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Lufthansa Plans Airlift Services From Uzbekistan, Qatar

Lufthansa has announced it will begin supporting the German federal government with airlift services as a result of the instability in Afghanistan with special flight to Tashkent, Uzbekistan and Doha, Qatar. Within a few hours of the request by the German federal government, Lufthansa was able to organize itself to fly to the two destinations, which no airline in the Lufthansa Group currently flies to on a regular basis. Traffic rights for both Tashkent and Doha were applied for in…

Uzbekistan Airways Looking To Sell Older Aircraft

Uzbekistan Airways is looking to sell off some of its Boeing and Ilyushin aircraft. The sale comes as the carrier looks to revamp its fleet with newer Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, of which the carrier already has four. Of its Boeing fleet, which has an age range of 15 to…