Somon Air is the first private airline in
Tajikistan with an office
headquartered in Dushanbe. The airline operations are based at
Dushanbe International Airport. The airline started operating on
February 5, 2008 with regular flights to
Moscow and Dubai. Somon Air
also serves as the official carrier of President of the Republic of
Tajikistan and other
Tajikistan high-ranking officials.
Somon Air has been primarily focused on passenger
service and transportation to
Eastern Europe and other locations. Most
flights to international destinations operate from Dushanbe.
2.1 Boeing 787 &
Embraer 190-E2 purchase
2.2 Flight geography
2.3 International cooperation
4 External links
Boeing 737-900ER departs Domodedovo International Airport,
Moscow, Russia. (2012)
Somon Air flies to following destinations (as of March 2014):
Almaty International Airport
United Arab Emirates
Dubai International Airport
Dushanbe International Airport
International Airport Irkutsk
Hamid Karzai International Airport
Kazan International Airport
Yemelyanovo International Airport
Moscow Domodedovo Airport
Vnukovo International Airport
Orenburg Tsentralny Airport
Sochi International Airport
Tashkent International Airport
Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport
Koltsovo International Airport
Boeing 737-800 landing at Domodedovo International
Airport, Moscow, Russia. (2010)
Somon Air fleet comprises the following aircraft (as of August
Somon Air fleet
Boeing 787 &
Embraer 190-E2 purchase
Somon Air has purchased
Boeing 787-8 at
Dubai Air Show for further
fleet development. The amount of the aircraft is not announced, but
the deliveries will begin in 2018. This will allow
Somon Air to
develop its flights to Europe and in future to commence flights to
Moreover, the airline considers to purchase four Embraer 190-E2, to
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.
In line with its strategic policy,
Somon Air is rapidly expanding the
airline's flight network. At present, the airline operates to a total
of 22 destinations. Out of the
Somon Air flies to
Frankfurt am Main (Germany),
Istanbul (Turkey), Almaty
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
Krasnoyarsk and St. Petersburg. Every year, the company
operates flights to Saudi Arabia during the Hajj season for carriage
of pilgrims (Hajis).
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 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 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 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 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 works with companies including DNATA, FRAPORT, THY, and
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^ "Новости Авиакомпания
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.
Somon Air добавит в парк
четыре самолета Embraer E190-E2". ato.ru. 4 March
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