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About Air Kyrgyzstan

Air Kyrgyzstan, also known as Kyrgyzstan Air Company, was the flag carrier of Kyrgyzstan based in Bishkek and its hub airport was Manas International Airport. The airline was founded in April 2001 as Altyn Air. Alytn Air was rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28 July 2006 after taking over national carrier Kyrgyzstan Airlines.

Class Fares

Air Kyrgyzstan offered two class types: Economy and Business. On-board the aircraft, passengers were provided with food and services free of charge in accordance with the class of service.

Baggage Allowance

Carry-on Baggage

Each passenger, with the exception of children under 2 years of age, had the right to carry free baggage.

The weight of hand luggage could not exceed 5 kg, and the maximum dimensions of the three dimensions should not exceed 20x30x40 cm.

Checked Baggage

The free baggage allowance depended on the route, and ranged between 20 kg to 30 kg (including hand luggage).

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Destinations that Air Kyrgyzstan flew to

The airline operated to many destinations such as Urumqi, Bishkek, Osh, Islamabad, Belgorod, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Surgut, Dushanbe, Yekaterinburg, Dubai and Tashkent. The airline had a codeshare agreement with Turkish Airlines.

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Hub Airport

Manas International Airport

Manas International Airport is the hub airport for Sky Bishkek and Kyrgyzstan Air Company. It is the main international airport for Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

Other airlines which fly to and from this airport include Aeroflot, Air Manas (formerly Pegasus Asia), Kyrgyz Airlines, Air Astana,  AtlasGlobal, flydubai, China Southern Airlines, S7 Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Somon Air, Tajik Air, Ukraine International Airlines, Ural Airlines and Uzbekistan Airways. Airlines that also use Manas International Airport as its hub airport include Avia Traffic Company and Tezjet Airlines.


The airline's fleet comprised of four airliners: one carrier-owned 122-seat Boeing 737-500 and three leased ships, namely a 148-seat Boeing 737-300, a 148-seat 737-300, and a 136-seat -300 EX-37014; both built in 1997 and jointly operated with Turkish carrier Rey Airlines; these two airframes’ serial numbers could not be ascertained.

  • 1 x Boeing 737-500
  • 1 x Boeing 757-300
  • 1 x Tupolev Tu-154M