Articles Tagged ‘Air Astana’
Ahead of Thanksgiving, US carriers dominate the last week’s 38 route launches. But where does it seem Americans want to fly for the holidays? Which airline launched a new route to its future alliance partner’s hub? And which routes were launched in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe?
Air Astana reveals plans to add five new routes this winter; Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan to benefit
Air Astana will soon be receiving some lovely new E190s and has announced some new routes on which they will operate. Three of the routes are from Almaty, the country’s former capital and growing hub for the airline.
This week, the world’s 64 new routes have had a global spread, with every continent represented with multiple new routes. US airports have seen the most launches, but the week has also seen landmark events elsewhere, such as the opening of a brand-new airport in Tibet and the first international route in 18 years at […]
Dozens of pictures and videos (and cakes). Here’s our second tranche of the winter season’s latest routes and again the low-cost carriers are showing their market power. Westjet, Ryanair and easyjet account for three quarters of new air services. The launches have kept cake makers, costume hirers and camel rental lots really busy. We hope the list includes all the routes. As usual, if we have missed anything, please let us know.
Sign of a good week – some 40+ new routes have begun and no shortage of festivities as the likes of Safi Airways, Swiss, jetBlue, Thai Airways and Delta ensured their new services will be remembered. If you can fight your way through the cakes and balloons, other airlines adding to their network this week include Air Canada, Air Astana, Virgin Nigeria Airways, Wizz Air, Spirit Airlines, BlueWings, Cebu Pacific, Jet2.com, Carpatair and SkyGeorgia.
Over 40 new routes took to the skies this week. Airlines feeling optimistic included Adria Airways, Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Arabia, Air Astana, Air Austral, Air Southwest, American Airlines, Armavia, Brussels Airlines, City Airline, Karthago Airlines, LAN Argentina, LAN Ecuador, LOT, Luxair, Mauritania Airways, Northwest/Delta, Norwegian, SAA, Shenzhen Airlines, Sun D’Or, Swiss, Transavia.com, Turkish Airlines, V Australia, Virgin Blue and Wind Jet. Phew!
Air Astana plans to treble fleet to over 60 aircraft by 2022 to help put Kazakhstan on the global map
Kazakhstan is a big country with big oil reserves and a national carrier half-owned by a British company and where the capital’s airport, Astana, is owned by Malaysians. Total country airport traffic is less than six million per annum but Air Astana has ambitious plans for growth.