Turkmenistan Airlines modernizing air fleet
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 16
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend
Turkmenistan Airlines, the flag carrier airline of Turkmenistan, intends to buy new aircraft, Altyn Asyr TV channel reported.
This issue was discussed at the government meeting. Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized the need to modernize all sectors of domestic transport, including civil aviation.
Presently, Turkmenistan Airlines operates flights to dozens of countries.
President Berdimuhamedov stressed the importance of further implementation of the necessary measures to strengthen the material and technical base, improve the quality of the services rendered to the passengers, and, in general, organize the work at the level of international standards.
In this regard, the president gave some instructions to Deputy Prime Minister Bayram Annameredov.
Turkmenistan Airlines operates flights to Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, UK, France, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, Thailand, China, India and other countries.
Turkmenistan’s national carrier uses Boeing airliners for international and domestic flights. The obsolete Soviet aircraft are put up for sale.
Turkmenistan Airlines intends to launch flights to Milan (Italy), Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Tehran (Iran), Tbilisi (Georgia), Tashkent (Uzbekistan).