Silk Avia receives new ATR 72-600 aircraft

Silk Avia, a member of Uzbekistan Airways Group, has accepted the fourth ATR 72-600 aircraft for commercial operation.

The aircraft passed all the necessary technical and flight tests at the Airbus factory airfield in Toulouse (France) before being flown to Tashkent.

Representatives of mass media and Uzbekistan Airways management met the aircraft on the platform.

Shukhrat Khudaykulov, Chairman of the Board of Uzbekistan Airways said: “Silk Avia, being a part of Uzbekistan Airways Group, has ambitious goals: to become the leader of air transportations on domestic routes of the country, to constantly expand the route network and increase the number of flights.

“Moreover, our common goal, the goal of New Uzbekistan, is to make flights affordable and develop domestic tourism in the Republic, which will undoubtedly be achieved through air links between cities of the country using ATR brand turboprop aircraft”.