Somon Air opened flights on the route Dushanbe-Moscow (Zhukovsky Airport) and is going to open flights on the route Kulob-Moscow (Zhukovsky Airport). The airline carry out flights from Dushanbe to Zhukovsky three times a week - on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Flights from Kulyab are expected to be performed starting from December on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Along with that, Somon Air continues its flights to Domodedovo Airport: from Dushanbe – on a daily basis, and from Khujand and Kulob – thrice a week.
The CEO of Somon Air Thomas W. Hallam II stated, “Our airline is pleased to cooperate with Zhukovsky International Airport. The opening of this route is the creation of new opportunities not only for both parties, but primarily - for passengers. We believe this is the beginning of a long and successful cooperation, which will be focused on such key factors in civil aviation as flight safety, high service quality and passenger comfort.”
Somon Air is the only airline in Tajikistan that joined the IATA. To date, Somon Air has successfully operated flights from Tajikistan to Germany, the UAE, Turkey, China, Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The airline’s fleet has the Boeing 737-300, -800 and -900 aircrafts.
Zhukovsky International Airport is located in the southeast of Moscow region, 23 km from the capital, on the airdrome Ramenskoye that has the longest runway in Europe (5,500 m). Its capacity allows the reception of passenger and cargo aircraft of any type.