aviation

Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel

Saudi Arabia has granted for the first time permission for Air India flights headed to Israel to use its airspace, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported. The decision, which will be implemented in March, means that the flights from New …

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Georgian Airways to start flights to 7 European cities

Georgian Airways announced that direct flights from Tbilisi to Paris, Brussels, Barcelona, Berlin​​, Bratislava, Cologne and Bologna will start from March 25, 2018. Each one of the new destinations will be operated twice weekly, except …

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Military plane crashes in Turkey’s Isparta

Three Turkish soldiers were killed after a CASA-type military training plane crashed in the Turkish province of Isparta today. Isparta Governor Şehmus Günaydın has confirmed that two pilots and one technician were …

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Egypt can be opened for Russians already tomorrow

Egypt’s aviation minister Sharif Fathi will travel to Russia to sign protocol agreements to allow the resumption of Russian flights that were suspended after the 2015 bombing of a tourist jet, Egyptian sources and Russia’s minister …

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Oman’s Salam Air to launch flights to Georgia

Salam Air, a low-cost airline from Oman, is entering the Georgian market, scheduling the first flights to Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi for June 2018. The flights on the route Muscat-Tbilisi-Muscat will link the two capital cities …

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Buta Airways starts flights to Europe

An agreement on opening of direct flights between Baku and Sophia has been reached in negotiations of Presidents of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Bulgaria Rumen Radev. From January 16, 2018 the flights will be operated by low-cost …

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Armenia Aircompany announces new tariff policy

The autumn season of passenger air service in Armenia will be marked by a new tariff policy: this will especially affect flights to Russia - to Voronezh and Minvody. ''The airline is launching a new tariff policy for the autumn …

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Tajik President’s helicopter kills airport chief

The head of the airport of the Tajik city of Khoro, Dildor Maksudshoev, died, escorting a helicopter with President Emomali Rahmon to Dushanbe. "When the presidential helicopter began to take off, Dildor Maksudshoev was standing …

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Transaero Airlines declared bankrupt

The Commercial Court of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region has declared Transaero air carrier bankrupt, according to the commercial courts’ database, RAPSI reports. The court initiated the bankruptcy proceedings for a term of six …

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Will Russia be left without pilots?

Russian Federal Agency of Air Transport intends to abolish programs for training commercial aviation pilots, which could have a significant impact on the performance of passenger air travel, the Kommersant newspaper writes. …

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 Body of pilot killed in helicopter crash in Russia found

Russian emergency officials say a private helicopter has crashed in southern Russia yesterday, killing its pilot, whose body was found this morning. The Robinson R66 helicopter crashed into a mountain on Monday near Maly Utrish just …

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Two people die in light plane crash near Almaty

A two-seat light plane of the Academy of Civil Aviation crashed in Kazakhstan at 06:52 am (MSK) during a training flight, the country's Civil Aviation Committee said. As a result of an accident near Almaty, a flying instructor …

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