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Air Astana
IATA
KC
ICAO
KZR
Callsign
ASTANALINE
Founded 14 September 2001
Hubs Almaty Airport
Astana Airport
Fleet size 19
Destinations 26
Headquarters {{{headquarters}}}
Key people {{{key_people}}}
Website: http://www.airastana.com/


Air Astana is an airline based in Astana, Kazakhstan. It is the national carrier of Kazakhstan and operates scheduled domestic and international services. Its main bases are Astana International Airport and Almaty International Airport[1]. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Almaty International Airport (Kazakh: Халықаралық Алматы Әуежайы, Russian: Международный Аэропорт Алматы) (IATA: ALA, ICAO: UAAA) is the main airport of Almaty city, Kazakhstan. ... Astana International Airport (IATA: TSE, ICAO: UACC) is an airport in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... Coordinates: Government  - Mayor Askar Mamin Population (estimated)  - City 600,000 Time zone BTT (UTC+6) This article is about the capital of Kazakhstan; for the article on the palace in Sarawak, see Astana (Sarawak); for the professional road-cycling team see Astana Team; for the Iranian city, see Astaneh-e... Astana International Airport (IATA: TSE, ICAO: UACC) is an airport in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. ... Almaty International Airport is located in Almaty, Kazakhstan. ...

Contents

History

The airline was established on 14 September 2001 and started operations on 15 May 2002. Air Astana leased its first three Boeing 737 aircraft in May 2002. Three Boeing 757s were added and in 2004 five Fokker 50s were acquired, the latter to largely develop the domestic network. It became the national carrier after the government closed Air Kazakhstan in February 2004 and transferred all route authorities to Air Astana. It is a joint venture owned by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (51%) and BAE Systems (49%). It has 1,761 employees (at March 2007)[1]. September 14 is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (136th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium range, narrow body airliner. ... The Boeing 757 is an American medium to long haul commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fokker F50 VLM Airlines Fokker F50 The Fokker F50 was a small turboprop-powered airliner designed as a refinement of and successor to the highly successful Fokker Friendship. ... Air Kazahkstan was an airline based in Kazakhstan. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... BAE Systems plc is the worlds fourth largest defence contractor,[3] the largest in Europe and a commercial aerospace manufacturer. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Destinations

[citation needed]

Domestic Destinations

Air Astana Boeing 757 aircraft

Air Astana operates the following domestic destinations (as of January 2005): Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 371 KB) Air Astana Boeing 757 at Bangkok International Airport. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 371 KB) Air Astana Boeing 757 at Bangkok International Airport. ... The Boeing 757 is an American medium to long haul commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Aktau is a city in Kazakhstan and a seaport to the Caspian Sea. ... Aktobe coat of arms on road side sign at the city limit Aqtöbe (Kazakh: Ақтөбе; Russian: Актюбинск or Aktyubinsk; alternative transliteration: Aktöbe) is a city on the Ilek River in Kazakhstan. ... Map showing Almatys location in Kazakhstan Almaty Orthodox church Mosque Almaty (Алматы; formerly known as Alma-Ata, also Vernyj, Vyernyi (Верный) in Imperial Russia) is the largest city in Kazakhstan, with a population of 1,185,900 (2004) (8% of the population of Kazakhstan) citizens. ... Coordinates: Government  - Mayor Askar Mamin Population (estimated)  - City 600,000 Time zone BTT (UTC+6) This article is about the capital of Kazakhstan; for the article on the palace in Sarawak, see Astana (Sarawak); for the professional road-cycling team see Astana Team; for the Iranian city, see Astaneh-e... Atyrau is a city in Kazakhstan. ... Statue of Nurken Abdirov in downtown Karaganda Karaganda (Russian: Караганда) or Qaraghandy (Kazak: Қарағанды) is the capital of Qaraghandy Province in Kazakhstan. ... Kostanai (Костанай, some maps use spelling Kostanay, Qostanay or Qostanai. ... Train station in Qyzylorda Qyzylorda (formerly Kyzyl-Orda) is a city in Kazakhstan, capital of Qyzylorda Province. ... Oral (formerly Russian Uralsk) is a city in northwestern Kazakhstan on the Ural River close to the Russian border. ... Öskemen (Kazakh: Өскемен; also Russian: Усть-Каменогорск or Ust-Kamenogorsk), is the capital of the Shyghys Qazaqstan (Eastern Kazakhstan) Oblast. ... The Grand mosque of Pavlodar Pavlodar (Павлода́р) is a city in northeastern Kazakhstan, 350km northeast of the country capital Astana, and 350km southeast of Russias Omsk along the Irtysh River. ... Petropavl (Kazakh: ), also known as Petropavlovsk (from Russian: , not to be confused with Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky) is a city by Ishim River in Northern Kazakhstan close to the border with Russia, about 350km west of Omsk along the Trans-Siberian Railway. ... NASA satellite photo of Semey Semey (Семей, sometimes transliterated as Semij or Semei) is a city in north eastern Kazakhstan, near the border with Siberia. ... Shymkent (Шымкент) or Chimkent, is a city and the capital of Ongtustik Qazaqstan (South Kazakhstan) Province, the most populated province in Kazakhstan. ... Taraz (formerly Zhambyl or Dzhambul) is a city and a center of the Zhambyl oblysy in Kazakhstan. ...

International Destinations

Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: Country Netherlands Province North Holland Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... Antalya (formerly known as Adalia; from Pamphylian Greek: Αττάλεια Attália) is a large town and tourist destination, situated on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Beijing (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ;  ), a metropolis in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... , This article is about the urban region that is the capital of India. ... Coordinates: Emirate Dubai Government  - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area [1]  - Metro 4,114 km² (1,588. ... For other uses, see Frankfurt (disambiguation). ... Hanover (German: , IPA: ), on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: , historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... London Heathrow Airport (IATA airport code: LHR, ICAO airport code: EGLL, and often simply Heathrow) is the United Kingdoms busiest and best-connected airport. ... This article is about the city in Italy. ... Position of Moscow in Europe Coordinates: Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Government  - Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Area  - City 1,081 km²  (417. ... Seoul   is the capital of South Korea and is located on the Han River in the countrys northwest. ...

Fleet

The Air Astana fleet includes the following aircraft (at June 2007): June 2007 is the sixth month of that year and has yet to occur. ...

Air Astana is to introduce its first wide-bodied aircraft in 2007. Lease deals have been agreed for two Boeing 767-300 and one Airbus A330 aircraft, all for delivery during 2007. It has already introduced four Airbus A320 aircraft and recently finalised a deal for two Airbus A321 aircraft for December 2006 delivery. Its Boeing 737 and Boeing 757 aircraft will be retired[2]. The Airbus A320 is a short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium range, narrow body airliner. ... The Boeing 757 is an American medium to long haul commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... American Airlines Boeing 767-300 at Gatwick Airport, England. ... Fokker F50 VLM Airlines Fokker F50 The Fokker F50 was a small turboprop-powered airliner designed as a refinement of and successor to the highly successful Fokker Friendship. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... American Airlines Boeing 767-300 at Gatwick Airport, England. ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner manufactured by EADS (Airbus S.A.S.). It was developed at the same time as the four-engined A340. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ...


According to Air Astana CEO Peter Foster at a series of Press calls in Almaty in December 2006, the airline will increase its fleet from 15 to 22 planes in 2007.[citation needed] http://www.7days.ae/en/2006/12/19/the-potential-to-write-its-own-script.html


External links

  • Air Astana
  • Air Astana Fleet

References

  1. ^ a b Flight International 27 March 2007
  2. ^ Airliner World, February 2007

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