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Air Astana

Air Astana

from the heart of Eurasia

Based on 569 ratings

About Air Astana

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Air Astana headquarters

Almaty - Kazakhstan

Main operational airport

Almaty International Airport (ALA)

Number of destinations covered by Air Astana

Around 64 destinations

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Popular fleet

Boeing 767‑300ER, Airbus A321neo, Airbus A321neo

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Established in 2001, Air Astana has become the leading airline in Kazakhstan, operating both domestic and international flights. The airline has been recognized for its exceptional achievements during its first decade of operation by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation. Air Astana's extensive network includes most cities in Kazakhstan, as well as several Russian and Central Asian cities. Additionally, the airline has expanded its reach to Delhi and Seoul in south and east Asia through codeshare agreements with Asiana Airlines and has partnered with other airlines like Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and Bangkok Airways.

Air Astana has achieved significant success, with 3.7 million passengers carried in 2016. Its fleet of Boeing 757-200 aircraft, consisting of five planes, offers economy and business class services, as well as an Economy Sleeper option. The airline began commercial flights in 2001 and has since expanded its operations to include Tashkent, Ürümqi, Tbilisi, Dushanbe, Baku, Saint Petersburg, Kazan, and Omsk. The airline has been consistently recognized as the Best Airline in Central Asia and India from 2012 to 2017, marking an impressive history.

Air Astana services for Economy Class, Business Class and Economy Sleeper

Economy Class

  • Comfortable seats with ample legroom
  • In-flight entertainment system with a wide selection of movies, TV shows, and music
  • Complimentary meals & beverages
  • Priority check-in & boarding available for an additional fee

Business Class

  • Spacious seats that recline into a fully-flat bed
  • In-flight entertainment system with a wide selection of movies, TV shows, and music
  • Premium dining experience with a range of international cuisine options
  • Complimentary beverages
  • Access to business lounges at select airports
  • Priority check-in, boarding, and baggage handling

Economy Sleeper

  • Covertable seats 
  • Ample space and privacy for a comfortable sleep
  • In-flight entertainment system with a wide selection of movies, TV shows, and music
  • Complimentary meals & beverages

Air Astana Baggage Allowance

  • Economy Class passengers are allowed one piece of carry-on luggage and one checked bag with a weight limit of 23 kg
  • Business Class and Economy Sleeper passengers are allowed 2 pieces of carry-on luggage and 2 checked bags with a weight limit of 32 kg each
  • Excess baggage fees apply for any additional baggage beyond the allowance

Air Astana Check-in Information

  • Online check-in available 24 hours before departure
  • Airport check-in available 2-3 hours before departure
  • Passengers can also use the self-check-in kiosks at select airports for added convenience
  • Boarding gates close 20-30 minutes before departure, and passengers are advised to arrive at the airport with sufficient time for check-in and security procedures.

FAQs for Air Astana

  • Does Air Astana allow web check-in?

    Yes, Air Astana allows web check-in.

  • Does Air Astana provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Air Astana offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • Can I cancel my flight on Air Astana?

    Almosafer would help you with cancellations. Make sure to check our cancellation policy before making any changes. Furthermore, Cancellation information can be found via your booking details.

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  • Does Air Astana offer priority boarding?

    Air Astana provide priority boarding to business and first-class passengers, passengers with frequent flyer status or loyalty program members, and passengers with disabilities or special needs.

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