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FlyArystan prepares for launch in Kazakhstan

FlyArystan prepares for launch in Kazakhstan

1 April 2019 Airline News

FlyArystan, the brand-new Eurasian low fare airline from Kazakh flag-carrier, Air Astana, is on the final countdown to the launch of services in May. Inaugural domestic routes from Almaty International Airport will depart for Taraz and Uralsk.

Air Astana receives first Embraer E190-E2

Air Astana receives first Embraer E190-E2

4 December 2018 Airline News

The first next generation Embraer E190-E2 was delivered to Air Astana earlier at Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport. This is the first of five Embraer E190-E2 aircraft scheduled to be delivered to Air Astana following an order originally placed in August 2017. 

Air Astana goes daily on London route

Air Astana goes daily on London route

26 February 2018 Airline News

Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, will offer daily, non-stop flights from Nazarbayev International airport in Astana to London Heathrow from June 1st. The additional frequencies, on Wednesdays and Fridays, are already available for sale.

Air Astana returns to profit after 2016 blip

Air Astana returns to profit after 2016 blip

2 February 2018 Airline News

Air Astana posted a profit of US$39 million in 2017, returning to profit after its first ever loss in 2016. The airline recorded passenger growth of 12 per cent and revenue growth of 22 per cent in 2017, after seeing both fall in 2015 and 2016 following the devaluation of the Kazakh Tenge in mid-2015.

Air Astana brings on-board Wi-Fi to Boeing 767 fleet

Air Astana brings on-board Wi-Fi to Boeing 767 fleet

Air Astana has completed the installation of an in-flight broadband communication system across the Boeing 767 fleet. The new service is available to both business and economy class passengers, who can now connect to the internet, use various applications for instant messaging, social networks, listen to audio and check mail through personal computers, tablets and smartphones.

Air Astana welcomes first Airbus A321neo to fleet

Air Astana welcomes first Airbus A321neo to fleet

5 January 2018 Airline News

Air Astana has taken delivery of the first A321neo at the Airbus facility in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft is on an operating lease from Aercap, with the deal including two further A321neo and one A320neo aircraft for delivery planned in 2018.