ASTANA -- Kazakhstan has plans to launch several non-stop flights connecting its provinces to other countries, according to Kazakhstan's Investments and Development Ministry, Kazinform reported Tuesday (February 6).
The planned flights include one between Atyrau and Frankfurt, Germany, that will begin operating March 26, according to a Facebook post by the ministry's Civil Aviation Committee.
The Airbus A321 flights will operate "twice a week on Mondays and Fridays", according to the statement.
The project's goal is to provide surplus hydro-electric power from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan and Pakistan during the summer months.
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