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  • 11 Apr 2014

    Air Astana Cleared By The European Union To Expand European Services
    Air Astana is now free to increase frequencies on existing European routes and also to plan for new destinations following today's lifting of restrictions previously imposed by the European Union.
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  • 28 Mar 2014

    The Air Astana Fleet Receives A New Airbus A320
    Air Astana has taken delivery of its new Airbus A320, on an operating lease.
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  • 17 Mar 2014

    Air Astana Passenger Numbers Grow by 13.5% in 2013
    Air Astana's passenger numbers grew by 13.5% to 3.7 million in 2013 and the airline also carried a record 20,000 tons of cargo during the year.
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  • 10 Feb 2014

    Air Astana Takes Delivery of Its New Airbus A320
    Air Astana’s fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft has grown to eight, following the latest delivery on the 8th of February.
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  • 29 Jan 2014

    Air Astana Seeking Engineers
    With its fleet of Airbus, Boeing and Embraer aircraft growing rapidly, Air Astana is keen to recruit new engineers and technicians to maintain the fleet.
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  • 25 Dec 2013

    Air Astana Takes Delivery of Eighth Embraer E-190 Airliner
    Air Astana’s fleet of Embraer E-190 airliners has grown to eight aircraft following the latest delivery on 23th December. The aircraft will be operated on both domestic routes and regional services to the CIS and Caucasus. The first Embraer E-190 joined the Air Astana fleet in March 2011.
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  • 4 Dec 2013

    Air Astana Completes Delivery of New Airbus A320 Fleet
    Air Astana has taken delivery of the last of six new Airbus A320s, with the newest aircraft being the third to be equipped with Sharklet winglets and configured in a 16 business class / 132 economy class configuration.
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  • 16 Oct 2013

    Air Astana Launches Kazakhstan Stopover Holiday Program
    Air Astana Holidays, a division of Kazakhstan’s award winning flag carrier, Air Astana, has launched a new Astana & Almaty Stopover Holiday program designed to attract increased numbers of international visitors to Kazakhstan, as well as more transit passengers breaking their journeys in Astana and Almaty, before flying on to other Air Astana destinations.
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  • 30 Sep 2013

    Air Astana to Launch New Direct Service from Astana to London
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, will launch a new weekly flight between London Heathrow and Astana on 29th October 2013, bringing the number of services between Kazakhstan and the British capital to three per week.
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  • 17 Sep 2013

    Air Astana Conducts Day of Knowledge Campaign in Four Cities
    In honor of the Day of Knowledge and beginning of the academic year, Air Astana has presented sports and playing equipment worth a 7 million tenge to specialized child care institutions in Almaty, Taldykorgan, Atyrau and Shymkent.
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  • 13 Sep 2013

    Air Astana Passes Fourth IATA Operational Safety Audit
    Air Astana has once again demonstrated its compliance with global safety standards by successfully passing the International Air Transport Association's Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) for the fourth time.
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  • 9 Sep 2013

    Air Astana Takes Delivery of Second Airbus A320 with Sharklets
    Air Astana has taken delivery of a second Airbus A320 equipped with Sharklet winglets that boost fuel efficiency.
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  • 17 Jul 2013

    Air Astana Passenger Numbers Increase by 11% in 2013 First Half Year
    Air Astana increased its passenger numbers by 11% over the corresponding period last year, to 1.698 million.
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  • 19 Jun 2013

    Air Astana Celebrates Skytrax Awards Success at 50th Paris Airshow
    Air Astana, the Kazakhstan flag carrier, is celebrating at the 50th Paris Airshow after once again achieving a Skytrax 4 Star rating and being named as the Best Airline in Central Asia and India at the 2013 World Airline Awards ceremony yesterday.
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  • 17 Jun 2013

    Air Astana Displays Embraer E-190 at 50th Paris Airshow
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan's flag carrier, is taking a high profile at the 50th Paris Airshow, with it's newest Embraer E-190 airliner on display in the static area.
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  • 3 Jun 2013

    Air Astana and Turkish Airlines Sign a Codeshare Agreement
    Air Astana and Turkish Airlines, Skytrax award-winning carriers from Central Asia and Europe, have signed a codeshare agreement on routes between Kazakhstan and Turkey.
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  • 15 May 2013

    Air Astana Marks Eleventh Anniversary
    Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, has marked the eleventh anniversary of its first flight from Almaty to Astana on 15th May 2002.
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  • 6 May 2013

    Air Astana Takes Delivery of its First Sharklet Equipped A320
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with Airbus’ Sharklet fuel saving wing-tip devices.
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  • 23 Apr 2013

    Air Astana Establishes a New Direct Flight from Astana to Bishkek
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier launches new non stop flight from Astana to Bishkek effective from April 23, 2013.
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  • 16 Apr 2013

    Air Astana Launches a New Service from Astana to Orenburg
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s Skytrax award winning carrier will launch a new nonstop flight from Astana to Orenburg in southern Russia today.
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  • 1 Apr 2013

    Air Astana Launches New Atyrau – Moscow Service
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s award winning flag carrier, launched a new non-stop service from Atyrau, in western Kazakhstan, to Moscow on 1st April 2013.
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  • 1 Apr 2013

    Air Astana Launches New Services from Almaty and Astana to Kiev
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s Skytrax award winning flag carrier, announces launch of new services from its major hubs Astana and Almaty to Kiev.
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  • 20 Mar 2013

    Air Astana Names Its Aircraft after National Artiste – Amina Umurzakova
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s Skytrax award winning flag carriertook delivery of a new Embraer 190, which soon will serve domestic and regional flights.
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  • 18 Mar 2013

    Air Astana Increases Frequencies from Almaty to Hong Kong
    Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, increased the frequency of its service between Almaty and Hong Kong on 17th March 2013.
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  • 7 Mar 2013

    Air Astana and Turkish Airlines Sign a Letter of Intent to Establish a Codeshare Agreement
    Air Astana and Turkish Airlines have completed the first step towards a wide-ranging co-operation, including a codeshare agreement on routes operated by both carriers between Kazakhstan and Turkey.
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  • 8 Feb 2013

    Air Astana’s Grows by 14% in 2012, Continues Expansion in 2013
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s principal airline, grew its revenues by 16% to $870 million and its capacity by 14% in 2012.
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  • 4 January 2013

    Air Astana Expands Asian Network with Vietnam Launch
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s Skytrax award winning flag carrier, continues to expand its Asian network and will launch a new service from Almaty to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam today
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  • 20 December 2012

    Air Astana Celebrates Delivery of First Two Owned Airbus Aircraft
    Air Astana is marking Kazakhstan’s Independence Day, with the official presentation of its first two owned A321 aircraft at a celebratory event in Almaty today.
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  • 29 Nov 2012

    Air Astana Phases Out Fokker 50 Turboprop Fleet
    Air Astana continues to phase out the fleet of Fokker 50 turboprops, with the last two aircraft scheduled to be returned to the lessor in January 2013.
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  • 28 Nov 2012

    First Owned Air Astana Airbus Aircraft Arrives in Kazakhstan
    The first Airbus A321 aircraft purchased by Air Astana has arrived in Almaty today, on 28th November 2012, in time to mark celebration of the First President.
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  • 2 Nov 2012

    Air Astana Takes Delivery of First Owned Aircraft
    Air Astana has taken delivery of its first owned aircraft, with a new Embraer 190 arriving in Almaty International Airport on 1st November 2012.
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  • 22 Oct 2012

    Air Astana to Launch Almaty – Ho Chi Minh City Service
    Air Astana will launch a new service from Almaty to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 2nd January 2013.
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  • 27 Sep 2012

    The Aircraft Named after Dina Nurpeissova
    Air Astana’s fifth Embraer 190 was named after famous Kazakh female composer – Dina Nurpeisova
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  • 18 Sep 2012

    Air Astana: 10 Years of Success in Russia
    Air Astana, the Kazakh national carrier, marks 10 years of successful operation in the Russian market this month.
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  • 17 Sep 2012

    Air Astana “Dreams on Wings” Children’s Charity Programme Arranges Experience Flights and Donates Playgrounds
    Children in Karaganda, Ust-Kamenogorsk and Semey benefit from recent activities.
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  • 27 Aug 2012

    Air Astana Connects Capitals: New Direct Flight between Astana and Beijing
    Air Astana launches a twice weekly flight Astana – Beijing direct flight commencing 25th August 2012.
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  • 21 Aug 2012

    Air Astana Increases Frequencies from Almaty to Delhi
    Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, increases frequencies between Almaty and Delhi as of 21st August 2012.
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  • 13 Aug 2012

    Air Astana Congratulates Kazakhstan’s Olympic Champions for Deserved Victories in London
    Air Astana congratulates Kazakhstan’s gold medal winners after their stunning victories at the Olympic Games in London.
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  • 10 Aug 2012

    Air Astana Increases 2012 First Half Revenues by 13%, Stays Profitable in Tough Conditions
    Kazakhstan’s Air Astana saw its revenues grow by 13% to $394 million, matched by a similar increase in passenger numbers, although net profit declined to $4.95 million.
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  • 26 July 2012

    Air Astana Increases Frequencies to Urumqi
    Air Astana services between Almaty and Urumqi, Western China, will increase from three times a week to daily service with effect from 1st August 2012, whist services from Astana to Urumqi will increase from twice weekly to four times a week with effect from 17th September 2012.
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  • 26 July 2012

    Hong Kong and Kazakhstan Come Closer with Visa Free Travel
    With effect from today, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passport holders can enjoy a 14 day visa free visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan and Kazakh nationals can similarly spend 14 days in Hong Kong on a visa free basis.
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  • 16 July 2012

    Air Astana launches new service from Astana to Omsk
    Air Astana launches a new scheduled service from Astana to Omsk, Russia on 16th July. Flights to this major Siberian industrial and transportation centre will be operated by Fokker-50 twice weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays.
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  • 16 July 2012

    Air Astana Named the Best Airline in Central and South Asia
    Air Astana was named the Best Airline in Central / South Asia at the 2012 World Airline Awards held at Farnborough Air Show in the UK last week.
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  • 20 June 2012

    Air Astana Presents Awards to Civil Aviation Academy of Almaty Engineering Graduates
    Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan has presented awards to the first graduates of Almaty’s Civil Aviation Academy (CAA), who passed the aircraft engineering and maintenance course under a joint programme first launched in 2011.
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  • 19 June 2012

    Air Astana Increases Frequencies to Tbilisi, Georgia
    Air Astana introduces the fourth weekly frequency between Tbilisi and Almaty from the June 19th, 2012.
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  • 13 June 2012

    Air Astana Launches New Service from Astana to Saint Petersburg
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s international flag carrier launched its eighth route to Russia today, with the introduction of a new twice weekly service from the capital, Astana to the historic city of St Petersburg using an Embraer 190.
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  • 5 June 2012

    Air Astana Launches New Service from Almaty to Kazan
    Air Astana launched a new direct flight connecting Almaty to Kazan, capital of Tatarstan, Russia on 2nd June 2012.
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  • 5 June 2012

    Air Astana Wins First Skytrax 4-Star Rating in Russia/CIS/Eastern Europe
    Air Astana has become the first carrier from Russia/CIS/Eastern Europe to be awarded the prestigious 4-Star rating in the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2012.
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  • 21 May 2012

    Air Astana Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Major Network Expansion
    Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the launch of Air Astana.
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  • 15 May 2012

    Air Astana is 10 Years Old
    On 15 May 2002 a Boeing 737 displaying the Air Astana logo completed the first flight from Almaty to Astana.
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  • 7 May 2012

    Air Astana Names Embraer 190 after First Kazakh Female Pilot – Hiuaz Dospanova
    Air Astana congratulates veterans on Victory Day and in memory of the legendary first female pilot – Hiuaz Dospanova, the national air carrier will give its first owned aircraft her name.
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  • 12 Apr 2012

    First Fokker 50 Retired from Air Astana Fleet
    After almost eight years of reliable service with Air Astana, the first of six Fokker 50s in the fleet was retired earlier this month.
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  • 9 Feb 2012

    Award Winning Air Astana Amenities Improve Passenger Experience
    Air Astana recently won the Gold Award for Best Business Class Male Amenity Bag/Kit Worldwide and Silver Award for Best Business Class Female Amenity Bag/Kit Worldwide from Travelplus for 2011.
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  • 6 Feb 2012

    Air Astana Announces Dreamliner Order, 2011 Results
    Air Astana, the national flag carrier, announced that it has agreed to purchase from the Boeing Company four Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, and 3 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, an order worth $1.3 billion at list prices, the largest ever in Kazakhstan’s civil aviation history.
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  • 17 Jan 2012

    Air Astana Takes Delivery of Fifth Boeing 757
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s principal carrier has added a fifth Boeing 757-200 to its fleet, with the latest aircraft arriving in Almaty on 17th January 2012.
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  • 8 Nov 2011

    Air Astana Experiences Strong Traffic Growth on Asian Network
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s leading international carrier, continues to experience strong traffic growth on its Asian network.
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  • 3 Nov 2011

    Air Astana is Presenting a New Embraer 190 Aircraft to the Capital of Kazakhstan
    The new Embraer 190 aircraft, the third of its kind for Air Astana, enlarges the national airline’s fleet.
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  • 14 Oct 2011

    Air Astana Donates Playground to Internat-School № 10 for Children from Needy Families
    On 14th October 2011 Air Astana donated an “airplane” themed playground to Internat-school № 10 and organized a party for the children.
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  • 29 Sep 2011

    Air Astana Upgrades Airport Lounge Access Around The World
    Air Astana continues to upgrade airport lounge access around the world in order to further enhance the overall travel experience for its Business Class passengers and frequent flyer Nomad Club Gold members.
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  • 27 Sep 2011

    Air Astana Passes Third IATA Operational Safety Audit without Findings
    Air Astana has once again successfully passed the latest International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).
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  • 22 Sep 2011

    Air Astana Opens New Engineering Facility in Almaty
    Air Astana Kazakhstan’s leading carrier opened a new internationally approved engineering facility in Almaty today.
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  • 16 Sep 2011

    Air Astana and Travel Guard Launch Online Travel Insurance at www.airastana.com
    Air Astana and Travel Guard, one of the world’s largest travel insurance providers, have launched a new service for Air Astana customers to purchase travel insurance online and peace of mind when traveling domestically and internationally.
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  • 16 September 2011

    SITA System Failure Causes Delays to Flights Departing Almaty Airport
    Air Astana would like to apologise to passengers for delays in check-in and departure of a series of its flights from Almaty earlier today.
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  • 9 Sep 2011

    Flight Schedule Changes on Aktau Services
    Due to runway reconstruction work at Aktau airport during period 10th – 31st October 2011, the timing of all flights to and from the city will be brought forward by four hours.
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  • 17 Aug 2011

    Air Astana Services to/from Astana May Be Affected by Preparations for the Military Parade on Kazakhstan Constitution Day
    Air Astana regrets to advise passengers that fly to and from Astana during the 17th – 30th August, 2011 may be subject to adjustment as a result of preparations for the military parade to be held Kazakhstan Constitution Day.
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  • 16 Aug 2011

    Kazakh Rugby Star Takes off with Air Astana
    Air Astana’s ab-initio pilot training programme is well established, with newly qualified pilots continuing to join active flight crew ranks every year. Amongst the group of nine most recently recruited candidates is Timur Mashurov, the ex-captain of the national rugby team of Kazakhstan.
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  • 1 Aug 2011

    Air Astana Acquires Two Additional Embraer 190 Jets
    Air Astana, the national flag carrier of Kazakhstan, and Embraer have signed a contract for the sale of two EMBRAER 190 jets.
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  • 29 Jul 2011

    Air Astana GAMMA Score Affirmed at '6'
    Standard & Poor's Governance Services has affirmed its governance, accountability, management, metrics, and analysis (GAMMA) score of 'GAMMA 6' on Air Astana JSC, the national airline of Kazakhstan which is one of the highest in Kazakhstan for today.
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  • 19 Jul 2011

    Air Astana Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence
    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the independence of Kazakhstan, Air Astana is decorating 10 Boeing and Airbus aircraft with special commemorative insignia and slogans until the end of 2011.
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  • 18 Jul 2011

    Air Astana Reports Strong 2011 First Half Results
    Kazakhstan’s principal airline Air Astana has posted profit before tax of $36.9 million for the first half of 2011, an increase of 10.4% over 2010. Revenues rose by 18.7% to $346 million and passenger numbers increased by 16.4%.
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  • 29 Jun 2011

    Unlawful Actions of Almaty Airport Resulting in Air Astana Flight Delays
    On 29 June 2011 the Air Astana flights KC 855 Almaty – Atyrau, KC 886 Atyrau – Almaty, KC 953 Almaty – Astana, KC 954 Astana – Almaty were delayed with an average delay time of up to 1 hour. Air Astana deeply regrets about the delays and would like to aplogize to its passengers for the inconveniences caused.
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  • 28 Jun 2011

    Failure of Computerized Check-in System at Almaty Airport
    Air Astana regrets to inform its passengers that the computerized check-in services have not been available at Almaty International Airport domestic check-in area and limited in the international check-in area as of 16:30, 27 June 2011 till 12.00, 28 June 2011.
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  • 27 Jun 2011

    Air Astana Climbs Higher in Skytrax Awards
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s leading carrier, has been awarded second place in the "Best Airline in Eastern Europe" category of the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2011.
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  • 2 Jun 2011

    Air Astana Launches New Services to Georgia and Russia
    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s principal airline, is launching new services from Almaty to Tbilisi, capital of Georgia and Samara in southern Russia today.
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