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Air Astana

Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, operates flights to over 60 domestic and international routes. The company was incorporated in late 2001 and commenced operations on 15 May 2002. The Air Astana fleet consists of Boeing 767, 757, Airbus A319, A320, A320neo, A321 and Embraer 190 aircraft. Air Astana became the first carrier from Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (the CIS) and Eastern Europe to be awarded the prestigious 4-Star rating by Skytrax at its World Airline Awards 2012 and was also named ‘The Best Airline in Central Asia and India’ that year. Both achievements were repeated in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and in 2017.

[Movie + pictures] Runway excursion for Air Astana Airbus A320 at Astana Airport, left engine damaged

An Air Astana Airbus A320 (P4-KBB) experienced a runway excursion on landing at Astana Airport on Tuesday 22 May, flight KC352 from Shymkent carried...

Air Astana to offer passengers in-flight broadband speed connectivity

Kazakh carrier installs Rockwell Collins/Inmarsat GX Aviation system on Boeing 767 fleet Passengers flying on Air Astana are now able to experience high-speed broadband In-Flight...

AerCap confirms placement of five Embraer E190-E2 jets to Air Astana

AerCap announced it has confirmed placement of five Embraer E190-E2 jets to Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan. The aircraft, on long term...

Air Astana takes delivery of the first Airbus A320neo delivered in a CIS country

First A320neo delivered in the CIS Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320neo at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse in the...