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Somon Air

17 reviews
Headquarters: Mirzo Mastongulov 40, Dushanbe 734012 Tajikistan 011 992 44 640 4040 Website
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  • Legroom
    Seat Comfort
  • Customer Service
    Value for Money
  • Cleanliness
    Check-in and Boarding
  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
569 reviews
342 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
Thank JeLundgren
Zurich, Switzerland
Level 6 Contributor
998 reviews
635 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...

Asia Economy Almaty - Dushanbe

Thank saronic
Oslo, Norway
Level 6 Contributor
1,379 reviews
342 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...

International Economy St. Petersburg - Dushanbe

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
42 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
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
Thank Catherine E
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
34 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
Thank youattec
Level 6 Contributor
225 reviews
67 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
1 Thank Jtjkz
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
59 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

From the aircraft voos condition ( new) , tô a well designed cabin, the service was great. I had the oportunity to fly with Somon Air several times and being a world traveller, I can tell that bussines class of this airline can count with my presence.

International Business Class Dushanbe - Frankfurt
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New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
49 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Plane is a bit old and refurbished, but good enough for short flights. Food is terrible and not fresh. Service is friendly.

Asia Economy Almaty - Dushanbe
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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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