Kazakhstan's SCAT resuming flights on local routes as emergency state lifted
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 14
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s SCAT airlines company is resuming flights on internal routes across Kazakhstan, a SCAT representative told Trend.
The official said that the flights will be resumed in steps by adding new routes to the company’s schedule of flights.
Starting from May 16, 2020 the company will resume flights on the following routes:
- Nur-Sultan - Taraz;
- Nur-Sultan - Aktau;
- Almaty - Ust-Kamenogorsk;
- Almaty - Aktau;
- Almaty - Petropavl;
- Shymkent - Nur-Sultan - Shymkent;
- Shymkent - Almaty - Shymkent;
- Shymkent - Petropavlovsk;
Starting from May 17:
- Nur-Sultan - Aktobe;
- Nur-Sultan - Ust-Kamenogorsk;
- Almaty - Karaganda;
- Almaty - Kokshetau;
- Almaty - Zhezkazgan;
- Shymkent - Aktau;
- Aktau - Uralsk;
- Aktau - Aktobe;
Starting from May 24:
- Nur-Sultan - Atyrau;
- Aktau - Atyrau;
Starting from May 26, 2020:
- Ust-Kamenogorsk - Karaganda;
- Karaganda – Kyzylorda routes.
In order to prevent coronavirus spreading in Kazakhstan, the number of flights was reduced by 438 flights per week on international destinations on 97 routes, which makes up 99 percent of all international flights implemented.
Additionally, all domestic flights have been cancelled and currently no regular air services operate in the country.
The first two cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Kazakhstan among those who arrived in Almaty city from Germany on March 13, 2020.
The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Kazakhstan since the virus was first confirmed in the country amounted to 5,417 cases. This includes 2,223 people who recovered from the coronavirus, and 32 patients who passed away.
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