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JSC National Air Carrier "Kyrgyzstan Airlines"
ОАО Национальный авиаперевозчик «Кыргызстан Аба Жолдору»
IATA
R8
ICAO
KGA
Callsign
KYRGYZ
Founded 1993
Hubs Manas International Airport
Fleet size 17
Destinations 10
Parent company Government owned (81%)
Headquarters Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Key people Tulenbek Asanbayevich Arpachiyev (President)

Kyrgyzstan Airlines is the national airline of Kyrgyzstan, based in Bishkek. It operates scheduled international and domestic services, as well as charter flights. Its main base is Manas International Airport, Bishkek, with a hub at Osh Airport.

The airline is on the List of air carriers banned in the European Union.

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History

The airline was originally Aeroflot Kyrgyzstan Directorate and was established in 1992. It signed a co-operation agreement with Aeroflot in October 1997 covering new scheduled services, aircraft maintenance, ticketing and marketing.

The airline is owned by the government (81%), private shareholders (11%) and the Soial Foundation (8%).[1]

Destinations

As of November 2009, Kyrgyzstan Airlines operates scheduled passenger flights to the following destinations:[2][3]

China
India
Kyrghyzstan
Tajikistan

Fleet

The Kyrgyzstan Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of 5 March 2010)

Kyrgyzstan Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers
(Business/Economy)
Notes
Antonov An-26 1
?
Antonov An-28 5
?
Boeing 737-200 1
128 (14/114) Operated for Itek Air
Ilyushin Il-76TD 1
Tupolev Tu-134A 3 82 (8/74)
Tupolev Tu-154M 2 155 (23/132)
Yakovlev Yak-40 2 ?

References

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International: p. 103. 2007-04-03. 
  2. ^ Polet-Sirena
  3. ^ Manas Airport timetable

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