A solemn welcoming ceremony for the first Ashgabat-Milan flight took place at Malpensa Airport


The first flight of the Turkmenistan Airlines aircraft on the route Ashgabat - Milan was solemnly welcomed at Malpensa airport.

The ceremony was attended by the Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Italy Toily Komekov, employees of Turkmenistan Airlines, representatives of the authorities of Milan and Malpensa Airport, as well as employees of Italian companies. The speakers noted the importance of the launch of direct passenger transportation between Turkmenistan and Italy in the development of all areas of cooperation.

The first passengers were greeted at the ramp by children and girls in national Turkmen costumes with the traditional treat “pishme”.

Turkmenistan Airlines, together with Malpensa Airport, organized a sweet table and lunch for the first passengers.

The main decoration of the table was a cake depicting the first Ashgabat-Milan flight.

Turkmenistan, participant of the ceremony Kerim Nuryev notes:

“We are very pleased to open such direct passenger services. Here, in Milan, many of our compatriots study and work, and now we will all be able to visit our homeland more often! In addition, great opportunities are opening up for more active development of Turkmen-Italian partnership relations.”