Tajikistan first privately owned air company, Somon Air, has increased the number of flights on the air route connecting Dushanbe and Khujand, the capital of the northern province of Sughd.    

The Somon Air press center says that beginning on December 16, the airline will operate flights from Dushanbe to Khujand daily.   

This is reportedly not the first such practice of increasing the frequency of flights on this route in winter period.  

Every year in winter period, the airline increases the frequency of flights between Dushanbe and Khujand so that residents of the two cities have the opportunity to reach their destination in a timely and safe manner.  

The company will use Being 737 to use flights on this air route.  

Somon Air is the first private airline in Tajikistan with an office headquartered in Dushanbe.  The airline operations are based at Dushanbe International Airport.  The airline started operating on February 5, 2008 with regular flights to Moscow and Dubai.  Somon Air also serves as the official carrier of the President of Tajikistan and other Tajikistan high-ranking officials

Somon Air is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).  Somon Air's fleet consists of Boeing 737-800 and 737-900 family aircraft. The company is focused on expanding the route network of air transportation and the fleet, and currently operates regular flights from Tajikistan to Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Turkiye, China, Iran, India, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.