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|About||The National air company Uzbekistan Airways was established since January 28, 1992 .|
Uzbekistan Airways is the national airline and flag carrier of The Republic of Uzbekistan, supporting and meeting the increasing demand of the national economy and population for air transportation services (passenger, cargo and special aviation tasks).
Uzbekistan Airways was established by the Decree of the President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, on 28 January 1992. As a state administrative body for civil aviation, it develops, coordinates and implements the air transportation policies on the territory of Uzbekistan.
The principal functions of the company include providing high quality services on local and international flights, research and introduction of new developments and technologies in aviation.
Uzbekistan Airways has the status of a corporation comprising different legal entities as its structural units and operates on the principles of cost accounting, self-financing and self-reevaluation. The company has its capital assets and working capital, individual and consolidated balance, a range of accounts in the banks of Uzbekistan as well as abroad.
The airline regularly flies to over 40 cities of the world in Europe and Asia, the United States and Japan. It has its representative offices in 25 countries around the world.
Uzbekistan Airways’ fleet consists of Boeing 757 and 767, Airbus 320, locally made Ilyushin-114-100 and Airbus 300-600 cargo aircraft. To maintain professional qualification, competence and skills of its pilots, the airline runs its own Training Centre which has modern procedural training machines for B757/767, A320 and the unique IL-114-100 full-flight simulator. As the company is looking forward to receiving new generation airliners Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner in 2016, it is working on the establishment of the regional repair depot for planes’ large constructive elements made of composite materials. This repair shop, first in Central Asia, is being developed on the basis of Uzbekistan Airways Technics, the company’s maintenance, repair and o