BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 10
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Belarus’ BELAVIA airline company has launched a number of flights to various Kazakh cities, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development.
The corresponding agreements were made in Dec. 2019 during annual conference of International Civil Aviation Organization.
According to the ministry, the company started selling tickets for the flights: Minsk – Aktau, Minsk – Karaganda, Minsk – Pavlodar and Minsk – Kostanay. There are plans to implement flights during summer 2020.
Currently company is already implementing flights from Nur-Sultan to Almaty over the course of the year.
There are also plans that flights on the Minsk – Almaty route will become daily since July 2020.
Previously in 2019, Kazakhstan’s President Kassym Jomar Tokayev has ordered to increase a number of international flights implemented from Nur-Sultan.
According to Tokayev, currently the number of direct international flights operated from country’s capital Nur-Sultan does not exceed 30 routes, which is not enough.
Furthermore, Kazakhstan's Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov said that Qatar Airways (Doha city, 2020), Emirates (Dubai, 2021), China Eastern (Shanghai, 2021), Ural Airlines, Pobeda and other air companies are to start operating in Kazakhstan.
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