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air Astana

air Astana

Zakarpatskaya street 4A, Almaty 050039, Almaty, Kazakhstan

+ 7 727 244 44 77

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General info

Air Astana was incorporated in late 2001 and its maiden flight was on the 15th May 2002.

The inaugural was attended by President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Sir Richard Evans, representing the two shareholders, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and BAE Systems PLC of the UK.

These shareholders remain committed partners in the airline, with the Government holding a 51 percent share through its Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund, and BAE Systems PLC holding 49 percent.

Operating to the highest standards

Air Astana has European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) Part 145 approval to maintain its fleet in according with EASA requirements.

Growing the fleet

Today Air Astana operates a fleet of 31 western aircraft with an average age of 7.84 years. It operates over 60 domestic and international routes. Its passengers are served by more than 4,700 highly qualified staff, the majority of whom are from Kazakhstan, supplemented by experienced foreign personnel. Since autumn 2005 the Air Astana team has been headed by Peter Foster, an airline executive with more than 30 years of management experience.

Air Astana has purchase orders in place for Boeing 787, Airbus A320NEO and Embraer 190 family aircraft. These will expand the fleet to 33 aircraft by the end of 2017, and to 43 aircraft by 2020.


From the Heart of Eurasia we are building one of the finest airlines in the world.


1. We implement the highest safety standards.

2. We are and must be the most reliable airline in the region with the highest standards of customer service.

3. We profitably grow and improve our fleet, route network and product.

4. We work to the highest standards of integrity and business ethics.

5. We recruit, appraise and reward staff based on merit and enable them to develop to their maximum potential.

6. We are a socially responsible organisation

7. We are a global ambassador for Kazakhstan.



We treat every person with whom we come into contact, customer or colleague, as a guest. We are warm, friendly and tactful, always willing to help.


We are professional people who produce high quality results with knowledge and style. We maximise our skills and use our time efficiently.


We anticipate and respond to the needs of customers and colleagues. We do things to the very best of our ability and are always looking for ways to improve.


We produce reliable and consistent quality in all of our activities. We always keep our promises.


We are honest people who never compromise our integrity. Customers and colleagues can trust us.

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