Monday, July 15, 2024

Air Astana signs codeshare agreement with Azerbaijan Airlines

Air Astana, the national airline of Kazakhstan, is expanding its global network of codeshare agreements through intensive cooperation with Azerbaijan Airlines on the route between Baku, Azerbaijan and Almaty, Kazakhstan. The two airlines now operate joint flights on this route five times a week in both directions. Thanks to the new codesharing partnership, Air Astana […]

Air Astana grew in 2022 with new routes and aircraft

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s national airline, continued to grow in key areas in 2022. In the 20th year since the company was founded, the airline has put three new Airbus A321LRs into service and now operates ten aircraft of this type. FlyArystan, a low-cost sister company of Air Astana, also invested in new aircraft and added […]

Air Astana signs agreement on lease for three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has signed an agreement with Air Lease Corporation for the long- term lease of three new wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The leased aircraft are scheduled to begin arriving from the first half of 2025. Peter Foster, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Astana, commented: “The Boeing 787-9 is an […]

Air Astana takes delivery of ninth Airbus A321LR

Air Astana’s ninth Airbus A321LR arrived in Almaty, Kazakhstan from Hamburg on 15 October 2022, with a tenth aircraft scheduled for delivery before the end of the year. The latest aircraft is on operating lease from Air Lease Corporation. The Airbus A321LR is a long-range version of A321neo and is operated on Air Astana’s international […]

Air Astana resumes direct flights to Germany

Air Astana will resume direct flights from Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan to Frankfurt on August 18, with services initially being operated four-times a week, increasing to daily services by September. Flights will be operated using the latest Airbus A321LR aircraft, with flight times being 6h 20m outbound to Frankfurt and 5h 45m on the return to […]

Frankfurt Cargo Services and Air Astana extend handling contract

Air Astana has extended its handling contract with Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS) for its daily flights between Frankfurt and Astana. The airline operates a daily Boeing 757 flight on the route during the winter, and uses a Boeing 767 during the summer. FCS managing director, Hans-Georg Emmert says Air Astana’s cargo volumes have doubled in […]

Declining revenue proving a challenge for ATC

ATC Aviation is one of the main players in the US general sales and service agent (GSSA) marketplace and continues to grow. Last year, it was awarded a contract to represent DHL Aviation’s ACS International GSSA work, and in 2016 it added Air Serbia Cargo across the US, as well as Solar Cargo in the […]