Uzbekistan Airways reduces passenger transportation
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Aug. 2
By Demir Azizov – Trend:
Uzbekistan National Airways (Ozbekiston Havo Yollari) carried 1.177 million passengers in January-June 2016, said the message posted on the company’s website.
Uzbekistan Airways transported 1.235 passengers during the same period of 2015. Thus, the company reduced passenger traffic by 4.7 percent in January-June 2016 compared to the same period of 2015.
In 1H2016, Uzbekistan Airways implemented 10,671 flights against 11,575 flights in the same period of 2015 (decrease by 7.8 percent). The volume of freight traffic amounted to 19,700 tons in 1H2016 (increase by 7.5 percent).
Uzbekistan Airways is the monopoly carrier in Uzbekistan and is wholly owned by the state.
Its fleet currently consists of 29 aircraft of western production, including 11 Boeings (four 767-300, five 757-200 and two 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 of Europe, America, Middle East, Asia, and 23 cities of countries of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and 11 destinations on local airlines.