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09 Nov 2018

Payment for Uzbekistan Airways' air tickets by MasterCard

The existing methods of paying online for the flights of Uzbekistan Airways through the airline's website were supplemented by the option to pay through the MasterCard payment system. Previously, this feature was only available through the UzCard and VISA payment systems. You can purchase the tickets of Uzbekistan Airways via the site www.uzairways.com. In addition, there is an option to pre-select and book the seats in the aircraft cabins of the airline online, which is available on both paid and free basis.  

27 Oct 2018

British media delegation arrives in Tashkent

Today, on October 27, a group of travel journalists of the British company “Maximum Exposure” arrived on a flight of Uzbekistan Airways from London to Tashkent. The delegation was solemnly greeted by representatives of the NAC Uzbekistan Airways, the State Committee for the Development of Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the mass-media in the Business Lounge of the “Tashkent” International Airport named after Islam Karimov. British journalists were offered the route Tashkent-Bukhara-Samarkand-Tashkent for traveling in Uzbekistan. During the weekly info-tour they will get acquainted with the main sights of our cities, along which the Great Silk Road passed, customs and traditions of the Uzbek people, service and amenities created for tourists in the republic, and the world-famous Uzbek cuisine. This info-tour will give a good opportunity to show the guests all the features of the Uzbek national tourism product. In turn, the journalists will tell to potential tourists about tourist routes in the cities of the republic, our historical monuments and sights, hotel chains, living conditions, rest and etc. in their publications in more detail. All this will undoubtedly contribute to the popularization of tourist potential of Uzbekistan abroad, enhancing cooperation with representatives of the foreign travel industry and attracting British tourists to our country.
30 Oct 2018

Uzbekistan Airways and Honeywell: cooperation is developing

Today, October 30, a meeting was held in the Directorate of Uzbekistan Airways with the delegation of Honeywell Corporation, USA, headed by Shane Tedjarati, President High Growth Regions. The agreement on this meeting was reached within the framework of the annual Uzbek-American business forum held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on October 23, 2018. During the talks, the Uzbekistan Airways management and representatives of the U.S. Corporation discussed current cooperation and its further development. In particular, issues were considered related with air traffic services (ATS), maintenance and repair of Uzbekistan Airways aircraft, as well as modernization of Honeywell components installed on the airline’s airliners. Following the meeting, the parties expressed their mutual interest in strengthening cooperation and agreed to organize a seminar in Tashkent at the end of November 2018 for Uzbekistan Airways engineering and technical staff. For reference: Honeywell is a software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings and industry; and performance materials globally. Aerospace business includes aircraft engines, aircraft propulsion, cockpit systems, satellite communications for commercial and defense aircraft. The U.S. Corporation started its activities in Uzbekistan more than 20 years ago, in aviation, process automation, oil refining and gas processing solutions and control systems. 
19 Oct 2018

International Air Traffic Controller Day – October 20

Every year on this day, experts working with the Uzbek Air Navigation Agency (UANA) celebrate their professional holiday – the International Air Traffic Controller Day and, by a good tradition, accept sincere congratulations from their colleagues. Uzbekistan Airways’ air traffic controllers are the people with unique professional skills, without which it would be impossible to control aircraft and their flight in the skies. Thanks to their professionalism, dedication, loyalty to their work, the crews and passengers are sure that the “earth” will always provide them with a clear sky and safety in the air. Since the establishment of the UANA, the Uzbekistan’s air traffic control system has been developing dynamically. In accordance with international requirements, the radar, radio navigation, meteorological and radio communication equipment is modernized and replaced at all airports in Uzbekistan. At present, the UANA includes modernized dispatch points, the latest equipment, international class experts, a navigation system that meets international standards, which is recognized as one of the best in the CIS and, most importantly, flight safety over the entire territory of Uzbekistan. According to the results for Jan-Sep 2018, 75,854 flights, both passenger and cargo ones, were served by the UANA experts. This number includes 45,944 transit flights and 29,910 flights for the aircraft that took off/landed at the airports located in Uzbekistan. Of these, 17,550 flights were operated by the National Air Company Uzbekistan Airways. As compared to the same period last year, the number of flights serviced increased by 13.6%. Each airliner in the airspace of Uzbekistan is under the close supervision of Uzbek air traffic controllers. They always keep abreast of the times and up to date with all the innovations and changes. Permanent information exchange links them with colleagues from many countries. The professionalism and skill of Uzbek air traffic controllers are repeatedly confirmed in international forums and competitions where they demonstrate the highest results. Congratulations to all representatives of this significant and responsible profession on their professional holiday, we wish them health, success and a cloudless sky!
19 Oct 2018

Uzbekistan Airways will operate flights on the route Tashkent-Istanbul-Tashkent

On October 30th and 31st , 2018, Uzbekistan Airways will perform flights on the route Tashkent-Istanbul-Tashkent previously canceled on these dates. Flights will be operated on comfortable Boeing787 Dreamliner aircraft according to the following schedule (TIME LOCAL): October 30th and 31st , 2018: HY-273 Tashkent 18:55 - Istanbul 21:15 HY-274 Istanbul 22:45 - Tashkent 06: 15 + 1
17 Oct 2018

Resumption of flights Namangan - Saint Petersburg -Namangan

From November 2nd, 2018, Uzbekistan Airways resumes regular passenger flights on the route Namangan- Saint Petersburg -Namangan. Flights will be operated on Boeing 757 airplanes with a frequency of one time per week on Fridays according to the following schedule (TIME LOCAL): HY-643 Namangan - 09:45 – Saint Petersburg - 13:25 HY-644 Saint Petersburg - 14:55 – Namangan - 22:00
12 Oct 2018

Uzbekistan Airways - participant of TTG Incontri 2018

Uzbekistan Airways actively participates in international tourism fairs held in various countries of the world in order to demonstrate and promote the tourism potential of our country and its capabilities in the field of air travel. From this point of view, the international tourist exhibition TTG Incontri, held in Rimini (Italy) from October 10 to 12, 2018, was another good opportunity for an even broader presentation of its services and the tourist product of Uzbekistan. TTG Incontri is one of the prestigious international tourism exhibitions in the B2B format, where clients and sellers of travel goods and services meet important international experts to discuss the state of world tourism, develop a further strategy and set a trend in the tourism innovation market. This year, over 200 events with more than 300 speakers were held at the exhibition. On an area of ​​129 thousand square meters of the RiminiFiera exhibition center, exhibition stands performed 2550 companies in 150 areas, the exhibition was visited by over 1,500 customers from 90 countries of the world. Uzbekistan Airways also took part in this forum with its booth, which presented a wide range of airline services and the tourist potential of Uzbekistan. Representatives of the NAC in Italy held a series of meetings with potential new partners - travel companies, as well as individual tourists interested in visiting Uzbekistan, or countries where the airline makes regular flights. All visitors to the NAC stand were presented with promotional products with the airline logo, booklets with a timetable of flights and possible tourist routes in Uzbekistan. The success of the exhibition this year was the quality of trade relations, the high growth of foreign visitors and a wide range of products.
03 Oct 2018

Uzbekistan Airways takes part in the annual Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road”

The 24th Tashkent International Tourism Exhibition (TITF) "Tourism on the Silk Road" started in the capital.  This is a large-scale event of the tourism industry of Uzbekistan and the entire Central Asian region, held with the official support of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).  The TITF site, according to already established tradition, is divided into two pavilions - national and international.  The NAC Uzbekistan Airways, which is the official carrier of TITF-2018, presents its capabilities on a colorful stand, which is located in the International Pavilion along with exhibits of foreign companies, travel companies, airlines and various agencies working in the field of tourism. During the three days of the exhibition, guests and visitors of the Uzbekistan Airways  stand will be able to get detailed information about the national carrier and its services.  NAC specialists will talk about the airline’s fleet, flight schedules, convenient transit flights, fares for tourist groups, discuss possible ways of cooperation with potential partners and customers and present promotional materials with the airline's logo. “Our company is a dynamically developing regional organization that includes the Caspian European Club, which unites more than 5,000 companies and organizations from 70 countries of the world operating in the Caspian-Black Sea and Baltic states,” says Elchin Huseynov, representative  Caspian Energy International Media Group (Azerbaijan).  “Every year we organize various international forums, and we have plans to hold our next Caspian Energy Forum in Uzbekistan.  The national airline Uzbekistan Airways is one of the leading carriers of Central Asia, and we are interested in cooperation with such a large regional company.  Now, during the introductory conversation with the experts of the airline, we discussed areas in which we could cooperate”. Note that NAC specialists will also take part in a special program of Hosted Buyers, will hold meetings in B2B format with tour operators, representatives of companies, agencies and other organizations of the tourism industry. The exhibition will run until October 5. Guests and residents of the capital will be able to watch various presentations, taste national cuisine and sweets at the gastronomic festival “Taste of the Silk Road”, and enjoy the rich cultural program of the exhibition, revealing the national color of Uzbekistan.
27 Sep 2018

TOP RESA-2018: Uzbekistan Airways takes part in the international tourism exhibition in Paris

TOP RESA-2018 is one of the largest tourism exhibitions in the world, where representatives of travel agencies and bureaus, carriers, hotel workers, tour operators from different countries gather to demonstrate innovations in this field, get information and exchange views. The tourism potential of Uzbekistan in the capital of France was represented by a single national stand where guests and exhibitors could get a holistic impression of the tourist product of our country, the hotel and transport infrastructures available in the country. The colorful stand of Uzbekistan Airways, which presented the wide opportunities of the national airline of Uzbekistan, attracted the attention of many visitors. In particular, new flights, destinations, modernization of the fleet and ground infrastructure, as well as technological innovations, which the National Airline offers today to its passengers. Also at the stand you can get brochures, booklets, guidebooks and information materials on the sights of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Tashkent, Shahrisabz, Termez and other tourist corners of Uzbekistan and watch video materials, objects of applied art. During the exhibition, NAC specialists held working meetings with potential customers and foreign partners, representatives of European travel companies and other foreign advertising and news agencies. Recall that the flight between Tashkent and Paris has been operating since 1998. The national airline Uzbekistan Airways operates flights on the route Tashkent-Paris-Tashkent twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays on comfortable Boeing 767 aircraft.
29 Sep 2018

“Navoi” Airport: Developing Logistics Infrastructure

At the “Navoi” international airport was put into operation an international postal exchange place (IPEP) located on the territory of the Navoi cargo terminal. IPEP began its work on July 20, 2018 . The first courier item to “Navoi” was made from Turkey on September 17 of the current year - 1380 kg of textile products. This relatively small volume showed that “Navoi” International Airport is convenient for shippers for customs clearance of goods and their delivery to recipients. The location of the “Navoi” International Airport in the central part of Uzbekistan is very convenient for decentralizing incoming postal flows to the regions by road and rail. Considering these factors, as well as the growth of e-commerce and the volume of e-commerce, it was decided to create an international postal exchange place on the basis of the “Navoi” cargo terminal, which reduces the processing time and delivery of international postal items as directly as possible to the final recipient region. The opening of IPEP is the first step towards the creation of a mail and cargo cluster at “Navoi” for processing and transporting all types of air mail and express cargo. Convenience of IPEP is to provide services “from hand to hand” (“door-to-door service”), which is attractive to customers and is used in international practice by such large courier companies like DHL, FedEX, UPS, etc. Another convenience is "Non-stop delivery service" - around the clock, seven days a week, a working point of processing and distribution of incoming mail, which allows you to deliver mail without delay to the recipients. A specialized platform has been allocated in the cargo terminal for sorting and processing incoming correspondence from abroad, the necessary inspection and conveyor equipment has been installed, and workstations have been equipped. - The creation of an IPEP in “Navoi” is of great importance for our airport as for an infrastructure and logistics hub. In light of the development of e-commerce, the extensive route network of the airport connecting Navoi with the largest cities in Europe and Asia will ensure full utilization of IPEP facilities and enable us to work out the latest technologies for mail and cargo services in conjunction with interacting services. This enterprise will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the business structure of the region and the development of the republic’s economy as a whole, ” said Director of “Navoi” International Airport Timur Babayev. “Navoi” International Airport has an ideal location - at the intersection of transport routes of Central Asian countries. Taking into account this geographical advantage and the support provided by the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, today “Navoi” Airport, as one of the most important facilities of the “Navoi” free industrial-economic zone, is becoming a regional logistics center connecting Europe and Asia. Today, the airport is connected with the leading logistics centers of Eurasia. Cargo aircrafts of the NAC fly from Navoi to Seoul, Vienna, Milan, Zaragoza and Sabiha (Turkey). The cargo terminal of the airport, thanks to the use of world-class technology, is able to cover the whole range of services for receiving, temporary storage and shipment of goods. Its capacity is 300 tons of cargo (import, export, transit) per day, the ability to store up to 1000 tons of cargo in all weather conditions. The cargo terminal can handle up to 100,000 tons of cargo per year. Cargo handling at the terminal is carried out around the clock.
28 Sep 2018

Panasonic Avionics Partners with Uzbekistan Airways to enhance their passenger experience

Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Uzbekistan Airways have today announced a new commitment for inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions for three Boeing 787-8 and two Airbus A320neo aircraft. Panasonic’s X Series IFEC system, along with a suite of connectivity services, will be line-fit installed on the new aircraft, with the first due to enter service in January 2019. In addition, Panasonic’s connectivity services will be retrofitted to three Boeing 787-8s already in operation with the airline. Passengers travelling on Uzbekistan Airways’ new Boeing 787-8 and A320neo aircraft will experience a personalized, home theatre experience, with HD screens and high power USB charging facilities at every seat, audio and video entertainment on demand, capacitive multi-touch screens all working in conjunction with a range of applications including inflight retail features. All the new aircraft will also be fitted with Panasonic’s inflight Wi-Fi service, with a host of next generation connectivity benefits from fast internet to video streaming, all powered by its new satellite modem which offers bandwidth up to twenty times greater than previously available. Passengers flying on its Boeing 787 aircraft will also be able to use their mobile phones in flight, and enjoy a wide choice of live TV channels including Sport 24, which offer live coverage of the world’s most popular sporting events; CNN International; Euronews; CNBC; NHK; Sky News Arabia and BBC World News. The new modem and connectivity solutions are an integral part of Panasonic’s global communications network, which uses advanced satellites to cover all high air traffic areas across the globe with high throughput and extreme throughput spot beams.

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