Turkmenistan at the flight altitude: new magazine for air passengers
âLachinâ (âFalconâ) is the name of glossy, full-color and illustrated publication, which became a nice surprise for passengers of aircrafts with the emblem of falcon on its board. It is noteworthy that new magazine - the first national product of âinflightâ format, i.e. specially intended for reading in flight will appear in the jubilee year for âTurkmenhowayollaryâ: in 2012, the State Civil Aviation Department observed the 20th anniversary since its foundation.
To date, the national airlines carry 57.5 thousand passengers monthly on 15 international directions and 90 thousand passengers monthly on inner routes. Wide audience, whose diversity of interests was taken into account in substantial content of the magazine, will be provided for free of charge magazine, which will be available not only on board the plane, but also in the halls for official delegations, VIP zones of Turkmenistanâs airports. This publication includes the related items of popular articles about Turkmenistan as well as about those countries the Turkmen airplanes fly to. They cover wide range of topics, including journey, business, cultural traditions, heritage and modern art of the Turkmen and other people of the world.
Main theme of the first number of âLachinâ magazine became Akhaltele horses. Here, it is fascinatingly told about history and distinctive characteristics of the legendary breed, famous racers, which entered into history of the world equestrian sport. Particular attention was paid to the present day of pedigree horse breeding in Turkmenistan, modern equestrian sport complexes in our country. This panorama is supplemented with sketch about amazing jewelry articles for horses. From time immemorial, the Turkmen strived to decorate the horses finely and richly, particularly in the days of holidays and solemnities.
Business pages of the magazine in this issue are devoted to the development of oil and gas industry of Turkmenistan. Focus of the publication is concentrated on favorable possibilities, opening for expansion of international cooperation with Turkmenistan in the sphere of fuel-energy complex, possessing colossal potential. It is also widely disclosed the prospects of our country as key player on the global energy market, and it is particularly topical on the threshold of the representative international forum âOil and gas of Turkmenistan â 2012â to be held in Ashgabat in the middle of November. It is expected that this forum will host nearly 700 delegates from 40 countries.
The readers of magazine can also make a trip to Ancient Merv, familiarize with its outstanding sights and âbiographyâ. Surely, the article about Ashgabat as the place for holding of upcoming V Asian Indoor Games and Martial Arts in 2017 will be of particular interest for foreign readers. Owing to it, it will be possible to know a lot about sport life of Turkmenistan, its tendencies and really Olympic prospects. In the sport section, it is also given a review of most prestigious equestrian sport competitions of the world, including the Parisian Tournament âArc de triompheâ, where the rider from Turkmenistan made his dÃ©but as well.
In continuation of the topic about main city of the country, there is reportage from the Main National Museum of Turkmenistan, unique artifacts and historical rarities of its richest collection, keeping the evidences of glorious past of the Turkmen.
The issue is completed with range of specialized information, which gives an opinion about history of civil aviation in Turkmenistan and present day of the national airline, as well as air flotilla of the country and map of routes of the Turkmen airlines, tables of international and local flights, conditions of baggage transportation and safety regulations, services and etc. In a word, it is possible to find everything, which will needed for traveler, who enjoys the services of âTurkmenhowayollaryâ, up to the list of foreign embassies accredited to Turkmenistan and embassies of Turkmenistan in abroad with essential contact information.
State News Agency of Turkmenistan (TDH)