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Air Astana

Air Astana is the national carrier of Kazakhstan and was incorporated in late 2001. Its maiden flight was on 15th May 2002 from Almaty to Astana. Air Astana is owned by the Kazakhstan Government... Read more

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  • IATA: KC
  • ICAO: KZR

Introduction

Air Astana is the national carrier of Kazakhstan and was incorporated in late 2001. Its maiden flight was on 15th May 2002 from Almaty to Astana. Air Astana is owned by the Kazakhstan Government (51%) and BAE Systems PLC (49%).Air Astana is the only airline in Kazakhstan to maintain its fleet to audited EU EASA 145 standards. In 2008 it was admitted to the register of the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) - one of the few airlines in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to...

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Air Astana floats new network strategy Air Astana floats new network strategy

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When Air Astana was established in 2002 as a joint venture between Kazakhstan’s Samruk Kazyna National Welfare Fund and BAE Systems, it was against a backdrop of failed carriers, poor...

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Air Astana resumes Astana – Kiev route in S17 Air Astana resumes Astana – Kiev route in S17

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Air Astana in summer 2017 season plans to resume Astana – Kiev Borispil operation, based on recent schedule update. Current listing shows the airline once again operates 3 weekly flights,...

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