Uzbekistan Airways launched 2X-weekly Tashkent-Riga-New York JFK Boeing 787-8 services, replacing a 767-300ER on the route, May 18. The Uzbekistan flag carrier plans to eliminate the stop in Latvian capital Riga in July. The airline took delivery of its first 787-8 in August 2016, which started commercial operations Sept. 5, 2016. It has two 787-8s in service, which operates from Tashkent International Airport to Dubai, Delhi, Tel Aviv, Istanbul Ataturk, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and ...

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