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Fri, 4 November 2016

Finnair to Launch Flights to Astana, Kazakhstan

Finnair is to launch flights Astana, Kazakhstan for the summer 2017 season.

Finnair will operate two weekly flights between Helsinki and Astana, from 20 June to 11 August 2017.

Finnair’s flights to Astana will be flown with Airbus A319 aircraft and have a duration of four hours and ten minutes.

Helsinki departures will be flown on Tuesdays and Thursdays while flights from Astana will return on Wednesdays and Fridays.

The new route will coincide with the 2017 World Expo.

“The addition of the Astana route will be a great asset in our expanding network for the summer 2017 season,” said Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer at Finnair. “This will be the first time Finnair flies to Kazakhstan and we are excited to take this first step in growing our operations in the Central Asian region. Millions of visitors are expected to attend the World Expo 2017 and we look forward to offering our European and North American customers an efficient way to travel to the Expo through our Helsinki hub.”

See also: Kazakhstan Tourism Update Interview from JATA 2016, Pictures from Almaty and Astana in Kazakhstan (2015), Interview with President and CEO of Air Astana - Mr. Peter Foster OBE (2015), Interview with GM of The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty (2015), HD Video of Astana (2011), Interview with Peter Foster, President of Air Astana (2011), Interview with Interim GM of Radisson Astana (2011), and HD Video of Almaty (2011).

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