Sunday, 5 October 2014

Grozny Avia to operate direct flights from Crimea to Armenia

EREVAN, September 30th. / ARKA /. Grozny Avia airline, based in Russia’s Chechnya, will begin regular direct flights from Simferopol in Crimea to Yerevan, Crimean acting minister of transport Anatoly Tsurkin told RIA Novosti. He said the maiden flight is slated for October 10. According to Tsurkin, Simferopol airport handles international flights only to Turkey. In particular, regular flights to Istanbul are operated by Grozny Avia on Mondays and Thursdays.  The airport in Simferopol resumed international flights on July 19 after Crimea’s joined the Russian Federation. -- 0— 16:16 30.09.2014

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Kyrgyzstan's Avia Traffic resumes Isfana services

Avia Traffic Company (YK, Bishkek) last week inaugurated the newly reopened Isfana airport in Kyrgyzstan's south-western province of Batken with a weekly BAe 146-200 service from Bishkek. The aerodrome had been closed to allow for an upgrade to its principal runway 10/28.

 Avia Traffic is is the largest operator in the former Soviet Republic operating a fleet of four B737-300s and one BAe 146-200 on flights to Russia and Tajikistan internationally and Osh domestically.