Air Astana will inaugurate new services between Kazakhstan and Montenegro on June 9th. Flights to Podgorica, Montenegro’s capital, will operate from Nur-Sultan on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
FlyArystan has taken delivery of two additional Airbus A320s, with the expanded fleet of nine aircraft having an average age of seven years.
Air Astana will resume direct flights between Almaty and Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, on March 16th. Services will be operating three times a week, on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
The Kazakhstan flag-carrier has restored flights to Moscow, Dubai, Tashkent, Frankfurt, Seoul, Bishkek, Kiev, Istanbul, Antalya and Sharm El Sheikh in recent months.
Air Astana will begin operations to the Maldives twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays from December 5th. There will also be an additional Monday flight from December 21st.
Air Astana will cut a number of flights in the coming weeks on the orders of the ministry of health. The number of flights to Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Ukraine and Germany will be cut,
Initially twice a week, the frequencies increase to three a week from October 26th on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and will be operated using the new Airbus A321LR.
As the aviation fightback from the coronavirus shutdown continues to gather pace, Air Astana has said it will resume scheduled flights between Almaty and Nur-Sultan starting May 1st.
Air Astana has made a number of flight schedule changes resulting from the global spread of the coronavirus. The action has been taken in accordance with measures introduced by the ministry of health of the republic of Kazakhstan.
Air Astana will launch services between Almaty and India’s commercial centre, Mumbai, on June 1st. Flights will be operated four times a week using Airbus A320, with a sector time of 4.5 hours in each direction.
The flag-carrier of Kazakhstan saw profits rise to US$30 million in 2019, but stated flight restrictions in China could hamper its development this year.