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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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Status Operating Dates

Akhal Turkmenistan   

Renamed 1999* - 1999*

^ 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]

^ Genealogy : >Turkmenistan Airlines

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Askal Air   

Renamed 1998* - 1999*

^ 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]

^ Genealogy : >Turkmenistan Airlines

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Chardzhou Airline   

Inactive 1998* - 1999

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Hazar Avia   

Active 2008* - date

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Khazar Air   

Renamed 1992 - 2002*

^ 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]

^ Genealogy : NCAA >Khazar Air >>Turkmenistan Airlines

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Lebap Air   

Renamed 1998* - 1999*

^ 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]

^ Genealogy : >Turkmenistan Airlines

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Turkmenistan Airlines   

Active 1992 - date

^ 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]

^ Genealogy : >Turkmenistan Airlines

^ Airline Code : T5 : TUA

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