Air Astana Overview
Air Astana is the national carrier of Kazakhstan and operates domestic and international flights from its hubs at Astana International Airport and Almaty International Airport. It was founded on 14 Sep 2001 and commenced operations from 15 May 2002 with its first three Boeing 737 aircraft. The airline operates a fleet of 21 modern aircraft to over 50 domestic and international routes. The airlines has a staff of over 2000 professionals who are trained well and experienced when it comes to serving passengers. The airline is committed to offer quality service to its passengers with superior technology.
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Fleet & Connectivity
Air Astana has a fleet of 21 young aircrafts consisting of Boeing 767s, Boeing 757s, Airbus A320s, Airbus A321 and Fokker-50 aircraft. The average age of the fleet is six years and eight months. Air Astana is connected to various domestic destinations including Astana, Atyrau, Zhezkazgan, Kostanay, Semey, Kyzylorda, Pavlodar, Aktau, Petropavlovsk, Taraz, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Shymkent, Uralsk and Karaganda. Air Astana also connects several international destinations such as Amsterdam, Dubai, London, Delhi, Seoul, Novosibirsk, Baku, Frankfurt, Hannover, Bangkok, Moscow, Istanbul, Antalya, Beijing and Urumqi.
Services and Facilities
Air Astana provides prompt check-in at its counters and also offers web check-in upto 24-hrs before the departure of the flight. It serves quality food to its passengers with a variety of items on its menu, which keeps changing depending on the seasonal availability of ingredients. Health conscious passengers can order special meals or customized preparations in advance. Food is served depending on the time and duration of the journey ranging from full-course meal to snacks. Air Astana serves selected fine wines and a range of alcoholic drinks.
Ample audio/video entertainment programs are made available on flight by Air Astana. There is a main screen in every cabin, which shows programs of common interests. Each passenger has access to personal screens and headphones attached with the seat, to view special programs. Latest movies, comedy shows and featured documentaries add to the leisure of passengers on board. Pre-programmed audio channels serve different genres of music for the amusement of passengers.
Air Astana publishes an in-flight magazine every two months in Kazakh, Russian and English. This is a free copy for all the passengers who travel on domestic and international routes. The content for this magazine is carefully picked to suit the interests of all passengers on the flight.
Air Astana has reward program for its frequent flyers called the Nomad Club, the membership of the frequent flyer program can be accessed by filling a membership form. It is activated after the passenger takes the first flight and a membership card is mailed to the flyer’s address. Regular Air Astana passengers can avail heavy discounts and offers through this membership.
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