3 JULY 2017

YOUR WORDS


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.

BTN DISTRIBUTION

BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.

Index

Email this Page
Bookmark

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
info@btnews.co.uk
© 2020 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 3 JULY 2017

Air Astana in growth mode

Having launched its fifth weekly service between Heathrow and Astana last month, Air Astana, a partner airline of Novosibirsk International Airport, has now also increased its operations between Novosibirsk and Astana to daily, using the Embraer E190.

The airline, a joint venture between the National Welfare Fund of Samruk-Kazyn in Kazakhstan, which owns 51% of the shares, and BAE Systems, with 49%, says Novosibirsk – Astana daily flights will bring new opportunities and a convenient point for connecting flights through Astana to Almaty and other Kazakh cities, Turkey, the UAE and India.

Novosibirsk International (Tolmachevo) is the largest air hub in Russia east of the Urals on major transit routes between Europe and Asia. Its domestic terminal has a capacity of up to 1,800 passengers an hour, while the international terminal can handle up to 1,300.

The airport has two runways certified to ICAO I and II categories and last year handled more than 4m passengers.

Air Astana began regular flights in May 2002 and its current destinations network includes more than 60 international and regional flights operated from Almaty and Astana hubs.

The Heathrow – Astana route offers same-day connections to Almaty and 11 other Kazakh domestic destinations on all five days.

www.airastana.com

www.eng.tolmachevo.ru

Index/Home page
 

OUR READERS' FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum


No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?


Add your comment

First Name
Surname
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
Country/City
Comment
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.
www.btnews.co.uk