Uzbekistan Airways: 25 years on wings of independence

25 Jan 2017

28 January 1992, the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on the establishment of the National airline Uzbekistan Airways. Three months later, after obtaining the status of the national carrier, National airline has  gone through the registration procedure in the International civil aviation organization (ICAO), has issued its own code, amended its flight details in the world reservation systems. The company's steady flight began. For the crew of the National airline this holiday is truly important. Looking back at the path, you can make sure that every year was no less fruitful than the previous one. Visual confirmation – the increasing economic potential of the country and the image of civil aviation of Uzbekistan.

Our Team has a lot of to be proud of. Modern and comfortable airliners of Uzbekistan land and take off in more than 50 cities in Europe and Asia regularly. They execute charter flights to all directions from Alaska to New Zealand. The pilots of Uzbekistan have mastered the control of aircraft A320, Boeing 757/767, Il-114-100, and today they control the new generation aircraft - the Dreamliner. Their skill and potential are well known in the world and highly appreciated by international organizations.

Over the years, many major projects have been implemented in the area. The ground infrastructure of airports was upgraded, the fleet of aircraft was completely renewed and the control and service of the new aircrafts were mastered, the air navigation system was improved. New destinations were opened, new terminals with high throughput were built, advanced technologies were introduced. Modern passenger terminals are equipped with all facilities and with equipment that meet international standards. The project for the construction of a new passenger terminal "Tashkent-4", with a capacity of 1.5 thousand passengers per hour is in the process of implementation.

Own training base is established. It's aimed at training and staff proficiency development. The training center has professional teaching staff and a Fitness center with many kinds of simulators, including full flight simulators of aircraft Il-114-100 and A320 that allows it to offer services on preparation and training to foreign companies. Soon to be installed a Full-flight simulator of a Boeing 767. The airline can independently and efficiently maintain the airworthiness of its aircraft and provide services for the maintenance and repair of aircraft to foreign airlines.

Implementation of large scale projects in the near future will bring civil aviation of Uzbekistan on qualitatively new level, ensuring its status and image in the international arena. The staff of the airline aims at the leadership in the airline industry. And of course, the priority in its activities, as before, will be ensuring the safety of flights and passengers, while remaining true to its criteria – stability, reliability, and comfort.

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