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Joint Stock Company «Air Astana»

Legal address

Almaty city Zakarpatskaya, 4A


Pre-sale preparation

Main participants and their shares

Samruk-Kazyna JSC - 51%
BAE Systems - 49%

Information about the object

  • Flagship carrier of Kazakhstan, working in the expanded domestic market of Central Asia, the South of Russia, the Caucasus and North-Western China;
  • IATA member since 2003, in line with the IATA Operational Safety Audit Program (IOSA), has world-class safety and technical expertise;
  • The owner of the Skytrax World Airline Awards 4 stars rating for five consecutive years. The victory in the nominations "The best airline of Central Asia and India" and "Best on-board service in Central Asia and India" from 2012 and 2013, respectively, according to Skytrax;
  • There is a frequent flyer program - "Nomad Club";
  • Own initial training program for pilots ab-initio (already 183 graduates);
  • The construction of its own technical center is planned for 2017 in order to reduce the dependence and costs of third-party maintenance service providers abroad;
  • Profitable since 2003, a full-scale airline with a cost structure similar to budget carriers.