Articles Tagged ‘Almaty’

Air Astana launches scheduled services to Sri Lanka

Air Astana launches scheduled services to Sri Lanka

Air Astana will launch scheduled services between Almaty and Colombo, the commercial centre of Sri Lanka, on 3 December 2021. The twice-weekly service will be operated with A321LR aircraft on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announces two new routes to Kazakhstan: Almaty and Nur-Sultan

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announces two new routes to Kazakhstan: Almaty and Nur-Sultan

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of its latest routes from Abu Dhabi to Almaty and Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, starting in mid-May 2021. Both new services will be operated twice-weekly, increasing Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s network to 15 routes.

Sochi traffic up 30% in January; we chat with Alexander Nikonov about route opportunities

Sochi traffic up 30% in January; we chat with Alexander Nikonov about route opportunities

With 12 new routes in 2020 and a 30% increase in traffic in January, Sochi – a sea resort with skiing one hour away – is on the up. 


Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces Dhaka and Kabul; network strategy with Etihad clearer

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces Dhaka and Kabul; network strategy with Etihad clearer

With Air Arabia’s third + fourth routes from the UAE capital revealed, we look at its network strategy with Etihad and what routes could be next.

FlyArystan, Kazakhstan’s LCC, announces 13 new routes + new base

FlyArystan, Kazakhstan’s LCC, announces 13 new routes + new base

As FlyArystan adds 13 new routes – eight without direct competition – and a new base, we look where and what.

FlyArystan to start 4 new domestic Kazakhstan routes

FlyArystan to start 4 new domestic Kazakhstan routes

FlyArystan is Kazakstan’s first and only LCC, and highly focused on productivity, ideally eight sectors a day. Now, it has announced 4 new domestic routes.


Qatar Airways announce eight destinations, a target of 3.3m passengers

Qatar Airways announce eight destinations, a target of 3.3m passengers

Qatar Airways announce new routes to Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa, with continued focus on thinner, seasonal destinations – including Siem Reap.

FlyArystan revolutionising Kazakhstan as Moscow begins

FlyArystan revolutionising Kazakhstan as Moscow begins

Kazakhstan’s first LCC, FlyArystan, has begun its first international route. FlyArystan’s the first LCC in Central Asia and has 40% lower costs than parent.

Air Astana traffic up over 160% since 2006; operates dual hub strategy from Astana and Almaty; Iran becomes latest country market

Air Astana traffic up over 160% since 2006; operates dual hub strategy from Astana and Almaty; Iran becomes latest country market

Air Astana last year carried nearly 3.9 million passengers compared to just 1.5 in 2006. anna.aero takes a closer look to see how the carrier has expanded over the past decade, and to investigate its dual hub network even further.


Air Astana reveals plans to add five new routes this winter; Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan to benefit

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.