Air Cargo Notes | 2 Nov 2023
Marketing Team | Delta Global Solutions
The air cargo industry is the linchpin of global commerce, offering unparalleled speed and reliability in the transportation of goods. It plays a pivotal role in facilitating international trade by swiftly moving everything from essential medical supplies and e-commerce packages to critical manufacturing components and perishable products. In an increasingly interconnected world, the air cargo sector's agility and responsiveness have become more vital than ever, adapting to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing business landscape.
Air Cargo Trends
SCO's first international transport forum is taking place in Tashkent (source)
● The inaugural Transport Forum of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) commenced at the "UzExpoCentre" encompassing the "Aviation & Logistics Forum 2023" and the "TransLogistica Uzbekistan 2023" exhibitions, adding to the broader conversations about transportation and logistics within the SCO 1 November 2023.
● Minister of Transport of Uzbekistan proposed Alternative Transport Lanes and Harmonization of Standards, Multimodal Logistics Centers, Border Control Points and Visa Simplification, Digital Technologies and Best Practice Exchange to advance the transport and logistics potential of the SCO member states
Uzbekistan Airways connects Munich (MUC) and Tashkent (TAS) (source)
● Uzbekistan Airways started to operate two direct flights on the Tashkent - Munich route, scheduled for Wednesdays and Sundays, from 29 October 2023
● The flights are operated on Airbus A320neo aircraft
Kazakhstan and Thailand to increase number of passenger flights (source)
● The aviation authorities of Kazakhstan and Thailand have reached an agreement to raise the weekly flight frequency from 402 to 544 flights
● This expansion adds 84 weekly flights connecting cities like Astana, Almaty, Karagandy, and Shymkent to destinations such as Bangkok, Phuket, Krabi, Utapao, and other designated routes, with frequencies reaching up to ten flights per week
Turkish Airlines to increase passenger flights to Ashgabat (ASB) (source)
● Turkish Airlines has increased the flight frequency between Istanbul (IST) and Ashgabat (ASB) to a total of nine flights per week from 1 November 2023
● One flight is operated on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and two flights on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays
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