Articles Tagged ‘Astana’

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.


Air Astana plans to treble fleet to over 60 aircraft by 2022 to help put Kazakhstan on the global map

Country Focus: KazakhstanKazakhstan 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.