Category: Kazakhstan travel news

Kazakhstan Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Kazakhstan, a Central Asian country and former Soviet republic, extends from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains at its eastern border with China and Russia. Its largest metropolis, Almaty, is a long-standing trading hub whose landmarks include Ascension Cathedral, a tsarist-era Russian Orthodox church, and the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, displaying thousands of Kazakh artifacts.

Air Astana: International flights will continue during autumn-winter season
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Air Astana: International flights will continue during autumn-winter season

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Air Astana will continue to operate flights to international destinations with some changes during the autumn-winter season. From 21st October ... Read More

Kazakhstan cuts down UAE, Germany, Ukraine, and Belarus flights
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Kazakhstan cuts down UAE, Germany, Ukraine, and Belarus flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

Kazakhstan's Chief Sanitary Officer announced that the country plans to cut down down air service with the UAE, Germany, Ukraine, ... Read More

FlyArystan: 92% of September flights on time
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FlyArystan: 92% of September flights on time

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020

FlyArystan, Kazakhstan’s Low Fare Airline, today released its On-Time Performance (OTP) for September. OTP is a measurement of how often ... Read More

Aeroflot resumes regular flights to Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and South Korea
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Aeroflot resumes regular flights to Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and South Korea

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 22, 2020

Russian flag carrier, Aeroflot, announces that international service between Moscow and Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek), Belarus (Minsk) and Kazakhstan (Nur-Sultan) will restart ... Read More

Air Astana Flights Resume to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan
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Air Astana Flights Resume to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020

Air Astana is starting to re-open its Central Asian network with flights from Almaty to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, ... Read More

Almaty to Frankfurt soon on Air Astana
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Almaty to Frankfurt soon on Air Astana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2020

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s air carrier, will introduce direct flights from Almaty to Frankfurt starting on 2nd October 2020. Initially twice ... Read More

Nur-Sultan to Frankfurt flights on Air Astana to start August 28
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Nur-Sultan to Frankfurt flights on Air Astana to start August 28

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 14, 2020

Air Astana will resume direct flights from Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan to Frankfurt on 18th August 2020, with services initially being ... Read More

Air Astana resumes international flights
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Air Astana resumes international flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2020

Air Astana will resume international services from Almaty and Nur-Sultan to destinations in Georgia, South Korea, and Turkey between 20th June ... Read More

FlyArystan heading for West Kazakhstan
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FlyArystan heading for West Kazakhstan

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 11, 2020

FlyArystan  announces the expansion of its route network and the launch of a new base in Atyrau,West Kazakhstan, with operations ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan launches new destinations
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Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan launches new destinations

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 2, 2020

FlyArystan is pleased to announce the expansion of its route network,with the launch of new flights to Aktau, Atyrau and ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana resumes some domestic flight operations
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Kazakhstan’s Air Astana resumes some domestic flight operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

In common with carriers around the world, Air Astana faces challenges as it slowly restarts operations against the backdrop of ... Read More

Air Astana resumes regional flights across Kazakhstan
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Air Astana resumes regional flights across Kazakhstan

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 8, 2020

Air Astana will resume scheduled flights from Almaty and Nur-Sultan to regional centers across Kazakhstan following the end of the ... Read More

Air Astana resumes flights between Almaty and Nur Sultan
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Air Astana resumes flights between Almaty and Nur Sultan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2020

Air Astana will resume scheduled flights between Almaty and Nur-Sultan starting from 1st May 2020, with three frequencies a day ... Read More

Air Astana changes due to Coronavirus
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Air Astana changes due to Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

Air Astana has made a number of flight schedule changes resulting from the global spread of the Coronavirus, with actions ... Read More

Almaty to Mumbai on Air Astana
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Almaty to Mumbai on Air Astana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, will launch services between Almaty and India’s commercial center, Mumbai on 1st June 2020. Flights will ... Read More

Air Astana: Profit up 461% in 2019
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Air Astana: Profit up 461% in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana has recorded a net profit (unaudited) for 2019 of US$30.03 million, up from US$5.3 million in the ... Read More

New CEO of Kazakhstan’s Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport named
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New CEO of Kazakhstan’s Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019

Kazakhstan's Civil Aviation Committee announced that Gabit Tazhimuratov has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board of the Nursultan ... Read More

Passenger jet with 100 people crashed into a two story building
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Passenger jet with 100 people crashed into a two story building

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2019

Bek Air Flight 2100 crashed. A Fokker 100 passenger jet operated by Bek Air crashed near the city of Almaty ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s first low-cost airline launches its first international route
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Kazakhstan’s first low-cost airline launches its first international route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2019

On December 13, the first Kazakhstan low-cost airline FlyArystan made its first international flight from Nur-Sultan to Moscow (Zhukovsky) on ... Read More

Kazakhstan aims to improve air travel for children with mental disabilities
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Kazakhstan aims to improve air travel for children with mental disabilities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

Kazakhstan's Civil Aviation Committee and a Chairman of the AUTISM KAZAKHSTAN National Association of AUTISM KAZAKHSTAN held a meeting today ... Read More

Kazakhstan launches mountain tourism project office
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Kazakhstan launches mountain tourism project office

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

The akimats (administrations) of the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan and the Almaty Region joined forces with the Kazakh Tourism company, ... Read More

Air Astana to buy 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets
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Air Astana to buy 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019

Air Astana intends to order 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes to serve as the backbone of its new low-cost ... Read More

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Qatar Airways to launch Kazakhstan service from Doha by the end of year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 9, 2019

Negotiations were held today between the aviation authorities of the State of Qatar and the Republic of Kazakhstan in Doha, ... Read More

Kazakhstan woos AirAsia over direct Malaysia flights
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Kazakhstan woos AirAsia over direct Malaysia flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

Malaysia-based AirAsia, the largest low-cost airline in Asia and the 13th in the world, is planning to launch direct flights ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s first budget airline FlyArystan launches Moscow flight
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Kazakhstan’s first budget airline FlyArystan launches Moscow flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

Kazakhstan's first low-cost airline FlyArystan announced the start of ticket sales for its first international route from Nur-Sultan to Moscow. ... Read More

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit
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Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019

City leaders from around the world have met in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ... Read More

Kazakhstan launches visa-free entry for citizens of 12 countries
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Kazakhstan launches visa-free entry for citizens of 12 countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 1, 2019

The Republic of Kazakhstan has launched a visa-free entry policy for citizens of 12 more states, official representative of Kazakhstan ... Read More

Air Astana takes delivery of its first Airbus A321LR
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Air Astana takes delivery of its first Airbus A321LR

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 23, 2019

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A321LR on lease from Air Lease Corporation. The A321LR ... Read More

PATA Travel Mart: Kazakhstan welcomes 1,200 Delegates
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PATA Travel Mart: Kazakhstan welcomes 1,200 Delegates

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 20, 2019

 PATA Travel Mart 2019 (PTM 2019), generously hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan ... Read More

$26 tickets on Kazakhstan based low cost airline results in 200,000 passengers
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$26 tickets on Kazakhstan based low cost airline results in 200,000 passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2019

FlyArystan has reported carrying more than 200,000 passengers in just over three months of operation.  The airline also sold more ... Read More

Air Astana and S7 strengthened partnership
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Air Astana and S7 strengthened partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 25, 2019

Kazakhstan's national Airlines Air Astana and S7 Airlines, Russia’s biggest private airline, have strengthened their cooperation by signing a codeshare ... Read More

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019
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PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019

Winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These ... Read More

PATA to share secrets of storytelling with Kazakh travel industry professionals
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PATA to share secrets of storytelling with Kazakh travel industry professionals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 9, 2019

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to stage the next ‘PATA Human Capacity Building Program’ in Nur-Sultan (Astana), ... Read More

What the world needs now: Shanghai Cooperation Organization Tourism Board
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What the world needs now: Shanghai Cooperation Organization Tourism Board

Agha Iqrar Agha Iqrar- June 17, 2019

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan while addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Bishkek highlighted the need for ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement
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Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check the ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary
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Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the ... Read More