Air Astana has been awarded a 4-star rating in
the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2012.
flag carrier now ranks amongst the world’s best airlines for
passenger service, with other 4-star rated airlines including
British Airways, Emirates, Etihad, Lufthansa, Qantas and Thai
Air Astana first won a Skytrax 3-star rating in
2009 and was also ranked second amongst carriers for the “Best
Airline: Eastern Europe” award in 2011.
Skytrax’s star rating audit examines more than
800 different areas of product and service delivery for each
airline, where the ratings range from 1-star to 5-star.
the world’s best known airlines are rated either 3 or 4-stars,
with only five airlines currently rated as 5-star.
“Air Astana proudly marked its 10th anniversary
with a major network expansion last month and this prestigious
4-star rating from Skytrax serves to further demonstrate the
remarkable progress the carrier has made over the past decade.
Award winning passenger service, new aircraft and an exciting new
range of destinations are turning 2012 into a remarkable
anniversary year for Air Astana,” said
Peter Foster, President of
Air Astana. “Congratulations to all our dedicated and enthusiastic
service delivery staff for their outstanding achievement.”
Air Astana commenced regular flight operations
on 15 May 2002 and currently operates a network of almost 50
international and domestic routes from hubs in Almaty, Astana and Atyrau.
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