(MENAFN- AzerNews) In the first half of the year, the passenger traffic of Tashkent
International Airport increased by almost 40%, the press service of
Uzbekistan Airports reports, Azernews reports, citing Kun.uz news
In January-June, the total passenger traffic amounted to 4.7
million people, an increase of 35% compared to the same period last
year. Another 4.5 million passengers are expected to arrive by the
end of the year.
In particular, passenger traffic at the capital's airport
increased by 40%, to 3 million people. An additional 4 million
passengers will arrive in the second half of the year.
The number of airlines flying to local airports increased to 59,
including 7 resident companies.
In the first half of the year, the number of flights increased
by 30%, reaching 800 per week.
At the same time, the total profit of Uzbekistan Airports
increased by 30% over six months, and the volume of tax deductions
– by 47%.
To date, a concept and a feasibility study (FS) have been
prepared and submitted for approval to the Ministry of Economic
Development and Trade for modernizing two airports – in Bukhara and
Urgench. The concept and feasibility study for the Namangan airport
is at the development stage, and active work is underway on the
Tashkent airport project together with consultants from the
Singapore Changi airport.
Recently, the Ministry of Transport announced the emergence of
four new airlines since the beginning of the year. In addition to
Centrum Air and Silk Avia, which have already started operating
flights, Asia Union Airlines and Tashkent Air were
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