Category Archives: Somon Air

Somon Air signs LOI to acquire its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

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Somon Air and Boeing have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase a new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The new aircraft type is expected to arrive in Tajikistan in 2018.

The signing was held on November 14, 2017 in Dubai at the Dubai Airshow.

Photo: Somon Air.

 

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Somon Air acquires its first Boeing 737-900 ER

Somon Air (Dushanbe) of Tajikstan took delivery of its first new Boeing 737-900 ER (Extended Range) aircraft on September 27. A second copy will follow. The airline currently operates two Boeing 737-800s.

Somon Air becomes the first Central Asian carrier to operate an airplane featuring Boeing’s Sky Interior. The delivery is also Somon Air’s first direct purchase of a 737.

Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker. Boeing 737-93Y ER P4-TAJ (msn 40888) arrives back at a cloudy Seattle (Boeing Field) on September 15 after a test flight.

Somon Air orders two new Boeing 737-900 ERs

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Somon Air (Dushanbe) has placed an order for two Next-Generation 737-900 ERs (Extended Range). The order represents Somon Air’s first direct purchase of airplanes from Boeing. Somon Air is Tajikistan’s first private full service carrier. The airline currently operates two 737-800s and flies from Dushanbe to cities in Russia, Germany, Turkey and the UAE.