DUSHANBE, July 26, 2011, Asia-Plus -- Tajik air company, Somon Air, is launching an international air route from Dushanbe to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

According to the company press center, it will be once-weekly service – on Wednesdays.  The first flight will be operated on August 24.  A ticket for the flight costs 110 euros.  

Somon Air is an airline based in Dushanbe.  It is Tajikistan''s first private airline.  Somon Air is also the first airline in Tajikistan to launch an online booking system. The airline uses the Boeing 737 in its fleet.

Somon Air now operates to the following destinations: China (Urumqi); Germany (Frankfurt am Main); Kazakhstan (Almaty); Russia (Khanty-Mansisysk, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow, Orenburg, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Nizhnevartovsk, Novosibirsk and Yekaterinburg); Saudi Arabia (Jeddah); Tajikistan (Khujand); Turkey (Istanbul); Ukraine (Simferopol); and the United Arab Emirates (Dubai).