Ukraine: AirBaltic to resume Riga-Odesa flights

The Latvian airline AirBaltic will resume flights on the route Riga-Odesa-Riga from March 31, Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze wrote on Facebook. “Latvian airline AirBaltic from March 31 will resume flights on the route Riga-Odesa-Riga. The conference on the renewal of the route was held on March 13,”…

Georgia: top 3 destinations from Kutaisi Airport

Vienna, Rome, and Prague were the top three in demand directions from Georgia’s Kutaisi International Airport in February, announces United Airports of Georgia. After these three cities come Athens and Memmingen. In total Kutaisi Airport serviced 617,342 passengers in 2018, up by 52.5% YoY. United Airports of Georgia reported that 95% of Kutaisi airport passengers…

Ukraine: UIA welcomes first Embraer 195

On March 12, Ukraine International Airlines welcomed to its fleet a medium-haul Embraer-195. The plane received the registration number UR-EMG and became the 6th aircraft of the Embraer brand in the UIA fleet. The aircraft accommodates 116 passengers in a two-class cabin configuration, i.e. Business and Economy Class. Therefore, passengers will be able to enjoy…

Ukraine: SkyUp Airlines launching 3 flights

The Ukrainian airline SkyUp is launching flights from Kiev to Yerevan (Armenia), Varna and Burgas (Bulgaria), according to the company’s website. The flights will be operated with departure from Boryspil airport in the Ukrainian capital. Kyiv-Yerevan flights will start from May 17 and will be operated twice a week on Mondays and Fridays. Kyiv-Varna flights…

Azerbaijan: new airport to be constructed

A new airport is planned to be built in Shaki district in 2022-2023, the Cabinet of Ministers reported. The construction is mentioned in the strategic plan of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC for 2018-2025. Recently, a new airport has been built in the Gabala district and the airport in the Zagatala district reconstructed. The largest airport in…

Ukraine: Wizz Air launches four new flights

Wizz Air launched four new flights from Ukraine on March 1-3, in particular, from Kyiv to Bremen (Germany), Billund (Denmark) and Riga (Latvia) and from Lviv to Copenhagen (Denmark), the company’s press service has reported. According to the report, Wizz Air performed its first flights from Kyiv to Bremen, Billund and Riga, as well as…

Kazakhstan: Fly Arystan to debut in H1 2019

Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Development Minister Roman Sklyar spoke about the plans to launch the first flights of Fly Arystan, the country’s first low-cost airline. “Pursuant to the Kazakh President’s task Fly Arystan is to start flying in the first half of 2019. It is expected to carry up to 1 million passengers during the…

Kyrgyzstan: Russia wants to participate in creation of China-Uzbekistan railway

Russia is interested in participating in the construction of the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway. Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Zhenish Razakov made the statement during a meeting of the Russian-Kyrgyz intergovernmental commission for trade, economic, scientific, technical and humanitarian cooperation. Deputy PM stressed that Russia’s participation in the project was being considered at the suggestion of the…

Kyrgyzstan: construction of 1 kilometer of Bishkek – Kara-Balta road costs $1.6 million

Construction of one kilometer of Bishkek – Kara-Balta road costs $ 1.6 million, Head of the Projects Implementation Department of the Islamic Development Bank Erkinbek Osoev announced at the meeting of the parliamentary committee on transport, communications, architecture and construction. MP Tynchtykbek Konushbayev was indignant that the construction of roads was delayed. According to him,…