Uzbekistan Airways reduces passengers transportation by 9% in Q1
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 3
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Uzbekistan National Airways (Ozbekiston Havo Yollari) carried 573,000 passengers in January- March, 2014, which 10.2 percent exceeds the same in 2013, according the press-service of the company.
Earlier it was reported that Uzbekistan Airways transported 631,000 passengers in the first quarter of 2013.
Thus, the Uzbek carrier reduced passenger traffic by 9.2 percent in the first quarter of 2014.The report noted that the volume of cargo transportations of the airline increased by 14 percent - up to 9,900 tonnes in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year.
Uzbekistan Airways is the monopoly carrier in Uzbekistan and is wholly owned by the state.
Its fleet currently consists of 31 aircraft of western production, including 13 Boeings (four 767-300, five 757-200 and four 767- 300-ER), 13 Airbuses (three A-310 and 10 - A-320- 200), three medium-range RJ- 85 planes and two Airbus A300-600F cargo planes.
Uzbekistan Airways conducts flights to 21 cities in Europe, America, Middle East, Asia, and in 22 cities of countries of Commonwealth of Independent States and 11 destinations on local airlines.
Translated by S.I.