Ukraine: passenger traffic in airports up in 2018

In 2018, the total passenger traffic in the airports of Ukraine increased by 24.5% YoY. “The passenger traffic in the airports of Ukraine increased by 24.5% and totaled 20.545,500 people, including within the international service – by 25.8% (18.356,700 people),” the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine reports. The passenger numbers of Ukrainian airlines increased by…


Azerbaijan: joint venture to produce combines discussed with Belarus

Ganja Automobile Plant is interested in joint production of combine harvesters with Gomselmash, Niyazi Bayramov, the head of the Ganja city administration, said as he met with Gomel Mayor Piotr Kirichenko. “We would like to manufacture combine harvesters and other farm machines on the premises of Ganja Automobile Plant in cooperation with Gomselmash,” Niyazi Bayramov…


Kazakhstan: 18 million passengers travel by train in 2018

In 2018 Passenger Transportation JSC carried 17, 719,000 passengers (including domestic and transit passengers), down by 500,000 passengers YoY. In 2017 Kazakhstan hosted EXPO 2017 international exhibition, the company’s press service reports. Three new routes were launched last year. Astana-Turkestan train bridges the capital with the new regional center of Turkestan region, the historical city…


Kyrgyzstan: three airports unsuitable for flights

Three airports in Kyrgyzstan are unsuitable for flights, the First Deputy Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov said at a meeting of the parliamentary committee on transport, communications, architecture and construction. According to him, reconstruction of several airports is necessary for the development of domestic flights. “Experts have given us the conclusion that airports in Karakol, Talas…


Latvia: improvements expected from LDz

“Last year was a turning point for railway freight. The industry managed to recover from the decline, the lowest point of which was in 2017. It is too soon to celebrate last year’s grown, because this industry remains dependent on external risks and flaws caused by internal factors of the transit corridor,” says Baltic Association…


Azerbaijan: Baku airport’s activity unaffected by heavy fog

Heavy fog in Baku didn’t affect the activity of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport.

All flights are performed in accordance with the schedule.

“There are no delays in arrival and departure of the flights,” the airport said. (Trend/Business World Magazine)