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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.

Low-cost FlyArystan of Kazakhstan partners with Kiwi.com

FlyArystan, a low-cost airline based in Kazakhstan and a subsidiary of the country's leading airline Air Astana, has partnered with travel tech company Kiwi.com...

Air Astana resumes direct flights to Germany

Air Astana will resume direct flights from Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan to Frankfurt on 18th August 2020, with services initially being operated four times a...

Air Astana announces intent to buy 30 Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes for low-cost subsidiary FlyArystan

Air Astana intends to order 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aeroplanes to serve as the backbone of its new low-cost airline FlyArystan, the Kazakh...

Air Astana presents its first Airbus A321LR aircraft at ceremony in Nur-Sultan

Air Astana of Kazakhstan presented its first Airbus A321 Long Range (LR) ‘Super Arrow’ aircraft at a ceremony held in the airline’s technical centre...

Air Lease Corporation announces delivery of new Airbus A321-200neo LR aircraft to Air Astana

On September 20, 2019, Air Lease Corporation (“ALC”) announced the delivery of one new Airbus A321-200neo LR aircraft on long-term lease to Air Astana.This...

Air Astana records USD 5.3 million net profit in 2018 on higher revenues, higher costs

Air Astana has declared an unaudited net profit for 2018 of USD 5.3 million, driven by higher revenues and higher jet fuel costs. Total...

Air Astana’s first Embraer E2 arrives in Kazakhstan

The first of five new E190-E2s joined Air Astana’s fleet at a delivery event at the airline’s base in Astana on 15 December. The...

Air Astana Embraer ERJ-190LR from Alverca Airport, Portugal declared a “mayday” with loss of instruments

On 11 November, an Air Astana Embraer ERJ-190LR (P4-KCJ) from Alverca Airport, Portugal and performing a first flight - after six weeks of maintenance...

[Video + 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 fleetPassengers 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 CISAir Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320neo at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse in the...

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