AKIPRESS.COM - The forum Routes Silk Road 2019 gathered July 15-17 more than 250 people from business, government and aviation in panel sessions and 800 face-to-face meetings to discuss air services at the capital’s Palace of Independence, reports the city administration, the Astana Times said.
The route development forum for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Central Asia will help Kazakhstan’s aviation market expand, increase its number of international flights and learn from major aviation companies, said Nur-Sultan Deputy Mayor Bakhtiyar Maken at the forum’s opening. For example, the Kazakh Civil Aviation Committee met with representatives of foreign airlines and airports to discuss opening new destinations from Nur-Sultan.
“For Nursultan Nazarbayev Airport, the international exhibition Routes Silk Road 2019 is a significant event. The conference will give us an excellent opportunity to declare ourselves as a high-level airport, present a new passenger terminal and discuss the development of new and existing destinations,” said Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport Chief Executive Officer Radilbek Adimolda.