Aviation authorities of Kazakhstan and Hong Kong met in Astana to discuss air communication between the two countries, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry for Innovations and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan reported.
During the meeting with Talgat Lastayev, Chairman of the Committee, the officials from Hong Kong expressed interest in increasing passenger and cargo traffic between the airports in Almaty and Hong Kong. The parties also looked into the possibility of launching the Astana-Hong Kong flight.
Currently, Air Astana operates Almaty-Hong Kong direct flight three times a week.
At the meeting Astana and Hong Kong paid utmost attention to cooperation in training of pilots and aviation specialists. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)