Air Astana launches daily Astana-London service

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Air Astana, the Skytrax award-winning national carrier of Kazakhstan will offer daily, non-stop flights from Nazarbayev International airport in Astana to London Heathrow, effective 1st June. The additional frequencies, on Wednesdays and Fridays, are already available for sale.

“We are delighted to have finally secured daily flight status on what is such a prestigious and popular route – the only direct service linking the UK to Kazakhstan,” said Air Astana CEO and President Peter Foster. “London has consistently grown in significance, with both business and leisure travellers and it comes at an opportune time too for the airline strategically, as we start to plan for an IPO listing in both London and Kazakhstan.”

Timetable:

Day Flight From/To Departure/Arrival time* Flight duration
Wednesday KC 941 Astana – London 14:35 – 16:40 7h 05min
Wednesday KC 942 London – Astana 17:55 – 05:20 +1 6h 25min
Friday KC 941 Astana – London 12:35 – 14:45 7h 10min
Friday KC 942 London – Astana 18:05 – 05:30 +1 6h 05min

* – Local time. Please note time is indicated effective June 01 and may vary by date.

Passengers flying direct with Air Astana also benefit from seamless immediate connections to Kazakhstan’s second city Almaty and excellent onwards connections via the airline’s domestic and international network. From Astana, passengers can benefit from convenient international connections to Urumqi, northwest China; Delhi, India; and the Russian cities of Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tyumen and Yekaterinburg.

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