Air Astana is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first commercial flight from Almaty to Nur-Sultan. The airline has announced the significant progress achieved since those early days, having maintained its independence and never calling upon external support, despite numerous macro-economic shocks over two decades.
Air Astana will launch direct services from Nur-Sultan and Almaty to Heraklion, capital of the Greek island of Crete on 1 June 2022.
Air Astana has resumed its twice-weekly service from London Heathrow to Nur-Sultan today. Flights from the capital of Kazakhstan will operate on Saturdays and Wednesdays using an Airbus A321LR aircraft.
The services will initially be operated using Embraer E190-E2 aircraft twice a week on Wednesdays and Sundays, with an additional two frequencies on Mondays and Fridays commencing in December.
Air Astana has unveiled plans to resume direct flights from Nur-Sultan, capital of Kazakhstan, to London Heathrow. The service will return on September 18th.
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.