Air Astana is the national carrier of Kazakhstan and is in operation since 2002. The airline operates from Almaty International Airport, its main hub, and Astana International Airport, its secondary hub. BAE Systems owns 49 percent equity in the airline.
The airline operates a fleet of 31 aircraft made up of 14 Airbus, 9 Embraer and 8 Boeing aircraft.
The IATA code for Air Astana is KC
The ICAO code for Air Astana is KZR. The Callsign for Air Astana is ASTANALINE.
Destinations Air Astana Flies to
Air Astana is a major airline flying to 64 destinations within its region and Russian and Central Asian cities. Its international destinations include Delhi, Seoul, Beijing, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Frankfurt, London, Paris and Tehran.
Air Astana Codeshare Agreements
Air Astana has entered into code share agreements with Air India, Air France, Astana Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Etihad Airways, Hong Kong Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines. The ticketing can be done under Air Astana’s brand and flyers get to fly in the airlines with which Air Astana has codeshare agreements.
Air Astana Check-in and Baggage and Important Information
Air Astana offers check-in facilities in several ways including web check-in. The airline provides a facility for upgrade before taking the flight where flyers can bid for an upgrade.
Air Astana check-in closes 40 minutes before a domestic or international flight takes-off and the boarding gate closes 15 minutes before the flight takes off. However, for codeshare flights the airline rules would apply.
Check-in baggage allowance is restricted 30 Kg for Business Class and Economy Sleeper Class and 20 Kg for Economy Class.
In Economy Class 1 piece of cabin baggage is allowed while other upper classes are allowed 2 pieces. The cabin baggage size is restricted to 56 x 45 x 25 cm size.
Air Astana On Board Services
Air Astana offers Economy, Economy Sleeper and Business Class on their flights. Economy Class passengers get comfortable seats with ample leg room and 9-inch touch screen for personal in-set entertainment comprising podcasts, games, TV and movies. Economy Sleeper Class flyers will get a mattress layered across three economy class seats to become a sleeper seat. Business Class flyers get fully-flat beds, convenient storage spaces, mood lighting and the latest personal in-flight entertainment with a 15-inch display.
In-flight entertainment system are state-of-the-art systems that provide hi-fidelity entertainment including high speed wireless multimedia streaming systems.
Air Astana offers excellent dining services which include menus from ingredients sourced from Europe, Asia and Arabia.
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Nomad Club - Air Astana Frequent Flyer Program
Air Astana’s frequent flyer program is run under the Nomad Club banner. Flyers can graduate from the basic Blue membership to Silver and then Gold. Rewards are also offered when flyer use the services of Air Astana partners such as other airlines, hotels, car rentals, banks, dining and shopping establishments.