In the city of Amritsar, the tourist and business center of the Indian state of Punjab, a meeting was held with representatives of the tourist and hotel business. The event was organized by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Delhi and the Representative Office of Uzbekistan Airways in Amritsar. At the meeting, held in an open dialogue format, the participants were presented with a presentation of the tourism potential of Uzbekistan and the services of the national air carrier.
Members of the Association of Travel Agencies of the State of Punjab, representatives of business circles and companies operating in the tourism sector were also informed about preferences for charter flights, the introduction of an “open skies” regime at 5 airports in the country, favorable conditions for implementing audio-visual projects, and benefits for investors in the construction of hotel complexes in the republic.
During the event, an agreement was reached on organizing in the near future info-tours for Punjabi companies in Uzbekistan. Ashwani Gupta, Chairman of the Association of Travel Agencies of the State of Punjab: “Due to the simplification of visa procedures and generally fundamental reforms in the country's tourism sector, the popularity of Uzbekistan as a tourist route is growing day by day. Moreover, your country is one of the five safest countries in the world. We see Uzbekistan as a promising destination for travel, organizing wedding tours and filming films by Indian filmmakers”.
On November 5, 2019, Uzbekistan Helicopters LLC was issued Operator's Certificate No. 5 - O due to renaming and change of ownership form.
This document was issued by the Agency "Uzaviatsiya" in accordance with the requirements of the "Regulations on the Procedure for Issuance of the Operator's Certificate in Civil Aviation of the Republic of Uzbekistan" and on the basis of the application of Uzbekistan Helicopters LLC.
As previously reported, pursuant to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On measures to radically improve the civil aviation of the Republic of Uzbekistan" dated 27.11.2018.
Restructuring of Uzbekistan NSC was completed, as a result of which two joint-stock companies Uzbekistan Airways and Uzbekistan Airports were established.
Uzbekistan Airways JSC, established on the basis of the Directorate of the National Joint-Stock Company "Letnyi Kompleks" and state unitary enterprises "Letnyi Kompleks", "Main Agency of Air Traffic" and "Uzaviatekhsnab" Logistics Complex, acts as a founder for "Aviation Training Center", "Uzbekistan Airways Technics", "Uzbekistan Airways Catering" LLC, as well as for "Uzbekistan Helicopters".
"Uzbekistan Airways” became one of the most punctual airlines in the punctuality rating of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport in October 2019. Uzbekistan's national air carrier has performed at least 90% of scheduled flights to Azerbaijan's main air harbor. "Uzbekistan Airways” operates regular Tashkent-Baku-Tashkent passenger flights three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
The airline has been repeatedly recognized as the most punctual air carrier in the largest Russian airports of Domodedovo, Sochi, Krasnodar, Kazan, Vnukovo, Koltsovo and others.
Today, November 13, the 25th Tashkent International Tourism Fair "Tourism on the Silk Road" (TIFT-2019) - the brightest and largest event in the tourism industry of Uzbekistan and the entire Central Asian region - started in the capital. Traditionally, the international forum of tourism professionals is attended by major international and domestic tourism organizations, air carriers, transport companies, hotels, recreation areas, etc.
Presentation stands of 14 regions of Uzbekistan and 14 countries of the world are exhibited in two exhibition pavilions of NEC "Uzexpocentre".
“Uzbekistan Airways” airline at its large-scale and colorful stand, reminiscent of an airplane cabin, exhibits a wide range of its capabilities in air transportation. Visitors to the national air carrier's stand are offered information about the extensive network of flights to more than 60 cities around the world, open new routes, tourist destinations with convenient connections, new services offered and onboard services. The airline's specialists also acquaint them with the billing of destinations, benefits and discounts, and give explanations on all issues related to air transportation.
According to the annual participants, TITF "Tourism on the Silk Road" is a serious working platform for the promotion of tourism product and establishment of business contacts, negotiations with foreign partners, exchange of experience and discussion of current problems and new opportunities for tourism development. The anniversary fair differs from last year's ones.
This year, for the first time, the International Forum of Ambassadors of the Tourism Brand of Uzbekistan and the Tourism Forum of Uzbekistan and Russia will be held within the framework of TITF 2019, presentations of new photo albums and brochures on the tourism potential of our country will be held, as well as awarding ceremonies for the winners of the Republican contest for the creation of social videos on the theme "Tourism in Uzbekistan" and the photo-battle “Selfie&Tourism” and “Travel to Uzbekistan”!
The 25th Tashkent International Tourism Fair "Tourism on the Silk Road" will finish its work.
Today, November 12, 2019, Uzbekistan Airways Technics (UAT) celebrates its 95th anniversary. In connection with this anniversary, a solemn event was held in the UAT Cultural Center with the participation of the management of Uzbekistan Airways JSC, heads of workshops, departments and employees of the airline, as well as the media. Veterans were invited to celebrate this significant event, and they were greeted with flowers by the young people of the airline company at the entrance.
Congratulating the staff, Director of “Uzbekistan Airways Technics” LLC Ulugbek Kiyasov noted the merits of veterans, who stood at the origins of the formation and with their valiant work created a centuries-old history of the airline. He thanked all employees for their hard work, wished them peace, prosperity and success in their future work. The First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Uzbekistan Airways JSC Umid Khusanov and Deputy Chairman of the Board - Technical Director of “Uzbekistan Airways” JSC Gennady Kharlap addressed their warm congratulations to the staff of the airline company and expressed their gratitude for the huge contribution to the development of civil aviation in the country.
On the jubilee day the participants of the solemn event recalled the years of formation of the aircraft repair enterprise, its traditions of aircraft maintenance and training of qualified technical personnel in aircraft maintenance, significant successes and achievements, which allowed “Uzbekistan Airways Technics” to become one of the world leaders in the field of aircraft maintenance and repair. The festive atmosphere was complemented by a concert program prepared by young specialists of the airline.
Colorful performances in the national flavor, popular songs and melodies not only gave a colorful impression and festive mood, but also allowed to distract from everyday work for a while. Congratulations to all workers and veterans of “Uzbekistan Airways Technics” on their anniversary!
We wish the staff of the airline company success, conquest of new frontiers and achievement of new heights, which will multiply the pages of glorious history of the airline company "Uzbekistan Airways Technics"!
“Uzbekistan Airways Technics” celebrates its 95th anniversary on November 12. Today, the aviation company, which has almost a century of history, is one of the world leaders in the field of aircraft maintenance. The history of the “Uzbekistan Airways Technics” (UAT) airline company dates back to November 12, 1924, when the first aircraft repair shops were opened under the Dobrolet company. The labor biography of the airline company was continued by the aircraft repair plant No.243 of the Civil Aviation established on the basis of this company in 1937. In 2002 the plant was transformed into the aircraft repair enterprise "Uzbekistan Airways Technics".
With the beginning of operation by the national air carrier of Uzbekistan of the modern equipment of the western manufacture in 1997 on the basis of factory the Center on maintenance service of the western technics has been created for their maintenance service. In 1998, the specialists of the center made the first in Central Asia C-Check on the aircraft Airbus 310. On January 28, 2016, a shop for repairing composite components of the latest generation aircraft, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, was put into operation at UAT.
At present, the airline, which has international certificates and 95 years of experience in the field of maintenance and repair of aircraft, engines and components, renders maintenance and repair services for Boeing 757, Boeing 767 Airbus A320, Boeing 787 Dreamliner, IL-76TD, AI-25 engines, and auxiliary power units TA-6, TA-6A, TA-8 in the scope of C-check, A-check, D-check aircraft. High qualification of UAT's aircraft maintenance personnel meets the high requirements of ICAO, EASA, IOSA/IATA, BDSA, AR IAC and is confirmed by certificates.
UAT's production facilities include an aircraft repair complex, an aircraft painting hangar, a workshop for maintenance and repair of Western-made components, a basic metrology service and a chemical-analytical laboratory, and a workshop for the manufacture of soft equipment. Today the technical base and qualified personnel of "Uzbekistan Airways Technics" allow to render all kinds of linear and basic maintenance service and repair not only of the national air carrier's aircrafts, but also of foreign airlines. Among the long-term partners are SCAT (Kazakhstan) and Tajik Air (Tajikistan). Aircraft of Russian airlines Ural Airlines, Russia, WIM-AVIA, Tatarstan, Yakutia, and Siberia (S7), as well as air carriers AirAstana (Kazakhstan), AirItaly (Italy), AEROSVIT (Ukraine), IcelandAir (Iceland), and Turkmenhovayollary (Turkmenistan) were also held here.
The airline's partners in providing technical support for Western-made aircraft maintenance are such world-renowned companies as Airbus Industrie, Boeing Company, Lufthansa Technik, British Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Safran Landing System, UTC Aerospace, CFM, AJW, Honeywell and others. The company also cooperates with design bureaus and manufacturers of Eastern aircraft to provide technical support for the repair of Eastern-built aircraft. The company continues to build up its technical capabilities. In September 2019, the company's specialists made the first C-check on the wide-body Boeing-787 Dreamliner of the national air carrier of Uzbekistan, and a month earlier Airbus A320 aircraft received a new type of maintenance service to replace the aircraft's landing gear. Today, the specialists are completing a complex type of maintenance and repair work on Boeing 737-300/400/500/600/700/800/900 aircraft.
Ahead of the large-scale project is the construction of a new hangar for the maintenance of Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which will allow the company to efficiently perform work with the maximum level of comfort, regardless of the prevailing seasonal conditions. According to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On measures to radically improve the civil aviation of the Republic of Uzbekistan" dated November 27, 2018, the “Uzbekistan Airways Technics” airline was transformed into a limited liability company (LLC) and today continues its activities under the foundation of Uzbekistan Airways JSC. The staff of “Uzbekistan Airways Technics” is aimed at ensuring high quality of work and flight safety on the aircraft under maintenance, reducing the downtime of aircraft maintenance and repair, step-by-step updating and modernization of production facilities in accordance with international requirements and following its main criterion - "Our work on the ground is your confidence in the sky".
Over the years, many measures have been taken to develop the country's civil aviation: aircraft fleets have been updated, airport infrastructure, air traffic control systems and training of qualified specialists have been improved. At the same time, today there are a number of system deficiencies, the elimination of which is the most important task facing the representatives of this sphere.
In accordance with the presidential decree PF-5584 “On measures to radically improve the civil aviation of the Republic of Uzbekistan”, the specially created Working Commission carried out the work on coordination and practical assistance in implementing comprehensive measures to restructure the NAC Uzbekistan Airways.
In particular, the JSC Uzbekistan Airways, as well as the state unitary enterprises Flight Complex, Main Air Transport Agency and Uzaviatekhsnab Material and Technical Supply Complex, have been established on the basis of the NAC Uzbekistan Airways directorate.
Besides, JSC Uzbekistan Airports was established by transferring the state share in the statutory funds of the following LLCs:
LLC Andijan International Airport;
LLC Bukhara International Airport;
LLC Karshi International Airport;
LLC Navoi International Airport;
LLC Nukus International Airport;
LLC Namangan International Airport;
LLC Samarkand International Airport;
LLC Tashkent International Airport named after Islam Karimov;
LLC Termez International Airport;
LLC Urgench International Airport;
LLC Fergana International Airport.
LLC Uzbekistan Helicopters was established on the basis of SUE “Special aviation works”. The state-owned enterprise “Uzaeronavigation center” has been transferred to the Transport Ministry of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the company noted.
Uzbekistan Airways carries out targeted measures to promote tourism in Uzbekistan. One of the directions in this area is the organization of various info-tours by Uzbekistan Airways for representatives of foreign travel agencies, companies, tour operators and mass media.
Upcoming we have an info tour which will take place from 9-15 November 2019 for leading United Kingdom travel journalists.
Sophie Ibbotson, head of Sophie Ibbotson & the UK Travel Journalists, had visited Uzbekistan in October-November 2018 with a number of travel journalists. This time, another group from the United Kingdom has arrived to visit our country.
Guests from the UK will not only be able to see the sights of the capital, but also visit the historic sites of Nukus, Khiva, Bukhara, Gijduvan and Samarkand, enjoy the unique beauty and grandeur of ancient architectural monuments, and enjoy national cuisine and learn about our traditions and values.
The press tour, organized by Uzbekistan Airways will undoubtedly promote the further promotion of Uzbekistan's tourism destinations in the UK and increase the flow of tourists to Uzbekistan.
For information, Uzbekistan Airways operates regular flights to London twice a week - on Tuesdays and Fridays.
The presentation "Travel to Uzbekistan", organized with the support of the Consulate General of Uzbekistan in Rostov-on-Don and the Representative Office of Uzbekistan Airways, was held in Krasnodar.
The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Tourism of Krasnodar Region Ekaterina Fidyaeva, more than thirty tour operators and tourist companies of Krasnodar Region.
Colorful presentation with demonstration of videos allowed the participants of the event to get acquainted with the rich tourist potential of our country, get information about tourist routes and direct flights of the national air carrier of Uzbekistan, connecting our country with the handed over region of Russia.
During the event, the Uzbekistan Airways representative office in Krasnodar raffled off two free tickets on the Krasnodar-Tashkent- Krasnodar route among the participants. They were awarded to representatives of the local tourist companies “Natalie-Tour” and “Rosa Vetrov”.
The guests were also offered a concert program with songs and dances performed by the folklore and dance group "Navbahor". The event ended with a tasting of national dishes and palov prepared by Uzbek chefs.
"Uzbekistan Airways” once again presents its aviation capabilities at the Uzbekistan National Stand at the World Travel Market (WTM London 2019), an international tourism exhibition held from 4 to 6 November in the capital of Great Britain.
The 40th anniversary exhibition promises to be the most successful event uniting a huge number of professionals and creative ideas! More than 50,000 tourism professionals, 9,000 buyers, 5,000 exhibitors and 3,000 media representatives from over 180 countries are invited to join the event.
During the three-day exhibition "Uzbekistan Airways" will present its services in the field of passenger air transportation, as well as full service in this area in order to attract tourists from the United Kingdom to Uzbekistan, as well as to promote the tourism potential of our country in this region.
Along with the national air carrier, five Uzbek travel companies and representatives of the Hyatt Regency Tashkent hotel will present their services and tourism potential of our republic at a single stand of "Uzbekistan".
This tourist platform will undoubtedly become a good platform for establishing bilateral cooperation in tourism between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan Airways operates regular passenger flights to London twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays.