Somon Air A Modern Take on Tajikistan

Air travel is essential in nation in an often forgotten corner of Central Asia. Sebastian Schmitz flies to the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, to learn more about the country’s biggest commercial carrier.

Somon Air is named after the founding father of Tajikistan, Ismail Somoni
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Somon Air cabin crew pose for the camera in front of one of the carrier’s Boeing 737s.

A favourite subject among obscure pub quiz trivia, Tajikistan is one of the lesser known countries of Central Asia. But this relatively undiscovered, landlocked nation has plenty to offer the outside world.

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