Chinese airline China Southern Airlines resumes direct regular flights between Urumqi and Ashgabat. The first passenger flight is scheduled for March 28, 2023.
It is planned that flights will be carried out on Boeing 737-800 aircraft once a week, on Tuesdays. Tickets for this route are on sale on the official website of the airline.
Departing flight CZ6015 is due to depart Urumqi (URC) on Tuesday at 22:20 Beijing time and arrive in Ashgabat (ASB) around 23:30 local time. The return flight CZ6016 will depart Ashgabat as early as Wednesday at 01:00 local time and then arrive in Urumqi at 07:35 Beijing time.
China Southern Airlines suspended flights to Turkmenistan in early 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Turkmenistan Airlines is expected to resume regular flights on the Ashgabat-Beijing-Ashgabat route from March 19, 2023.
China Southern Airlines is based in Guangzhou, China. It is the largest Asian airline in terms of fleet size, as well as the largest air carrier in Asia.
Air tickets for China Southern Airlines flights can be purchased online at www.csair.com and via iOS apps. Offline tickets for all flights of the airline can be purchased at the representative office of China Southern Airlines in Ashgabat at the address: Magtymguly Avenue 141/1, Ak-Altyn Hotel, office 206. Phone for inquiries: +99312363995.
We remind that now flights to Turkmenistan are operated by four foreign air carriers - the Belarusian Belavia, the Russian Siberia, the Emirates FlyDubai and the Turkish Turkish Airlines.