Showing posts with label Turkmenistan Airlines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Turkmenistan Airlines. Show all posts

27 June, 2022

Turkmenistan Airlines to resume regular scheduled flights to Moscow

Turkmenistan Airlines is set to resume regular scheduled flights to Moscow

Turkmenistan's national carrier, Turkmenistan Airlines is all set to resume regular scheduled flights to Moscow from its home base of Ashgabat, it has been reported.

The carrier had been operating the occasional repatriation type of flight following the cessation of the service in March. However, now the route will be operated twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although the airline is not currently accepting reservations for the route on its website.

The airline has been operating international flights to Frankfurt, Dubai and Beijing in recent weeks, in addition to a small domestic network.

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23 January, 2021

Turkmenistan Airlines becomes a new Airbus customer with an order for two A330-200 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) converted aircraft

Turkmenistan Airlines has placed an order for two A330-200 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) converted aircraft, becoming a new Airbus customer. The order marks the first time an Airbus aircraft is sold in Turkmenistan. The A330-200P2F will enable the airline to further develop and boost its international cargo route network. The deliveries of the aircraft are planned in 2022, making Turkmenistan Airlines the first operator of this type in Central Asia.

16 October, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines resumes European operations with the help of Lufthansa

EASA reauthorizes Turkmenistan's flag carrier as Third Country Operator

Thanks to the support of Lufthansa Consulting, Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) has confirmed it is in compliance with technical requirements related to air operations of Third Country Operators in the EU (Part-TCO). After the on-site audit by EASA in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan at the end of September, the European Safety Agency re-authorised the airline as Third Country Operator (TCO) on 11 October 2019.

The carrier has been committed to raising its performance and took immediate action following the difficulties in satisfying relevant requirements in context with the EU Safety Authorizations for foreign air operators – EASA TCO at the beginning of this year. The project started with an assessment of the situation and the development of the recovery plan. In the course of the assignment experts of Lufthansa Consulting and a dedicated team from Turkmenistan Airlines specialized in quality, safety, flight operations and maintenance worked together on both the management system changes and the practical implementation. The team from Turkmenistan Airlines, supported by the management, demonstrated high flexibility during the implementation and commitment to change. They went the extra mile to achieve the goals.

20 June, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines might place an order for a Boeing 777-200LR

According to Boeing, Turkmenistan Airlines, the national carrier of Turkmenistan has said it might order a fourth 777-200LR (Long Range) jet to add to its fleet.

"The 777 is the world's most successful twin-engine, long-haul aeroplane and the 777-200LR is the right aeroplane to help Turkmenistan Airlines grow its international operations in Europe, Asia and beyond," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of commercial sales and marketing for The Boeing Company. "Turkmenistan Airlines and Boeing have been partners since 1992 and we are honoured by their continued faith and confidence in Boeing aeroplanes."

The Paris Air Show has not been the best for the American p[lanemaker, with real and confirmed orders thin on the ground. 

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14 June, 2019

Lufthansa Consulting Continues Support for Turkmenistan Airlines to Achieve Compliance with International Air Safety Standards

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements at the beginning of this year. Since then, the airline with Lufthansa Consulting has developed and agreed on corrective action plans and has also begun implementing them. Together with the aviation experts from Lufthansa Consulting, the operator is continuously working on both the management system changes and the practical implementation. This involves improvement of main management systems, particular the Safety and Quality management system, documentation development and process implementation, personnel training, software implementation and equipment procurement, and most importantly, cultural changes within the company.

Turkmenistan Airlines updated EASA on status of implementation of corrective action plans 

As an update to the initial meeting in March, the management of Turkmenistan Airlines accompanied by Lufthansa Consulting on 29 May 2019 presented a progress report on the improvement in safety standards to the EASA Third Country Operators (TCO) team, which is the technical advisor to the EU Air Safety Committee (ASC). 

06 May, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines to resume flights to Europe

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Turkmenistan Airlines, the national flag carrier of Turkmenistan, headquartered in the country’s capital Ashgabat will be resuming flights to Birmingham in the UK and Frankfurt in Germany, as early as June after being given the all clear from regulators.

Back in February, the EASA suspended Turkmenistan Airlines from operating into Europe over safety concerns. The airline then employed Lufthansa to assist with getting its maintenance teams up to scratch and instigate correct processes. 

The airline also operated flights to Paris, however, there is no word on when that route would start, "We have no confirmation regarding Paris," a Turkmenistan Airlines spokesperson told AFP news agency over the weekend.  

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