Air Astana enhances its international network and expands fleet

Air Astana enhances its international network and expands fleet

Air Astana is launching new flights from Astana to two destinations in Russia – Tyumen and Kazan. The new Astana – Tyumen route commences on June 2, 2018 and will operate three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The flight will be served by an Embraer E190 with nine Business Class and 88 Economy Class seats. The Flight duration from Astana to Tyumen is 1h 40min and the return flight is 1h 30min. Lead in fares start at $205 US for a round trip in Economy Class and $475 US for return flight in Business Class (prices may vary due to currency fluctuations). Tickets can be purchased at www.airastana.com, by calling Air Astana Call Centre or from the airline’s ticketing offices.

Air Astana offers convenient connections for international passengers travelling from Frankfurt, London, Paris, Kiev, Istanbul, Tbilisi, Delhi, Tashkent, Bishkek, Baku and Beijing flying to Tyumen via Astana. The airline’s international passengers with long transfers in Astana are offered Air Astana’s Stopover Holidays programme that includes hotel accommodation for one night with breakfast and airport transfers included for $1US. For more information on Air Astana Stopover Holidays please click here

Air Astana’s second new route: Astana – Kazan, commences on June 3, 2018. The new flight will operate on Sundays and will be served by an Airbus A320 and Embraer E190 aircraft. The new service supplements the existing Almaty – Kazan flight, which operates twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. The flight duration from Astana to Kazan is 2h 35min and the return flight is 2h 20min. Ticket prices start at $218 US for a round trip in Economy Class and $618 US for a return flight in Business Class (prices may vary due to currency fluctuations). The airline offers convenient connections for international passengers travelling from Beijing, Delhi, Tashkent and Bishkek.

This latest network expansion coincides with the delivery of the airline’s second Airbus A321neo. Air Astana took delivery of the aircraft on June 2. The new aircraft offers 179 (Business 28/Economy 151) seats in a two-class layout. Similar to its first A321neo, this aircraft is equipped with an in-seat IFE system. The aircraft will be operated on Air Astana’s domestic and international routes including flights to Russia, Georgia, Turkey, UAE, Central Asia and China. In total the airline has ordered 17 A320neo family aircraft with the first (A320neo) and second (A321neo) having been delivered. The remaining 14 aircraft are to be delivered within the next two years enabling Air Astana to operate one of the youngest fleets in the world.