Somon Air received the award 'Brand of the Year 2019’ bestowed by the Republic of Tajikistan. During a glorious ceremony Somon Air was handed over the Gold Award.
The Tajik competition “Brand of the Year”, under the name PEAK OF GLORY, is held by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with the private sector and international organisations. The judicator of this competition is the State Institution “National Patent Information Center” of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan. Promotion and initiation of legal protection of trade- and service marks in Tajikistan are the main objectives of the competition. Further objectives are the identification and presentation of effective brand management and the encouragement of companies to use branding.
In 2013 Somon Air already received its first “Brand of the Year”, and now in 2019 Somon Air has shown success in the international airline market. In the meantime the airline is an official member of the Multilateral Interline Traffic Agreements (MITA) Cargo which is sponsored by International Air Transport Association (IATA) and a member of the Nominating Committee of IATA. Furthermore, Somon Air launched an aviation training center for aviation specialists at its headquarters in Dushanbe and added an Airbus H125 helicopter. The route network was expanded to include international flights from Dushanbe to Delhi and return.
To date, Somon Air has successfully operated flights from Tajikistan to Germany, the UAE, Turkey, India, China, Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The airline fleet consists of Boeing 737-300, -800 and -900 aircraft and Airbus H125 helicopter.