BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 22
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s airline companies are resuming flights from the country’s Atyrau city, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Committee.
The committee said that flights will be resumed starting from May 25, 2020, and will be carried out by Kazakhstan’s Air Astana, SCAT, Qazaq Air and FlyArystan companies.
Air Astana airline company will be implementing flights on Atyrau-Almaty and Atyrau-Nur-Sultan route (7 flights a week).
SCAT airline company will be implementing flights as follows:
Atyrau - Nur-Sultan - 5 flights a week (7 flights a week starting on Jun. 1);
Atyrau – Aktau - 7 flights a week (14 flights a week starting on Jun. 1).
Qazaq Air airline company will be implementing flights as follows:
Atyrau – Aktau, Atyrau – Aktobe, Atyrau – Uralsk – 4 flights a week;
Atyrau – Shymkent - 7 flights a week.
FlyArystan airline company will be implementing flights as follows:
Atyrau – Shymkent – 3 flights a week (starting in July)
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 no regular air services operated in the country over the period from Apr. till May 1, 2020.
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 7,597 cases. This includes 3,843 people who recovered from the coronavirus, and 35 patients who passed away.
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