QAZAQ AIR launches regular flights from Turkestan to Samarkand

QAZAQ AIR airline launches regular international flights from Turkestan to Samarkand from 2 June. Direct flights between the cities will depart twice a week on modern, comfortable airliners De-Havilland Dash 8-Q400 on the following schedule: 

Wednesdays and Sundays (local time):

IQ 509 Turkestan 15:30 – Samarkand 16:40

IQ 510 Samarkand 17:20 – Turkestan 18:40.

Samarkand is one of the oldest cities in the world, is the second city of Uzbekistan after Tashkent in terms of population and territory, industrial importance, as well as the centre of world tourism. This city has a history of over 2,750 years, making it a peer of Rome and Athens. It was a key hub on the Great Silk Road, attracting merchants, explorers and travellers for centuries. Samarkand is a real open-air museum, which is worth exploring deeply and leisurely.

It should be noted that Samarkand has been declared the cultural capital of the CIS for 2024. In 2025, Samarkand will host the 43rd session of the General Conference of UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.

You can book and buy tickets now on the official website, as well as at the airline’s sales offices. One-way tickets cost from 30,000 tenge.

It should also be noted that Kazakhstan airlines perform connecting flights via Turkestan to Samarkand from Astana, Aktobe, Kostanay, Aktau, Uralsk, Almaty.

Recall, Kazakhstan air carrier QAZAQ AIR with a hub in Astana provides reliable air communication on international and regional routes on modern aircraft of Canadian production De-Havilland Dash 8-Q400 of new generation. The airline performs flights in accordance with high international and national flight safety standards. QAZAQ AIR in 2022 and 2023 was among the top three in the nomination «Best Regional Airlines of Central Asia and CIS» of the international award SKYTRAX.

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