Uzbekistan Airways conducts first non-stop Tashkent-New York-Tashkent flight
On 28 July, a welcoming ceremony of historic flight from New York was held at Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport.
Direct flights on modern aircraft Boeing 787 Dreamliner on route Tashkent – New York – Tashkent are the new epoch in development of the National air company of Uzbekistan, the Uzbek airline said.
Exploitation of Dreamliners on this route allows the passengers of Uzbekistan Airways to fly to New York with high level of comfort and one hour faster. Duration of direct flight on Dreamliner from Tashkent to New York will be equal 12 hours and backwards – 11 hours.
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari began commercial exploitation of Dreamliners in September 2016, the first international flight was performed on 9 September 2016 to Almaty (Kazakhstan). Now flights to Dubai, Delhi, Amristar, Istanbul, Tel-Aviv, Seoul, Frankfurt-am- Main, Moscow, Kuala-Lumpur and Singapore, as well as to New York via Riga are carried out on Dreamliner.
The Uzbek airline said that it is planning to buy four more Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplanes. Boeing and Uzbekistan Havo Yollari already signed an agreement on delivery of planes, which is scheduled for 2019.