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.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Ethiopian authorities are interested in the import of Kazakhstani grain, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Ethiopia informed at the briefing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan today.
ALMATY. KAZINFORM The body of the man found in the Yessentai River in Almaty has been identified. It belongs to Safar Shakeyev, son of a famous Kazakh composer Yerkesh Shakeyev, the municipal internal affairs department told Kazinform.