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Somon Air
Somon Air
is the first private airline in Tajikistan
Tajikistan
with an office headquartered in Dushanbe.[2] The airline operations are based at Dushanbe
Dushanbe
International Airport. The airline started operating on February 5, 2008 with regular flights to Moscow
Moscow
and Dubai. Somon Air also serves as the official carrier of President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Tajikistan
and other Tajikistan
Tajikistan
high-ranking officials. Since formation, Somon Air
Somon Air
has been primarily focused on passenger service and transportation to Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
and other locations. Most flights to international destinations operate from Dushanbe.

Contents

1 Destinations 2 Fleet

2.1 Boeing 787 & Embraer 190-E2
Embraer 190-E2
purchase 2.2 Flight geography 2.3 International cooperation

3 References 4 External links

Destinations[edit]

A Somon Air
Somon Air
Boeing 737-900ER
Boeing 737-900ER
departs Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow, Russia. (2012)

Somon Air
Somon Air
flies to following destinations (as of March 2014):[1]

City Country Airport Notes

Almaty  Kazakhstan Almaty
Almaty
International Airport

Dubai  United Arab Emirates Dubai
Dubai
International Airport

Dushanbe  Tajikistan Dushanbe
Dushanbe
International Airport Hub

Frankfurt  Germany Frankfurt
Frankfurt
Airport

Irkutsk  Russia International Airport Irkutsk

Istanbul  Turkey Atatürk Airport

Kabul[3]  Afghanistan Hamid Karzai International Airport Temp. Suspended

Kazan  Russia Kazan
Kazan
International Airport

Khujand  Tajikistan Khujand
Khujand
Airport

Krasnodar  Russia Pashkovsky Airport

Krasnoyarsk  Russia Yemelyanovo International Airport

Kulob  Tajikistan Kulob
Kulob
Airport

Moscow  Russia Moscow
Moscow
Domodedovo Airport

Moscow  Russia Vnukovo International Airport

Novosibirsk  Russia Tolmachevo Airport

Orenburg  Russia Orenburg
Orenburg
Tsentralny Airport

Saint Petersburg  Russia Pulkovo Airport

Sochi  Russia Adler- Sochi
Sochi
International Airport

Tashkent  Uzbekistan Tashkent
Tashkent
International Airport

Ürümqi  China Ürümqi
Ürümqi
Diwopu International Airport

Yekaterinburg  Russia Koltsovo International Airport

Fleet[edit]

A Somon Air
Somon Air
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
landing at Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow, Russia. (2010)

The Somon Air
Somon Air
fleet comprises the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[4]

Somon Air
Somon Air
fleet

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes

C Y Total

Boeing 737-300 2 — — 148 148

Boeing 737-800 2 — — 189 189

Boeing 737-900ER 2 — 16 168 184

Boeing 787-8 1[5] — TBA

Total 7 —

Boeing 787 & Embraer 190-E2
Embraer 190-E2
purchase[edit] Somon Air
Somon Air
has purchased Boeing 787-8
Boeing 787-8
at Dubai
Dubai
Air Show for further fleet development. The amount of the aircraft is not announced, but the deliveries will begin in 2018[6]. This will allow Somon Air
Somon Air
to develop its flights to Europe and in future to commence flights to USA[7]. Moreover, the airline considers to purchase four Embraer 190-E2, to replace older Boeing 737 Classic
Boeing 737 Classic
aircraft. Airline plans to commence service of the new Embraers by the end of 2018, but there are no firm orders done yet.[8] Flight geography[edit] In line with its strategic policy, Somon Air
Somon Air
is rapidly expanding the airline's flight network. At present, the airline operates to a total of 22 destinations. Out of the Dushanbe
Dushanbe
airport, Somon Air
Somon Air
flies to Frankfurt
Frankfurt
am Main (Germany), Dubai
Dubai
(U.A.E), Istanbul
Istanbul
(Turkey), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Ürümqi
Ürümqi
(China), the Russian cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Yekaterinburg, and the northern Tajik city of Khujand. Additionally, there are regular flights out of the city of Khujand
Khujand
to Krasnoyarsk
Krasnoyarsk
and St. Petersburg. Every year, the company operates flights to Saudi Arabia during the Hajj season for carriage of pilgrims (Hajis). International cooperation[edit]

A Somon Air
Somon Air
Boeing 737-400
Boeing 737-400
departs Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow, Russia. (2008)

In the new era of globalization and international integration, partnerships between airlines play a major role in developing and expanding the aviation market. In this context, Somon Air
Somon Air
is working on signing interline agreements with some of major airlines from the Commonwealth of Independent States
Commonwealth of Independent States
(CIS), Europe and Asia. In early August 2009, Somon Air
Somon Air
joined IATA’s (International Air Transport Association) IATA Billing and Settlement Plan. As of January 2013, the airline participates in 14 BSP countries. BSP is a settlement system designed to simplify the selling, reporting and remitting procedures between passenger sales agents and airlines globally. Nowadays, BSP is used in more than 179 countries and territories worldwide serving over 400 airlines globally. In April 2013, Somon Air
Somon Air
jointed the IATA Multilateral Interline Traffic Agreement (MITA). The IATA Multilateral Interline Traffic Agreement (MITA) is an agreement where passengers and cargo use a standard traffic document on various transportation modes to reach the final destination on a particular routing. More than 350 of international and domestic airlines worldwide participate in MITA. In June 2013, Somon Air
Somon Air
became the member of IATA Clearing House The IATA Clearing House provides a secured service for an efficient and on-time settling of interline accounts between the world's airlines, airline-associated companies and travel partners. Somon Air
Somon Air
works with companies including DNATA, FRAPORT, THY, and SHELL.[citation needed] References[edit]

^ a b "Timetable". www.somonair.com. Retrieved 2016-09-29.  ^ "Main." Somon Air. Retrieved on 27 February 2012. "Contacts: 40, Titova Str. Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 734012 " - Russian: "734012, Таджикистан, Душанбе, ул. Титова, 40" ^ L, J (15 April 2016). " Somon Air
Somon Air
Adds New Routes in April/May 2016". Airline Route. Retrieved 15 April 2016.  ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 33.  access-date= requires url= (help) ^ https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Boeing/787/P4-BDL-Somon-Air/jQkotZ2d ^ "Новости Авиакомпания Somon Air
Somon Air
заказала новый самолет Boeing 787". ato.ru. 20 November 2017.  ^ ""Сомон Эйр" снизит тарифы в честь Дня Государственного флага Таджикистана". ru.sputnik-tj.com. 15 November 2017.  ^ "Авиакомпания Somon Air
Somon Air
добавит в парк четыре самолета Embraer E190-E2". ato.ru. 4 March 2018. 

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