27 January 2014, 15:21
Kazakhstan to launch 13 new air routes in 2014
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - According to the press service of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 15 out of 79 international air routes operating in the country were launched in 2013.
The ministry confirms that 13 new European-produced airliners were purchased last year. The disability service standards are to be introduced in the Astana, Almaty and Aktau-based airports in 2014.
The ministry also announced the plans to launch 13 more new air routes and add 14 airplanes to the aircraft fleet.
EBRD lends KT 30 bln to Kazakh Railways
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a 30 billion tenge (local currency equivalent of €121 million) to Kazakhstan's national rail company, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), to finance the purchase of equipment for logistics and infrastructure maintenance.