Top News on Astana

  • Air Astana to delay 787 deliveries: CEO


    ​Air Astana will defer the arrival of its first Boeing 787-8s for two years until 2019 amid concerns that the poor performance of the Kazakhstan economy will impact demand, chief executive Peter Foster says.


  • Other News for Astana

  • FARNBOROUGH: Kazakhstan's Bek Air to take Superjets


    ​Kazakhstani carrier Bek Air has agreed to take delivery of seven Sukhoi Superjet 100s, all of which will be configured...


  • PICTURES: Air Astana receives two new 767-300ERs


    ​Kazakhstan's flag carrier Air Astana has taken delivery of two new Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, with a third to arrive...


  • PICTURE: Kazakhstan receives C295 transports from Airbus Military


    Kazakhstan has received its first two of a possible eight C295 medium transports from Airbus Military ...


  • News Listings for Astana

  • Air Astana to build new MRO base ahead of 787s’ arrival

    News | 16 Jul 2014 14:07 | Oliver Clark

    Air Astana is to build a new MRO base to perform maintenance on its mainline fleet and in anticipation of the arrival of its first Boeing 787s in 2019.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Astana-to-build-new-MRO-base-ahead-of-787s-arrival-401660/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Kazakhstan's Bek Air to take Superjets

    News | 14 Jul 2014 13:25 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Kazakhstani carrier Bek Air has agreed to take delivery of seven Sukhoi Superjet 100s, all of which will be configured in an all-economy layout.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Kazakhstans-Bek-Air-to-take-Superjets-401453/
  • Air Kazakhstan sets out fleet and network plans

    News | 07 Jul 2014 14:00 | Tom Zaitsev

    Government-backed start-up ​Air Kazakhstan has outlined plans to acquire up to 10 Bombardier Q400 turboprops, and is targeting launch of domestic services in the spring of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Kazakhstan-sets-out-fleet-and-network-plans-401129/
  • ​Air Astana to seek partnership with Air Kazakhstan

    News | 02 Jul 2014 10:23 | Oliver Clark

    Air Astana will seek to enter a close partnership with Air Kazakhstan if the new regional carrier implements high safety standards.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Astana-to-seek-partnership-with-Air-Kazakhstan-400990/
  • Air Astana seeks leases for E-Jet E2s and A321neos

    News | 27 Jun 2014 14:51 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    ​Air Astana aims to begin moving forward with fleet renewal plans at next month’s Farnborough air show as it looks to negotiate leases for Airbus A321neos and Embraer’s new E-Jet E2 family.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Astana-seeks-leases-for-E-Jet-E2s-and-A321neos-400847/
  • Air Astana keen to start US flights: Foster

    News | 27 Jun 2014 13:46 | Oliver Clark

    ​Air Astana will seek its start its first services to the USA with initial destinations to the East Coast with the Boeing 787-8, states chief executive Peter Foster.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Astana-keen-to-start-US-flights-Foster-400845/