Air Astana takes London - Astana daily from June 1st

Monday 26th February 2018

Air Astana, the Skytrax award-winning national carrier of Kazakhstan will offer daily, non-stop flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Astana, effective 1st June.  The additional frequencies, on Wednesdays and Fridays, are already available for purchase.

"We are delighted to have finally secured daily flight status on what is such a prestigious and popular route - the only direct service linking the UK to Kazakhstan," said Air Astana CEO and President Peter Foster. "London has consistently grown in significance, with both business and leisure travellers and it comes at an opportune time too for the airline strategically, as we start to plan for an IPO listing in both London and Kazakhstan."

 Day                 Flight           From/To                   Departure/Arrival time*     Duration

Wednesday     KC 942        London - Astana         17:55 - 05:20 +1                 6h 25min

Wednesday     KC 941        Astana - London         14:35 - 16:40                      7h 05min

Friday               KC 942        London - Astana         18:05 - 05:30 +1                 6h 05min

Friday               KC 941        Astana - London         12:35 - 14:45                      7h 10min


* Local time. Please note time is indicated effective June 01 and may vary by date.

Passengers flying direct with Air Astana also benefit from seamless immediate connections to Kazakhstan's second city Almaty and excellent onwards connections via the airline's domestic and international network. From Astana, passengers can benefit from convenient international connections to Urumqi, northwest China; Delhi, India; and the Russian cities of Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tyumen and Yekaterinburg.

Air Astana offers a three-class product aboard its comfortable Boeing 757 aircraft - 16 seats in business; 108 in economy and up to 12 unique Economy Sleeper Seats.  Return fares start from £505* for Economy Class, £1512* for an Economy Sleeper, and £2032* for Business Class. Fares include all taxes and are valid for year round departures from London including the peak season. Tickets can be purchased via airline's website: airastana.com or Air Astana's ticketing offices.

 * Please note prices may differ due to exchange rate fluctuations.

About Air Astana

Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, operates flights to over 60 domestic and international routes from hubs in Astana and Almaty. The company was incorporated in late 2001 and commenced operations on 15 May 2002. Air Astana fleet consists of Boeing 767, 757, Airbus A319, A320, A320neo, A321, A321neo and Embraer 190 aircraft. Air Astana became the first carrier from Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (the CIS) and Eastern Europe to be awarded the prestigious 4-Star rating by Skytrax at its World Airline Awards 2012 and was also named 'The Best Airline in Central Asia and India' that year. Both achievements were repeated in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

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