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Air Astana has launched flights between Almaty and Hong Kong.
Flights will initially be operated twice weekly (Tuesdays and
Fridays) using a Boeing 757 configured in a 16 business class /
150 economy class configuration.
The duration of the Almaty to
Hong Kong flight is 6 hours 10 minutes, whilst Hong Kong to Almaty
flight is 7 hours 10 minutes.
Air Astana offers connecting
flights from Almaty to nine domestic destinations including the
capital Astana and Atyrau on the Caspian Sea, as well as regional
services to cities including Baku (Azerbaijan), Dushanbe
(Tajikistan), Kazan (Russia), Novosibirsk (Russia), St Petersburg
(Russia), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Tbilisi (Georgia) and
Hong Kong is Air Astanaís sixth long haul
destination in Asia, with existing services operating to Bangkok,
Beijing, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Seoul.
ďAir Astana is in the midst of its 10th anniversary
celebrations and Iím delighted to add this pioneering direct
service to Hong Kong from Central Asia to our achievements this
year. Alpine Almaty and dynamic Hong Kong are both exciting
destinations and with visa free travel for HKSAR/ Kazakhstan
passport holders, Iím confident about strong traffic growth
amongst both business and leisure travellers,Ē said
President of Air Astana. ďSkytrax recently awarded Air Astana a
4-star rating and named it Best Airline, Central Asia, so
passengers on the Hong Kong route can look forward to very high
standards of service.Ē