Dushanbe will host the first roundtable on problems of development of civil aviation in the Central Asian region.

According to the press center of Tajikistan’s privately owned air carrier Somon Air, the meeting will bring together top managers of Somon Air (Tajikistan), Air Astana (Kazakhstan), SCAT (Kazakhstan), QAZAQ Air (Kazakhstan), Uzbekistan Airways (Uzbekistan) and Avia Traffic Company (Kygyzstan).  

The event is reportedly initiated by Somon Air under support of the Civil Aviation Agency under the Government of Tajikistan and International Air Transport Association (IATA). 

The meeting participants will review current advantages of civil aviation in the region, economic prospects for the next few years and regional obstacles in the way of further development of civil aviation in Central Asia. 

They will also discuss issues related to smarter regulation initiative and application of it in Central Asia’s nations, safety aspects of flights, inclusion of IATA’s operational safety audit (IOSA) in the national regulation, navigation based on operational characteristics, stable supply of jet fuel, analysis of airport charges in the region, etc.