Air Astana plans to increase the number of flights to Uzbekistan starting from December from 6 to 7 flights a week on the route Almaty-Tashkent and from 3 to 4 flights a week on the route Astana-Tashkent.
In turn, Uzbekistan Airlines plans to increase the number of flights to Kazakhstan from 6 to 7 flights a week on the route Tashkent – Almaty from December, and from 3 to 4 flights a week on the route Tashkent-Astana from March 4, 2018.
Thus, the total number of flights between the countries will be 22 flights per week, so passengers can fly to Tashkent from Almaty twice a day and on a daily basis from Astana.
In the future, it is planned to open flights to Samarkand, Bukhara and Urgench. (Trend/Business World Magazine)