Air Astana, a national carrier of Kazakhstan, is a joint venture between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and BAE Systems, owned 51% and 49% of shares respectively. The airline was registered in 2001 and completed its maiden flight on May 15th 2002.
Its network and fleet have expanded considerably over the last years with over 60 international and domestic routes now operated by a modern fleet of Airbus, Boeing and Embraer aircraft with an average age of 7 years.
During the beginning of 2013 only airline launched 6 new routes from Almaty to Kiev, from Astana to Kiev, Orenburg and Bishkek, from Atyrau to Moscow.
Skytrax has once again recognized Air Astana’s achievements, awarding it as a 4 star airline and naming as the Best Airline in Central Asia and India at the 2013 World Airline Awards ceremony. In addition, Air Astana was presented with the Best Staff Service in Central Asia and India as well.
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