[HD video below] Air Astana has launched a fourth weekly flight
between Tbilisi and Almaty.
The additional service will operate on
Tuesdays with 97-seat Embraer 190 aircraft.
The airline first
launched direct services between Tbilisi and Almaty on 2 June
2011, flying on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Since the
flights were launched, Air Astana transported over 20.000
"Georgia is one of the most promising leisure
destinations for citizens of Kazakhstan and citizens of other CIS
countries; attracted by its unique architecture, picturesque
nature, delicious cuisine and sightseeing of the pearl of
Caucasus," said Ibrahim Canliel, Vice President Marketing and
Sales of Air Astana JSC. "Passengers travelling from
Georgia can discover the beauty of Zaililiskiy Alatau, the endless
steppe and the unique lakes of Kazakhstan. Moreover, Air Astana
offers convenient flight connections via Almaty to Bishkek, Delhi,
Bangkok, Urumchi, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and soon to Hong Kong."
The cost of an Economy Class return ticket from Tbilisi to Almaty
starts from 266 Euros, including all airport taxes and other fees. Business Class
tickets start from 631 Euros.
The flight duration from
Tbilisi to Almaty is 3 hours and 35 minutes, while between Almaty
Tbilisi it takes 4 hours and 10 minutes.