Mauritius declares emergency over oil leak from Japanese ship TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Mauritius government declared a state of environmental emergency on Friday over a large amount of fuel that leaked into the sea from a stranded Japanese-owned bulk carrier off the country's coast, Kyodo News reports.
Air India plane crash-lands, 17 dead, over 100 injured: PTI NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - An Air India Express plane with 190 people on board overshot the runway while landing in southern India on Friday, killing at least 17 people and leaving over 100 people injured, the Press Trust of India and other local media reported, Kyodo News reports.
Kazakhstan plans to resume flights to Thailand and Georgia from August 10 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - From August 10 Kazakhstan plans to resume flights to Thailand and Georgia, this has been informed by Sairanbek Barmakov, Chairman of the Roads Committee under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development.
EEC, EAEU countries to work out recommendations on resuming international transportation MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Prospects of resuming international transportation in countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and antiepidemic aspects of preparations for a session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Minsk were discussed by the council of heads of sanitary and epidemiological wellbeing agencies of the EAEU member states, the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission told BelTA.
Aviation incident in Portugal: Kazakh Embraer 190 aircraft crew got aircraft that was fatally flawed back to earth NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Portuguese Aviation Accidents Prevention and Investigation Department (GPIAAF) have completed investigation of the aviation incident involving Air Astana technical flight 1388.
Kazakhstan resumes regular flights to 5 more countries NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - More regular international flights are to be resumed in Kazakhstan, Sadvakas Baigabulov, chief medical officer in transport of the Kazakh Healthcare Ministry, told a Friday briefing at the Central Communications Service, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Open Skies Regime introduced in Uzbekistan’s international airports TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - On June 19, 2020, the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on additional measures to develop the tourism sector with strict observance of the requirements of the enhanced sanitary and epidemiological safety regime was adopted. Kazinform has learnt from UzA.
EASA certifies electric aircraft, first type certification for fully electric plane world-wide COLOGNE. KAZINFORM - The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced the certification of an electric airplane, the Pipistrel Velis Electro, the first type certification world-wide of a fully electric aircraft and an important milestone in the quest for environmentally sustainable aviation, Kazinform reports citing European Union Aviation Safety Agency.