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Somon Air


20 reviews
Headquarters: Mirzo Mastongulov 40, Dushanbe 734012 Tajikistan 011 992 44 640 4040 Website
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    Check-in and Boarding
  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WARNING! This is the crappiest airline among all. Pay a bit extra and fly with a more reputable and decent airline (Turkish Airlines, for instance). Somon Air treats you as garbage. I had a flight from Dushanbe to St. Petersburg with Somon Air, departure time 06:30, in the morning. I arrived at the airport more than two hours ahead, just...

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International Economy Dushanbe - St. Petersburg

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Arrived today from Dubai to Dushanbe on Somon Air and they have lost our laggage. We are here for 2 weeks holiday and we had everything for 3 of us in there and now don't know what to do. We have spoken to few people in Somon Air but no luck. No one is showing interest at all while we...

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International Economy Dubai - Dushanbe

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1 Thank Roukhchona H
Moscow, Russia
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I have been little bit scared by comments about Somon Air before flight, but actually, aircraft was in a good condition, sits are comfortable, no delay, careful personnel, big and tasty halal meal, toilets was clean. Online registration is unavailable, registration and laggage dropp-off at the airport organised in the eastern manner: there no organised line, people waiting in a...

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International Economy Moscow - Dushanbe

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
646 reviews
363 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Excellent airline that cost the same as a LCC but actually have service and food for free onboard. The flight from dubai to dushanbe was on time both ways. Comfortable seats and declinable chairs.

International Economy Dubai - Dushanbe
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Zurich, Switzerland
Level 6 Contributor
1,063 reviews
731 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Check-In at Almaty airport's Somon Air counter was very friendly and efficient. It all went very fast. Unfortunately afterwards one gets stuck at the most ridiculous passport exit control I have seen anywhere. I had to wait for about 50 minutes to get through and that was even before security. The flight itself was pleasant, the B737-800 with enough legroom...

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Asia Economy Almaty - Dushanbe

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Oslo, Norway
Level 6 Contributor
1,464 reviews
368 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017

It was a pleasant flight, but strangely organised that we were served Food in the middle of the flight in stead of the time closing to arriving in Dushabne. Most of the other passengers were workers on their way back home from Russia. No Entertainment, but that is O.K. With a flight which lasts 5 hours from 1 a.m. in...

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International Economy St. Petersburg - Dushanbe

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
45 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Very bad organized airlines, dedicated mainly for country officials and friends of crew. If you do not want to loose your psychic, do not use them. To be positive, they have quite new planes and food is acceptable.

International Economy Dubai - Dushanbe
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Thank Vladiape
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Amazing take off out of Dushanbe with snow-covered mountains on each side. Very good service, friendly smartly dressed staff, clean plane and good movies for the short distance. A very good airline to develop Tajikistan's tourism industry.

International Economy Dushanbe - Istanbul
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Thank Catherine E
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
35 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Bare bones flight with forgettable service and terrible food by the lowest standards. Unfortunately there are almost no other options from Dushanbe, so Somon Air it will be in the future I suppose...

International Economy Dushanbe - Istanbul
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Thank youattec
Level 6 Contributor
230 reviews
70 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Safety is ok. Relative new 737/900 ER. Service ok but meal not interesting. Ticket relative expensive compared to other flights of same length

International Economy Dushanbe - Istanbul
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About Somon Air
Tajikistan's first private airline, Somon Air (SZ) is headquartered in Dushanbe and operates from a base at Dushanbe International Airport (DYU). The carrier began flight operations in 2008 and now flies to 20 destinations in China, Germany, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Somon Air has a fleet of six aircraft. Its four Boeing 737-300 and Boeing 737-800 planes are configured with a single Economy Class cabin, while its two Boeing 737-900ER planes have both Business Class and Economy Class cabins.
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