Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 30
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
The Cargolux European all-cargo airline starts freight transportation through the city of Turkmenbashi, said the message of the State Information Agency of Turkmenistan (Turkmen dovlet khabarlary) (TDH).
On June 29, this airline will carry out a demonstration flight on the Luxemburg-Turkmenbashi-Baku route, according to the information. Regular cargo flights to the city of Turkmenbashi will start June 30, with the frequency of 4 times a week, namely on the 1st day of the week on the Hong Kong-Turkmenbashi-Budapest route; on the 2nd day of the week - on Luxembourg-Turkmenbashi-Taipei route; on the 3rd day of the week - on Hong Kong-Turkmenbashi-Vienna route and on the 6th day of the week - on Luxembourg-Turkmenbashi-Taipei route.
Airline Cargolux is the largest European cargo carrier, which ranks seventh in the world with a growth rate of above 10 percent in 2014 and carries out both regular flights on more than 60 destinations and charter flights to many cities in the world.
Contacts of this airline and Turkmenistan have been established since 2009, and during that time a comprehensive assessment of the transit potential of the international airport of Turkmenbashi was carried out.
The representatives of the company said that from the geographical and economic points of view, Turkmenbashi Airport is ideally located for transit and commercial flights, as well as technical stops - for refueling and using as a major cargo and logistics center in Central Asia.
Edited by CN