Air Astana has launched flights between Astana
and Seoul, as well as Astana - Tbilisi, Georgia.
Flights between the capital cities of
Kazakhstan and South Korea are operated by Boeing 767-300ER
aircraft, with 30 Business class seats and 193 Economy class
seats, once a week and compliments the existing three times a week
service from Almaty to Seoul. The new flight is operated on a
codeshare basis with Asiana Airlines.
The new service from Astana to Tbilisi is
operated with Embraer E190 aircraft seating 9 in Business class
and 88 in Economy Class. The flight operates twice a week and is additional to the
current five times a week service from Almaty to Tbilisi. More than
120,000 passengers have travelled on Air Astana flights to Tbilisi
since services commenced in 2011.
“The new services from
Astana to Seoul and Tbilisi mark another significant step in
building the network of international flights from Kazakhstan’s
capital, which fully meets the "Nurly Jol" policy proposed by
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan”
Peter Foster, President of Air Astana. “I’m confident that
the new services will be prove to be popular with
business/financial executives and tourists.”
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