Iran, Kyrgyzstan to Resume Direct Flights
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Kyrgyz officials in a meeting in Bishkek on Saturday agreed to resume direct flights between the two countries.
During the meeting in Kyrgyzstan's capital today, Iran’s Ambassador to Bishkek and Kyrgyz Foreign Minister’s representative Abik Artikbayev agreed to resume a direct flight between Tehran and Bishkek.
In a relevant development earlier, Iran’s Kish Air CEO Farzaneh Sharafbafi had said that flights from Tehran to Almaty in Kazakhstan, Bishkek, Tashkent (Uzbekistan), and Dushanbe (Tajikistan) would be resumed as of March 21, 2021.
She said that the airline managed to do one flight in a month since March 21, despite the coronavirus pandemic and it would be shortened to twenty-day intervals soon.
Last month, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Kyrgyzstan and met with Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov and Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbayev.