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Air Cargo Notes | 9 Nov 2023

Marketing Team | Delta Global Solutions

Welcome to this week's edition of Uzbekistan Air Cargo Notes, the first and only newsletter focusing on the latest news and insights into the dynamic air cargo market of Uzbekistan and Central Asia. This week we are reporting on Air Samarkand's network expansion plans, Qatar's interest in investing in Uzbekistan's logistics sector and Kazakhstan becoming a primary land transit hub between China and Europe. Read on to find out more.

Air Cargo Trends

Air Samarkand to operate regular flights ex Samarqand to Turkey, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and China (source)

● Air Samarkand to set scheduled and charter flights departing from Samarkand to Turkey, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and China by the end of 2023

The carrier plans to expand to Europe over the next 12 months as it grows its fleet of Airbus A330 and A320 aircraft


Uzbekistan based cargo airline My Freighter received a new Boeing 767 aircraft (source)

My Freighter leased cargo aircraft Boeing 767 from the American company Cargo Aircraft Management

The carrier is planning to receive another 5 Boeing 747 cargo aircraft in the near future, and within five years to expand the aircraft fleet to 20 aircraft.


Uzbekistan's President met with the former Prime Minister of Qatar (source)

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan received the former Prime Minister of Qatar and the founder of a number of large investment and industrial holdings in the country Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani

Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani discussed the joint implementation of promising investment projects such as a large logistics center in Uzbekistan, the creation of a high-speed road and railway infrastructure


Uzbekistan Airways started passenger flights ex Tashkent to Ankara VV (source)

Uzbekistan Airways operated its inaugural regular passenger flight to the capital of the Turkish Republic, Ankara on 4 November 2023

The regular turnaround flights are scheduled for Saturdays

Other News

Kazakhstan becomes a primary transit hub between China and Europe (source)

Approximately 85% of the land transit traffic from China to Europe traverses through Kazakhstan making it the largest regional hub connecting the Eurasian continent with the Asia-Pacific region

Kazakhstan jointly with China is implementing transport projects such as the international road corridor named "Western Europe – Western China", logistics center in the port of Lianyungang, international center for cross-border trade “Khorgos”, etc


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