Category Archives: Kazakhstan

Medical aviation brigade and doctors from Pavlodar save life for two-year-old child

The brigade of medical aviation and doctors from Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, saved the life of a two-year old child, the Governor’s Office Pavlodar region informed.

Aviation was attracted to save a newborn in the East Kazakhstan region

Aviation of the Emergency Situations Committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan was involved to rescue a child.

Air Astana destined to become one of the largest Airbus A320neo Family operators in Central Asia and CIS

Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, is destined to become one of the largest A320neo Family operators in Central Asia and CIS over the next three years. The airline is the first operator of this type in the region from 2016 and the fleet will grow to 17 aircraft by 2020, Air Astana will operate 6 A320neo, 7 A321neo and 4 A321neoLR types. All aircraft will be acquired on operating lease basis in accordance with agreements that were signed for 11 aircraft in 2015 and 6 aircraft in 2017, Kazinform has learnt from the company’s press service.

Aeroflot wants to increase frequency of its flights to Kazakhstan

Aeroflot Airlines, Russia, wants to fly more frequently from Moscow, Russia, to the cities of Kazakhstan, it follows from the materials for the meeting of the interdepartmental commission under the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, published by the Federal Air Transport Association (FATA) on Monday.

Nearly US $ 10.5 million to be allocated to construct new terminal and reconstruct runway at airport in Kazakhstan’s Astana

The Kazakhstan’s National Fund will allocate KZT 3.469 billion (nearly US $ 10.5 million) to construct a new terminal building and reconstruct the runway at the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport in Astana, according to the President’s Decree No. 581 issued on November 10, 2017, reports.

Pilots and stewardesses have the highest salaries in the South-Kazakhstan region

Pilots and flight attendants have the highest wages in the South-Kazakhstan region among workers of air passenger transport, Kazinform reports with reference to Aidar Abildabekov, the manager of the regional statistics department.

SCAT Airlines acquires six new Boeing aircraft

SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan, has signed a contract with the Boeing Company, USA, to purchase six Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft of the latest generation, Kazinform reports with reference to the Press Service of SCAT Airlines.

Helicopter evacuates fisherman from Caspian Sea to hospital

Aviation of the Emergency Situations Committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Kazakhstan, was involved in Atyrau Region of Kazakhstan to deliver a fisherman with his sharp attack of appendicitis in the hospital, Kazinform reported.

Number of air traffic grows and air fleet is updated in Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan, the number of carried air passengers amounted 6.2 million people for January –October 2017, which is by 22% more than for the same period in 2016 – 5.1 million people, according to the Ministry of Investment and Development, Kazakhstan.

Engineering Holding to paint Air Astana aircraft

Kazakhstan’s flag carrier Air Astana and ENGINEERING Holding have reached an agreement on repainting the operator’s narrow-body aircraft at the S7 ENGINEERING paint centre at Mineralnye Vody airport.