Tajikistan and Uzbekistan resume air flights after 25 years


Air connection between Tajik capital city of Dushanbe and Uzbek capital city of Tashkent was resumed.

A technical flight between Dushanbe and Tashkent was carried out on February 10 by Tajik Somon Air’s aircraft, TASS reported referring to the airline company.

Uzbekistan and Tajikistan have had no air traffic since 1992, there were virtually no commercial, economic and political ties. The relations began to restore in 2016.

Regular flights between the two countries are expected to start on February 20. The air company plans to fly to Tashkent once a week in winter and increase the frequency of flights to two times per week in summer, Trend reports.