air astana


  • Founded in 2001
  • Airport Location: Kazakhstan
  • Owner: State-owned Company (51%), BAE systems (% 49)
  • Number of targets: 64
  • Objectives: In addition to regional connections, also destinations in Europe and Asia
  • Member of an alliance: none
  • Frequent Flyer Program : Nomad Club, Miles and More
  • Aircraft Types: Airbus A319-100 / A320-200 / A320neo / A321-200 , Boeing 767-300ER , Embraer 190
  • Average age aircraft:-
  • Number of aircraft: 31
  • Aircraft manufacturer with which the airline Air Astana co-operates:  Airbus , Boeing , Embraer


Air Astana airline was established in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan in 2001. The company has a 51% share in Kazakhstan government and a 49% share in BAE Systems PLC. The first flight waw from Almata to Astana in 2002. The airline uses Almaty International Airport and Astana International Airport as hubs.

Air Astana has 31 airplanes with more than 60 domestic and international destinations for cheap and affordable flights.

The airline is flying to 14 cities of Kazakhstan, mainly in Almaty, Aktau, Aktobe, Astana, Karaganda and Chimkent. Azerbaijan, Georgia, India, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, China, Russia, South Korea, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam are the countries that airline is flying internationally.

The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.

Air FranceHong Kong Airlines
Air IndiaKLM
Asiana AirlinesLufthansa
Bangkok AirwaysTurkish Airlines
Etihad Airlines


Air Astana offers its online check-in directly on the company's website

Check-in start time
Starting from 24 hours before the flight and continues until 60 minutes prior the scheduled flight.


Nomad Club is a classic frequent flyer program, which cooperates with Miles and More . Members are credited for flights booked with Air Astana, depending on distance and promotion class. Also purchases, hotel stays and restaurant visits in Kazakhstan are rewarded with bonus points. Nomad Club points are valid for 36 months. The flights booked for flights and the bonus points earned at partner companies can be exchanged for free flights and upgrades. The membership status, on the other hand, is calculated only from the flight balance sheet.

Benefit twice with Nomad Club and Miles and More

You can also earn miles on the Luftansa miles program Miles & More on flights to Frankfurt, London and Hanover on the terms of a treaty with Lufthansa in 2007. In addition, the Nomad Club card also earns miles on Asiana flights.

The mile earning information table is below .

 Domestic flights
 For travel in Kazakhstan members will receive a fixed number of flight points for each flown one-way segment depending on the travel zone and class of travel as determined by the booking class shown on the ticket:
TravelEconomy Class
Y B H K L T Q S E* P*
Business Class
Within Zone 1 or Zone 2300 points450 points
Between Zones 1 and 2600 points900 points

Zone 1: Almaty, Astana, Karaganda, Kostanay, Kyzylorda, Oskemen, Pavlodar, Shymkent, Zhezkazgan

Zone 2: Aktau, Aktobe, Atyrau, Uralsk

 Note: Business Class may not be offered on all domestic routes
International Flights
The amount of points you earn on international flights determines the distance between the departure point and the destination. Please find out how many miles you will earn on the airline website.


Carry-on baggage

In Economy Class, a piece of hand luggage may not be larger than 55 x 40 x 20 cm and not more than eight kilograms. In addition to the hand luggage of 55 x 40 x 20 centimeters, Business Class travelers can take another piece of luggage up to 24 x 35 x 20 centimeters. Together, the two pieces of luggage must not weigh more than 18 kg. In addition, each traveler is allowed to bring a personal item, such as a handbag or a laptop, a coat or reading for the flight.

Checked baggage

Economy Class passengers are allowed to carry 20 kg, business class passengers are entitled to 30 kg of free luggage. The baggage must not exceed 158 centimeters (maximum circumference). In cases where the baggage allowance is exceeded, the customer will be charged an appropriate extra charge.

Special Baggage Allowance Offers

 Almaty – Urumqi 30 kg until 31 December 2017
 Urumqi – Almaty 30 kg until 31 December 2017
 Kiev – Delhi 30 kg until 31 December 2017
 Delhi – Kiev 30 kg until 31 December 2017
 Delhi – Istanbul* 30 kg until 31 December 2017
 Tbilisi – Delhi 30 kg until 31 December 2017
 Delhi – Tbilisi 30 kg until 31 December 2018
 Kiev – Beijing* 40 kg until 31 December 2018

*Please note that for Beijing – Kiev and Istanbul – Delhi routes the increased free baggage allowance applies only provided that journeys begin in Kiev and Delhi accordingly.

Other luggage

Please contact the airline regarding the transport of pets and sport equipment.

Note: Tripuck does not guarantee the correctness and timeliness of the information. Contact your agency  or airline for actual luggage information