Tajik Air, the national airline of Tajikistan, was forced to cease operations Friday due to financial problems. The airline has yet to operate a flight this year, but the state-owned carrier still hopes for a successful restart. However, since private-owned competitor
All flights have been removed from the timetable of Tajik Air’s main hub at Dushanbe Airport.
Tajik Air’s fleet consisted of three active jet
Tajik Air’s main destinations were Russian cities, so Russian airlines will likely increase frequencies to their destinations in Tajikistan.
Founded in 1924, Tajik Air was among the oldest active airlines in the world. This means that air travel was established in Tajikistan earlier than there were cars or trains in the Soviet republic, and it became one of the essential branches of the country’s economy. The airline used to operate many routes within the whole Soviet Union as well as humanitarian missions with a
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