Jazeera Airways to operate direct flights to Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development Aziz Abdukhakimov held talks with a delegation of the Kuwaiti airline Jazeera Airways headed by Vice President Ravindran Bharatkhan.
Jazeera Airways, one of Kuwait’s largest airlines, operates scheduled flights to over 35 cities in Europe, the Middle East and Asia and has a fleet of the latest A320 aircraft. During the talks, issues of launching direct flights from Kuwait to the cities of Uzbekistan, increasing the flow of Kuwaiti tourists to the republic and developing cooperation in the field of tourism were discussed.
The Kuwaiti side was informed in detail about the tourism potential of Uzbekistan, reforms in the tourism sector, measures to liberalize the civil air transportation market, and the introduction of an open skies regime at the country’s regional airports. The attention of the guests was drawn to the conditions for the safe stay of tourists created in the republic in accordance with the new system of sanitary and epidemiological security “Uzbekistan. Safe travel GUARANTEED” meeting high international standards and the latest achievements in the field of medicine. The Kuwaiti delegation expressed interest in opening a new regular air route Kuwait - Tashkent from March 2021, as well as in the future to other tourist centers of Uzbekistan.
At the same time, the leadership of the State Committee for Tourism assured the guests of full support for the initiatives of Jazeera Airways to expand the geography of flights to Uzbekistan, as well as in rendering assistance in obtaining permission to operate flights as soon as possible.
Following the meeting, the parties agreed to hold joint promotional events and info-tours aimed at promoting the tourism potential of Uzbekistan in Kuwait, increasing the recognition of the republic’s tourist destinations in this Arab country, and, accordingly, increasing the flow of tourists.