Tajikistan and Russia have agreed on the preservation of air links and the development of additional air services between the countries. TASS said the Advisor to the Tajik Embassy in Moscow Sarvar bakhti.
According to the diplomat, the negotiations of the aviation authorities were successful, the compromise on the implementation of flights “Ural Airlines” from the new Moscow airport in Zhukovsky in Dushanbe twice a week and Khujand twice a week.
An agreement was also reached on the opening of Tajik carriers to additional destinations from Tajikistan in Ufa, Chelyabinsk and Barnaul.
Also, increase the number of flights operated by Tajik carriers, from the city of Khujand to St Petersburg.
The Minister of transport of Tajikistan Sherali Gangasta said earlier that his country intends to protect its aviation market and requires compliance with the rules of flying on a “parity basis”.
3 November, “Kommersant” reported that Russia since November 8, threatens to suspend air links with Tajikistan. Moscow will take such a step if Dushanbe is not allowed to operate flights to the Republic of Zhukovsky.
Tajik authorities, in turn, believe that the departure of the ships from the new air Harbor of the suburbs in Tajikistan is a unilateral increase in Russia the number of carriers and frequency of flights on the route Moscow — Dushanbe. In the Russian Ministry of transport stressed that the Zhukovsky refers not to the capital, and to the region.