Turkmenistan Airlines plans to open new flights
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Aug. 15 / Trend H.Hasanov /
Turkmenistan Airlines plans to open new air flights on economically viable directions in three phases, the Turkmen State News reported on Wednesday.
In 2012-2015, the company plans to open flights from the Turkmenbashi airport to Istanbul (Turkey), Moscow (Russia) and Aktau (Kazakhstan); from the Ashgabat airport to Urumqi (China), Phuket (Thailand), Novosibirsk (Russia), Milan (Italy), Antalya (Turkey), Seoul (South Korea), and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
The company will also increase its Boeing aircraft fleet to 31 units in 2016-2020, which will allow it to open new flights from Turkmenbashi to St. Petersburg (Russia), and from Ashgabat - to Jeddah, Medina (Saudi Arabia), Kochi, Ahmedabad (India), Samara (Russia), Hanoi (Vietnam), Vienna (Austria), Sofia (Bulgaria), Budapest (Hungary), Manama (Bahrain), New York (USA) and Toronto (Canada).