Air KG (Bishkek) has commenced scheduled charter flights between Bishkek and the resort town of Karakol Central Asian Aero News has reported.

The service will run for the duration of the winter season and is aimed at skiers and snowboarders.

Service is onboard the carrier's VIP-configured 17-seater Yak-40.

Aside from its Yak-40 operations, the Kyrgyz carrier also carries out flights for government officials using Tu-154M equipment.