Air Astana

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Air Astana
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded29 August 2001; 22 years ago (2001-08-29)
Commenced operations15 May 2002 (2002-05-15)
Focus citiesAtyrau International Airport
Frequent-flyer programNomad Club
Fleet size32
Parent companySovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna (51%).
Other Shareholder: BAE Systems PLC (49%)
HeadquartersAlmaty, Kazakhstan
Key people
  • Peter Foster, President & CEO
  • Nurzhan Baidauletov,[1] Chairman

Air Astana is a government owned airline of Kazakhstan.[2] It flies to domestic and international destinations. It's main airports are Almaty International Airport and Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport.[3] It was founded in October 2001 and started flights on 15 May 2002.

History[change | change source]

In September 2002, Air Astana started flights between Astana and Moscow and started daily flights between Almaty and Moscow.

References[change | change source]

  2. "Head Office". Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  3. Hofmann, Kurt (11 April 2014). "Air Astana eyes Paris and Prague services after EU lifts safety ban". Air Transport World. Archived from the original on 11 April 2014.

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