Air Astana has taken delivery of its second Airbus
A321LR under an operating lease agreement covering five aircraft
with Air Lease Corporation of the United States.
Along with the first Airbus A321LR delivered
in September 2019, the newest aircraft will primarily operate on
routes to London, Paris, Moscow and Istanbul.
Air Astana was the
first airline in the CIS to take delivery of the Airbus A321LR.
Air Astana's Airbus A321LR aircraft are configured with 16 Business class
seats and 150 Economy class seats. The lie-flat business class
seats are equipped with individual 16-inch screens, with four of
16 seats offering additional personal space. Economy class
features Recaro seats with individual 10-inch screens.
Astana is also scheduled to take delivery three new Airbus A320neo
in the next few months, with all aircraft powered by Pratt &
Air Astana currently operates 19 Airbus
aircraft, including eight A320s, two A321s, three A320neo, four
A321neo and two A321LR, with another nine Airbus aircraft
scheduled for delivery in the coming years.