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Dear passengers!

According to the new requirements for citizens arriving in the UAE, all passengers must present a negative result of COVID-19 (PCR) test issued not earlier than 72 hours prior to departure. The certificate of a negative result must be authentic and not altered, all fields must be filled in on a computer, not by hand, and must be conducted by a laboratory accredited by the state of departure and must be issued in English. Persons with COVID-19 are not allowed to fly. Please note that spreading of infectious diseases, including COVID-19 virus, is a criminal offence.

If upon arrival in Dubai, it is revealed that a certificate of negative COVID-19 is invalid, or a passenger with COVID-19 has made a flight, all costs arising in this situation have to be covered by the passenger. In this regard, we kindly ask passengers to take this issue seriously and take the PCR test only in accredited laboratories.

Somon Air operates regular flights from Dushanbe - Dubai and return twice a week. Now the flights will be operated on Thursdays and Saturdays. Departure from Dushanbe on Thursdays: at 04:45, on Saturdays – at 20:25, departure from Dubai on Thursdays: at 08:45, on Sundays – at 00:10 local time.

Citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan wishing to fly to Dubai, in addition to a certificate of the absence of COVID-19 (PCR test), must have the required documents to enter the UAE (such as tourist / resident / working visa, valid medical insurance, health declaration form to be found on filled in: https://www.gcaa.gov.ae/en/ePublication/Pages/OperationalDirectives.aspx?CertID=(DIR). If you have a residential permit / work visa, you must show the approval by the Permit Electronic Programme and your Emirates ID Card.

Foreigners who wish to travel to Dushanbe must have a permit issued by a Tajik Authority before entering Tajikistan, as well as a visa (if required) and a certificate showing the negative result of COVID-19 test, carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival in Tajikistan. Holders of UAE passports do not need permission from the authorising body of the Republic of Tajikistan to enter the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan.

According to requirements, all passengers must wear face masks and disposable gloves at the airport and on board. Passengers with high body temperature or symptoms of illness will not to be permitted aboard. Passengers must hold a certificate of negative COVID-19 result, obtained by testing by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method, carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival in Tajikistan. Children under 3 years are excepted from this requirement.

For the convenience of passenger service, Somon Air head office offers services for issuing an insurance policy. For more information and on purchasing tickets, please contact Somon Air call center:

+992 (93) 777 74 59,
+992 (44) 640 40 49,
+992 (44) 640 40 50,
call-center@somonair.com And also the Air Connections Agency:

+992 (98) 807 10 00,
+992 (98) 880 87 87,
+992 (93) 501 24 24.

Istanbul-Dushanbe 2021.02.22

Dear passengers!

On flights on the Istanbul-Dushanbe route until March 24, 2021, we increased the baggage allowance. Thus, in economy class the baggage allowance rises to 30 kg, in business class - up to 40 kg. The carry-on baggage allowance remains the same - 7 kg in economy class, 10 kg in business class. The cost of 1 kg of excess baggage is 5 euros. The baggage allowance on the route from Dushanbe to Istanbul remains the same - 20 kg (economy class) and 30 kg (business class).

Somon Air operates regular flights from Dushanbe - Istanbul and return twice a week - on Tuesdays and Fridays. Departure from Dushanbe: at 06:20 local time, and from Istanbul: at 11:05 local time.

Attention to passengers for the Dushanbe-Istanbul service:

Please note that according to requirements, all passengers must wear face masks and disposable gloves at the airport and on board. Passengers with high body temperature or symptoms of illness will not to be permitted aboard. Before boarding, all passengers must complete the Passenger Locator Form, which must be submitted at Istanbul Airport upon arrival. According to rules of Ministry of Health of Turkey, all passengers (6 years and older) including transit passengers must hold a negative result of COVID-19 (PCR) test issued in English not earlier than 72 hours prior to departure. The certificate of a negative result must be authentic, not altered, and carried out by a medical facility and certified by the seal of the medical institution. Persons with COVID-19 are not permitted to travel. Please note that spreading of infectious diseases, including COVID-19 virus, is a criminal offence.

Upon arrival at Istanbul Airport, all passengers are required to undergo a COVID-19 symptom test. If symptoms of COVID-19 are detected or/and if individuals fail to present their test results they will be quarantined at their own address (house, hotel etc.) that they have declared to stay, those who do not declared address in Turkey will be quarantined at the places selected by the Ministry of Health of Turkey. On the 7th day of the quarantine passengers will be tested. Quarantine will be lifted for those having negative test result. Passengers with positive test result will be treated in accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines of the Ministry of Health. Passengers will receive the appropriate necessary treatment at their own expenses or at the expense of the health insurance company. For this reason, having health insurance is highly recommended.

Attention to passengers for the Istanbul-Dushanbe service:

According to requirements, all passengers must wear face masks and disposable gloves at the airport and on board. Passengers with high body temperature or symptoms of illness will not to be permitted aboard. Passengers must hold a certificate of negative COVID-19 result, obtained by testing by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method, carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival in Tajikistan. Children under 3 years are excepted from this requirement.

Foreigners who wish to travel to Dushanbe must have a permit issued by a Tajik Authority (the Republican Headquarters for strengthening anti-epidemic measures to prevent transmission and emergence of new COVID-19 cases in the Republic of Tajikistan) before entering Tajikistan, as well as a visa (if required) and a certificate showing the negative result of COVID-19 test, obtained via testing by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method, carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival in Tajikistan. Holders of Turkish passports as well as UAE and Uzbekistan passports wishing to travel from Istanbul to Dushanbe, do not need permission from the authorising body of the Republic of Tajikistan to enter the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan.

To purchase tickets and for more information, please contact Somon Air call center.

+992 (93) 777 74 59,
+992 (44) 640 40 49,
+992 (44) 640 40 50,
call-center@somonair.com,
And also the Air Connections Agency:

+992 (98) 807 10 00,
+992 (98) 880 87 87,
+992 (93) 501 24 24.