Uzbekistan Airways to open regular flights along Tashkent – Jeddah – Tashkent routeAccording to the Press Service of the State Committee for Tourism Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan, on June 26, a meeting of Uzbekistan Airways managers and the State Committee for Tourism Development was held at the Directorate of Uzbekistan Airways.
The meeting was also attended by tour operators directly involved in attracting tourists on ziyorat-tourism (pilgrimage tourism) program.
During the negotiations, the concept of further development of ziyorat-tourism in Uzbekistan, the role of the national air carrier in this issue, as well as possibility of opening regular flights along Tashkent – Jeddah – Tashkent route was discussed.
Following the meeting, an agreement was reached on working out the issue of entering NAC regular flights on Tashkent – Jeddah – Tashkent route once a week during the winter navigation period 2018-2019. Flights on comfortable Boeing 767, 787 Dreamliner airliners will be planned taking into account convenient connections with Tashkent – Kuala Lumpur – Tashkent flights for transportation of tourists from Southeast Asian countries to Uzbekistan on pilgrimage tourism program.