Expo 2017 News

Breaking Travel News investigates: Expo 2017, Astana

Breaking Travel News investigates: Expo 2017, Astana

29 June 2017 Focus

Expo 2017 is underway in Astana, capital of the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan. As part of a tour of the country with flag-carrier Air Astana, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here visits the show and assesses its impact on tourism in this fast developing destination.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Air Astana

Breaking Travel News investigates: Air Astana

28 June 2017 Focus

With Kazakhstan seeking to build its global profile with the hosting of Expo 2017, national flag-carrier Air Astana is taking its chance in the spotlight. Here Breaking Travel News examines the growing airline and asks if a bright future may be just around the corner.

Expo 2017 opens in Kazakhstan

Expo 2017 opens in Kazakhstan

11 June 2017 Videos

Nursultan Äbishulliy Nazarbayev, president of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has officially opened Expo 2017. With five million visitors expected to visit the site over the coming months, the Expo will be one of the biggest tourism events on earth.

Finnair adds new departure to Astana ahead of Expo 2017

Finnair adds new departure to Astana ahead of Expo 2017

Finnair has announced that it will add a new short-haul route to Astana, Kazakhstan for the summer 2017 season. The award-winning airline will operate two weekly flights between Helsinki and Astana, from June 20th until August 11th, with travellers from the UK able to take advantage of the new route to visit the 2017 World Expo which starts in the Kazakh capital in June 2017.

Latest countries added to Expo 2017 exhibitor list

Latest countries added to Expo 2017 exhibitor list

15 September 2016 Travel Events News

More than 100 countries have already confirmed their participation in Expo 2017. Ukraine, South Africa, the Dominican Republic and the Republic of Colombia have been added to the list of participating countries that will show their achievements in renewable power generation at the event in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Air Astana launches Astana Expo 2017 livery overhaul

Air Astana launches Astana Expo 2017 livery overhaul

An Air Astana Embraer 190 has become one of the first of 30 aircraft in the fleet to feature the distinctive Astana Expo 2017 logo on both sides of the fuselage. “Astana Expo 2017 will strongly focus on the eco-friendly energy, with exhibitors in the fields of demand, innovation and practical solutions expected to take a high profile at the event,” said Peter Foster, president, Air Astana.

Air Astana signs on as Expo 2017 partner

Air Astana signs on as Expo 2017 partner

Astana EXPO 2017 has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, to become a partner in the exhibition. Under the deal the airline will hold the exclusive status of Official Air Carrier of EXPO 2017. The official signing ceremony was held in Astana earlier, with the signatories being Astana EXPO 2017 chairman, Akhmetzhan Yesimov, and Air Astana president, Peter Foster.