Uzbekistan Airways reduces passengers transportation in 2014
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Jan. 26
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Uzbekistan National Airways (Ozbekiston Havo Yollari) carried 2.625 million passengers in 2014, according the message of the company.
Uzbekistan Airways transported 2.677 million passengers in 2013. Thus, the Uzbek carrier reduced passenger traffic by 1.9 percent in 2014.
The largest number of passengers, 1. 252 million, was transported to the CIS countries, 807, 000 to the far abroad countries, 566, 000 passengers - on domestic flights. The average passenger load per flight is 110 passengers.
In 2014, the Uzbekistan Airways NAC aircraft executed 23, 811 flights against 24, 559 flights in 2013 (a 3 percent decrease), according to the company.
Some 5, 821 flights of them were implemented to the far abroad countries, 8, 973 flights to the CIS countries, 9, 017 flights on domestic routes.
The volume of cargo transportations (taking into account the excess baggage) of the airline amounted to 43,000 metric tons in 2014 compared to 41,000 metric tons in 2013 (a 4.6 percent increase).
Uzbekistan Airways is the monopoly carrier in Uzbekistan and is wholly owned by the state.
Its fleet currently consists of 31 aircraft of western production, including 13 Boeings (four 767-300, five 757-200 and four 767- 300-ER), 13 Airbuses (three A-310 and 10 - A-320- 200), three medium-range RJ- 85 planes and two Airbus A300-600F cargo planes.
Uzbekistan Airways conducts flights to 21 cities in Europe, America, Middle East, Asia, and in 22 cities of countries of Commonwealth of Independent States and 11 destinations on local airlines.