The number of air flights in Kazakhstan has increased by 6%, press service of the Civil Aviation Committee reports.
Over 8 months of 2018, the number of the flights run in Kazakhstan has made up 171 845, which is by 9 522 flights more that for the same period of 2017. The increase has made up 5.87%.
Kazakhstan's airlines run 66 489 flights, the number of flights by foreign airlines is 105 356. The increase of air flights is observed in all flight types, except for charter flights by foreign airlines servicing Kazakhstan, and internal charter flights by Kazakhstani airlines.
The number of regular transit flights through the air space of Kazakhstan in the period from January to August 2018 has made up 76 431, that is by 5 328 (+7.49%) more. At the same time, the increase in movement of transit charter flights by foreign airlines has made up +18.89% (from 6 621 flights in 2017 to 7 872 in 2018). The increase of transit movement occurred due to the increase of the frequency of regular flights run by foreign airlines.
The number of the regular flights run servicing Kazakhstan by foreign airlines in the period from January to August 2018 has made up 15 221, that is by 354 (+2.38%) more than for the same period of the previous year.
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