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Turkmenistan is a republic in the south-western portion of Central Asia, bordered on the north by Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, on the east by Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, on the south by Afghanistan and Iran, and on the west by the Caspian Sea. Ashgabat is Turkmenistan's capital and largest city. In Turkmen, the official language, the name of the republic is Turkmenistan Respublikasy (Republic of Turkmenistan). Turkmens constitute the dominant ethnic group. Turkmenistan was formerly the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). It became an independent country in 1991 and adopted its first post-Soviet constitution in 1992.

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24Dec2014

Hazar Avia: 'Active' carrier operating a fleet of ageing An-24 turboprops on charter flights [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Akhal Turkmenistan   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Turkmenistan Airlines
Comments : [Turkmenistan Airlines is the national carrier of Turkmenistan. It operated under 3 divisions, Askal Air, Khazar Air & Lebap Air but are all under the same umbrella. Initially formed as Akhal Turkmenistan. Eventually ceased operating]

Askal Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1998* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Turkmenistan Airlines
Comments : [Turkmenistan Airlines is the national carrier of Turkmenistan. It operated under 3 divisions, Askal Air, Khazar Air & Lebap Air but are all under the same umbrella. Initially formed as Akhal Turkmenistan. Eventually ceased operating]

Chardzhou Airline   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Hazar Avia   

Status : Active

Dates :

2008* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Khazar Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1992 - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : NCAA >Khazar Air >>Turkmenistan Airlines
Comments : Khazar Air commenced operations in May1940 as a local Aeroflot divicion known as NCAA. in Krasnovodsk. The city's name was changed in 1992 to Turkmenbashy and the airline was renamed Khazar. [Turkmenistan Airlines is the national carrier of Turkmenistan. It operated under 3 divisions, Askal Air, Khazar Air & Lebap Air but are all under the same umbrella. Initially formed as Akhal Turkmenistan. Eventually ceased operating]

Lebap Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1998* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Turkmenistan Airlines
Comments : [Turkmenistan Airlines is the national carrier of Turkmenistan. It operated under 3 divisions, Askal Air, Khazar Air & Lebap Air but are all under the same umbrella. Initially formed as Akhal Turkmenistan. Eventually ceased operating]

Turkmenistan Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Airline Code : T5 : TUA
Genealogy : >Turkmenistan Airlines
Comments : The State national service Turkmenistan Airlines was founded in 04May1992 & operations started on 30Jun1992 [Turkmenistan Airlines is the national carrier of Turkmenistan. It operated under 3 divisions, Askal Air, Khazar Air & Lebap Air but are all under the same umbrella. Initially formed as Akhal Turkmenistan. Eventually ceased operating]
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