Category Archives: Kazakhstan

Peter Foster: No capitalization required for Air Astana

Peter Foster, President, Air Astana, responded to a statement made by Aybek Alzhanov, Deputy Chairperson, Civil Aviation Committee, regarding the planned additional capitalization of the air company, Kazinform reported.

Air Astana receives top award from Airline Passenger Experience Association

For the second year in a row, the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), USA, has assigned Air Astana, Kazakhstan, five stars in the Major Airlines nomination. Winners were announced at an award ceremony in Los Angeles on September 9, 2019.

Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport’s runway to be closed for repairs

The runway of the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport, Kazakhstan, will be closed for repairs, Kazinform reports referring to the airport’s press service.

Resident of India removed from flight at Almaty International Airport in Kazakhstan

Transport police removed from a flight an Indian citizen who committed an administrative offense, Tengrinews.kz reports with reference to the Transport Police Department.

Kostanay – Nur Sultan (Astana): new flight to be launched by FlyArystan

On October 3, 2019, the Kazakhstan’s low-cost airline named FlyArystan will launch its new domestic flight en route Kostanay – Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana). Flights to Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport will be operated daily on Airbus A320 airliners according to the following flight schedule:

Semey – a new city in FlyArystan Airlines’ air route network

Since October 4, 2019 FlyArystan Airlines, Kazakhstan’s low cost air carrier, expands its air route network and is pleased to announce launching a new destination from one more city in Kazakhstan – Semey. One-way air ticket price for the Nur-Sultan – Semey flight comes to KZT 5,999+ (USD 1 = KZT 386.5), which is by 58% lower, as compared to the current prices among competitors for this flight segment.

Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Committee names the main reason for high cost of air tickets

The Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) under the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development talked about the main reasons for the high cost of air tickets in Kazakhstan, Kazinform reported.

Fire at a flea market in Kazakhstan’s Almaty: aviation to be involved

The Almaty Emergency Department, Kazakhstan, commented on the fire in the market in Almaty, according to the Kazinform News Agency.

Resident of Kazakhstan’s Akkol smashes helicopter’s windshield and porthole

A 38-year-old resident of Akkol broke the windshield and the porthole of a helicopter located on the territory of the state-owned enterprise, Kazinform reports citing the Akmola Regional Police Department.

Kazakhstan’s Almaty International Airport apologizes for the lack of conditions in its mother and child’s room

Kyrgyz citizen Elmar Kim complained about the terrible conditions in the mother and child’s room at Almaty International Airport, Kazakhstan. The airport, in turn, replied the passenger’s claims, the Kazinform News Agency reported.