Air Astana News
Air Astana to launch Maldives connections next month
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 to cut flights on government orders
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,
Air Astana to launch new Frankfurt connection next month
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.
Air Astana to return to Frankfurt tomorrow
Air Astana will resume direct flights from Kazakhstani capital Nur-Sultan to Frankfurt tomorrow. Services will initially be operated four-times a week, increasing to a daily departure next month.
Air Astana to restart domestic connections on Friday
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 seeks to insulate Kazakhstan from coronavirus
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 to debut Mumbai connections in June
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.
Air Astana reports increase in profits for 2019
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.
Air Astana to launch second Paris connection next summer
Air Astana has unveiled plans for a new service from Paris to Almaty, with the route set to launch in June. The flights will operate three times a week using the carrier’s new Airbus A321LR, which entered revenue service on the Air Astana network last month.
Dubai Air Show 2019: Air Astana orders 30 Boeing 737 Max planes
Air Astana intends to order 30 Boeing 737 Max 8 planes to serve as the backbone of its new low-cost airline FlyArystan. The Kazakh flag-carrier and Boeing announced the deal at the Dubai Air Show.
Air Astana takes delivery of first Airbus A321LR
Air Astana has taken delivery of the first of seven Airbus A321LR (long-range) aircraft under an operating lease agreement with Air Lease Corporation of the United States. The remaining six aircraft scheduled for delivery over the next 12 to 18 months, depending on Airbus’ production capacity in Hamburg.
Air Astana and S7 Airlines expand codeshare deal
Air Astana and S7 Airlines have strengthened their cooperation by signing a codeshare agreement for flights between Russia and Kazakhstan. Effective immediately, Air Astana flights from its hubs at Nur-Sultan and Almaty, to Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg now carry the code of S7 Airlines.