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12 Nov 2017

Tickets online for international Bank cards.

Uzbekistan Airways National airline in conjunction with the National Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan has completed the implementation of the next phase of the project to ensure the sale of tickets through the corporate website of the airline with payment through international credit cards. From November 10 it is possible to pay the cost of the ticket using VISA credit and debit cards. The further step provides for the connection of international payment systems, allowing the use of MasterCard, American Express and some other plastic cards. Direct involvement of the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications and the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as the ongoing activities to eliminate the barriers for the development of e-commerce and to create the appropriate conditions for the implementation of interactive services, will provide for the fulfillment of this project as soon as possible. The realization of the entire complex of measures for provision of interactive services will allow for the sell of tickets on flights of the Uzbekistan Airways anywhere in the world and will contribute to the development of tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

18 Sep 2018

Uzbekistan Airways increases air transportation capacities

NAC “Uzbekistan Airways”- Safety, Stability, Comfort. On the eve of the international conference named “Central Asia in the System of International Transport Corridors: Strategic Perspectives and Unrealized Opportunities” – the first high-level transport forum in the history of Uzbekistan, it would be good to sum up and recall some achievements in the Uzbek civil aviation sector. The airline is constantly working to strengthen its position in the international air transportation market. Every year the air route network, the sales network of Uzbekistan Airways services and air transportation capacities increase. Over the past year, new destinations have been launched to Dushanbe, Samarkand, Istanbul, flights to Lahore have resumed, flight frequencies to New York, Dubai, Bishkek, Moscow and several other Russian cities have increased. If last year the airline carried 2.7 million passengers, then this year it is planned to transport over three million passengers. The figures are also growing in terms of cargo transportation, as Uzbekistan Airways cargo liners connect the Navoi International Airport, Uzbekistan, where the International Intermodal Logistics Center is established, with the main hubs and logistics centers of Eurasia. The cargo terminal of the airport, thanks to the use of world-class technologies, is able to cover the entire range of services for the reception, temporary storage and dispatch of goods. Handling of goods on the territory of the terminal is carried out around the clock, customs clearance of export and import cargoes are in accordance with the current customs legislation, which allows to work in the system of international freight cooperation.
19 Sep 2018

Uzbekistan Airways participates in another meeting with participants of the international conference on transport corridors

On September 19, 2018 in the framework of the preparation for the forthcoming international conference named “Central Asia in the System of International Transport Corridors: Strategic Perspectives and Unrealized Opportunities”, the meeting with the Latvian delegation was held at the Directorate of Uzbekistan Airways. Bakhtiyor Khakimov, Director General, Uzbekistan Airways, held talks with Kaspars Ozolins, State Secretary, Ministry of Communications, Latvia. The meeting noted the high potential of cooperation between the two countries in the transport sector, especially in the logistics sector. The Latvian side expressed its interest in cargo air transportation and readiness for further cooperation in the light of developing trade relations between Uzbekistan and Latvia, as well as resuming the Silk Road and integration into it. The national airline offered the Latvian side its services for the training of aviation personnel on the basis of its Training Center and presented the Navoi International Intermodal Logistics Center as an object of further partnership. Also, the cooperation on previously performed transit flights via Riga to New York were discussed. Latvian colleagues thanked the management of the airline for their readiness to share ideas and experience in the development of the partnership and expressed the hope that Uzbekistan Airways will not only increase the frequency of flights to Riga, but also establish air communication with other cities of the Republic of Latvia.
19 Sep 2018

Uzbekistan Airways negotiates with DNATA

Within the framework of the program of business cooperation and attraction of investments, the Directorate of Uzbekistan Airways held a meeting with representatives of Dubai National Air Transport Association (DNATA) – Darek Swan, Senior Vice President of Business Development, DNATA, and Kevin Ennis, Vice President, Commerce and Business Development Department, DNATA. Uzbekistan Airways was the initiator of this meeting. During the negotiations, DNATA representatives presented their presentation about the company, its structure, directions of activity, which includes a wide range of aviation services starting from on-board catering to air cargo transportation and realized projects. Representatives of the company expressed their readiness for further cooperation with Uzbekistan Airways in all directions, including cargo air transportation. In turn, the management of Uzbekistan Airways provided with information about the Navoi International Intermodal Logistics Center, its potential for receiving and storing cargo and its favourable geographical position. The visit program of the DNATA representatives to Uzbekistan includes a visit to the Navoi International Intermodal Logistics Center, where they will be able to personally familiarize themselves with the infrastructure of the facility and its potential nowadays. During the talks, both sides agreed to re-meet to discuss issues of possible bilateral cooperation, which will be organized following the visit of guests to the Navoi International Center for strategic studies. For reference: The Dubai National Air Transport Association (DNATA) conducts business in 83 countries around the world, on six continents, and is one of the world’s largest providers of aeronautical services offering services for ground handling, cargo transportation, travel and maintenance on board aircraft. DNATA was founded in 1959, operates efficiently in the aviation industry in 131 airports in the Middle East, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, Africa, and the Americas.
20 Sep 2018

"Uzbekistan Airways" is a participant of the International Conference "Central Asia in the System of International Transport Corridors: Strategic Perspectives and Unrealized Opportunities"

Today in the capital started the International Conference "Central Asia in the system of transport corridors: strategic perspectives and unrealized opportunities".  The forum of transport workers at such a high level, held for the first time in our country, was opened by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov with the welcoming address of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the participants of the conference. The NAC "Uzbekistan Airways" is one of the main participants of this conference and organizer of the sectional meeting on civil aviation, which will take place after the plenary session, in the second half of the first day of the forum. Representatives of the leading international organizations, companies and institutes, aviation authorities of a number of countries were invited to the sectional meeting of the NAC to discuss topical issues of air transport development in Central Asia during the discussions.
19 Sep 2018

Representatives of the national air carrier discussed cooperation issues with Korean Air

On September 19, negotiations took place between the Director General of NAC Uzbekistan Airways Bakhtiyor Khakimov and the Vice President of Korean Air Noh Sam Seok. At the meeting, the sides exchanged views on issues related to further development of cooperation between Uzbekistan Airways and Korean Air. In particular, issues of cooperation in the sphere of passenger and air cargo were discussed. The airlines’ leaders considered prospects for further cooperation and expressed their intention on consolidating mutual efforts for further development and strengthening of international air cargo between the two countries. For information: the history of cooperation between the NAC "Uzbekistan Airways" and "Korean Air" has been around for many years, during which the companies worked to expand practical partnership in developing new markets, developing the logistics infrastructure of Uzbekistan, sharing experience in managing civil aviation and training personnel. Together with Korean partners, a number of projects have been implemented, including the creation of the International Intermodal Logistics Center on the basis of “Navoi” Airport, which today is one of the most high-tech cargo complexes in the region and is intended to become the leading hub connecting Europe with Asia.
19 Sep 2018

Uzbekistan Airways’ Director General meets with representatives of French aviation authorities

On the eve of the International conference on transport corridors, the Uzbekistan Airways Directorate hosted another meeting with the participants of this forum. Bakhtiyor Khakimov Director General, Uzbekistan Airways, met with the Head of International Cooperation with Europe, CIS and Japan of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation of France Jacques Veant and Director for the development of the General Education National Civil Aviation School of the French Republic Michel Chauvin. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the establishment of cooperation in the field of training and professional development of aviation personnel. During the talks, the French side was provided with detailed information on the Uzbekistan Airways’ Training Center, modern simulators installed in it, and on the opening of the initial training courses for civil aviation pilots on the basis of the Training Center. In turn, the French colleagues acquainted the representatives of the airline with their capabilities in this area and gave their suggestions on training specialists for Uzbek civil aviation. The meeting also discussed issues of cooperation in the training of aviation personnel, the exchange of experience and the implementation of joint projects for further mutually beneficial cooperation. Let’s note, the air communication between France and Uzbekistan was established in 1998. Since 1993, Uzbekistan Airways has been closely cooperating with Airbus, one of the largest aircraft manufacturers, as its Headquarters is located in the suburbs of Toulouse, France, since the delivery of the first airbus plane in Uzbekistan. In 2011, the program for the delivery of ten comfortable Airbus A320 aircraft was completed, and in 2019, the Uzbekistan Airways fleet will be replenished with two Airbus A320 Neos. Jointly with Airbus, a number of projects have been implemented, not only in the supply of aircraft, but also in the development of aviation personnel. The pilots of the Uzbekistan Airways had previously undergone simulator training at the Airbus’ training centers.
19 Sep 2018

Uzbekistan Airways negotiates with Cargolux

On September 19, 2018 on the eve of the international conference named “Central Asia in the System of International Transport Corridors: Strategic Perspectives and Unrealized Opportunities”, the Directorate of Uzbekistan Airways held talks between Bakhtiyor Khakimov, Director General, Uzbekistan Airways, Vugar Nasibov, Regional Director for CIS and Georgia, Cargolux Airlines International SA, and Charles Klein, CEO, Civil Aviation Directorate Department, Luxembourg. At the meeting, the parties discussed the possibility of establishing cooperation in cargo air transportation and commercial flights through the Navoi International Intermodal Logistics Center. Mr. Nasibov said, “Our airline carries out regular cargo flights around the world, and the Central Asian region is very attractive to us. We are interested in expanding our presence in the Uzbek market, including in the transportation of goods through the Navoi International Airport, on the basis of which the International Intermodal Logistics Center has been established, since we believe that it is ideally located for carrying out transport between Europe and Asia.” Also during the meeting issues were considered related to ground handling, tariffing of services, provision of discounts, etc. Recall, Cargolux Airlines International S.A. is a cargo airline based in Luxembourg. It is one of the largest European transport companies performing regular cargo transportation around the world.
19 Sep 2018

Uzbekistan Airways - meeting with ICAO Regional Director

On September 19, the Director General of the NAC Uzbekistan Airways Bakhtiyor Khakimov met with the Regional Director of the Europe and North Atlantic Office of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Luis Fonseca de Almeida. The ICAO representative arrived in Tashkent to attend the International Conference “Central Asia in the system of international transport corridors: strategic perspectives and unrealized opportunities”. At the meeting, the parties discussed cooperation issues on further implementation of ICAO safety recommendations and standards, as well as ICAO assistance within the framework of No Country Left Behind initiative for ensuring compliance with requirements for improving the activities and sustainable development of the country’s civil aviation. It was noted that Uzbekistan’s cooperation with ICAO allows the country to study advanced foreign experience, introduce into practice and support civil aviation of the country at the world standards level. The ICAO Regional Director thanked for the invitation to participate in the International Transport Conference and noted that this forum will allow to discuss many issues on sustainable and safe development of civil aviation in the region. Recall, in July 1992 the Parliament of the Republic of Uzbekistan ratified the Convention on International Civil Aviation, in November of the same year Uzbekistan became a full member of the International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO.
18 Sep 2018

"Uzbekistan Airways" - a participant of the International Press Club session on the forthcoming international transport conference

The regular conference of the International Press Club held in the capital on September 17, was dedicated to the upcoming September 20-21 International Conference on "Central Asia in the System of International Transport Corridors: Strategic Perspectives and Unrealized Opportunities." The session was attended by the First Deputy General Director of Uzbekistan Airways NAC Umid Khusanov, the Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Roads Abdurakhmon Abduvaliyev, First Deputy Chairman of Uzbekistan Railways JSC Fazliddin Sagdullayev, Head of the Uzbek Agency of Road Transport Davron Dehkonov, responsible employee of the Ministry for Foreign Trade Azizbek Salokhiddinov, as well as representatives of relevant ministries and agencies, journalists. As it was noted at the event, transport-transit potential of Central Asia, in particular, of Uzbekistan, is determined by geostrategic position of the region, which serves as a bridge between East and West, North and South. This approach provides for formation of a single integrated transport hub, which will serve as a key transit connection between the world markets of the region. The improvement of transport infrastructure is an important factor in advanced development of economic sectors. In this regard, Development and Modernization Program of Engineering-Communication and Road-Transport Infrastructure for 2015-2019 has been adopted in Uzbekistan. This program will enable the development of a new road-transport infrastructure, which allows to attract additional traffic, formation of effective methods of creating favorable conditions for development of transport-logistics potential of the region. The participants discussed opportunities for participating in international cargo transportation with an access of Uzbekistan to the ports of Asia-Pacific region and China, the European Union, Russia, Caucasus and Indian Ocean. They were informed about a project on creating Uzbekistan – Turkmenistan – Iran – Oman transport corridor. Journalists received answers from authorized persons to their questions concerning security of transit corridors connecting Central Asia with South, procedure for application of common tariffs for transit cargo transportation through the territory of neighboring countries on airlines, roads and railways, practical significance of the upcoming international conference in the early transformation of Central Asian countries into an international transport hub.
14 Sep 2018

Uzbekistan Airways receives new trainer V9000 Commander

On September 14, 2018, the unique training simulator V9000 Commander produced by Flame-Aviation was put into operation at the Training Complex of the Training Center of the NAC Uzbekistan Airways. The device is designed to teach the recognition and control of fires inside the cabin of the aircraft. The simulator is controlled by the computer, which suddenly for the learner creates various scenarios of the occurrence of fire and smoke around the passenger seats, in the kitchen, in the toilet rooms, and also simulates the ignition of the laptop, phone and other portable devices. Installation was carried out by Flame-Aviation, the Netherlands, the manufacturer. Also, Dutch experts trained two groups of airline specialists including nine flight attendants-instructors and 12 engineers-technicians at the Air Company’s Training Center for technical support of this simulator. Uzbekistan Airways became the first operator of a modern simulator for training firefighting skills in the CIS countries, which will expand the list of services, provided by the airline to partner airlines from neighboring countries. To date, the Training Center has established reliable links with airlines from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and the Russian Federation on using simulators for flight training. We note herein the Uzbekistan Airways’ Training Center operates modern procedural and full-featured trainers for Boeing 767 and Airbus 320 24 hours a day. Currently, the Training Center continues to receive documents from candidates for training in initial training courses for civil aviation pilots.