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 France||Hong Kong Airlines|
|Bangkok Airways||Turkish 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.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Air Astana website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
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.
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.
Please contact the airline regarding the transport of pets and sport equipment.
To make a comfortable trip with Air Astana, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
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:
Y B H K L T Q S E* P*
J C D Z
|Within Zone 1 or Zone 2||300 points||450 points|
|Between Zones 1 and 2||600 points||900 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.
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Air Astana offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Air Astana.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Air Astana lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.