Air Astana to launch new flights to Tashkent, Uzbekistan from London, Paris and Frankfurt for Summer 2019 Schedule

Tuesday 11th December 2018

Air Astana, the Skytrax award-winning national carrier of Kazakhstan, is pleased to offer new through flights to Tashkent, Uzbekistan via its Astana hub from London Heathrow, Frankfurt and Paris CDG from the start of its summer schedule on 29th March 2019. 

Tashkent flights originating from London Heathrow will run three times weekly; from Frankfurt four times per week and twice a week from Paris.  Timings have been optimized for seamless and convenient transfers to Tashkent through Astana’s newly completed airport terminal.   Flights are already available now to purchase from or from Air Astana’s ticketing offices.

Schedule from London Heathrow

* Local times. Please note time indicated is effective 29th March 2019 and may vary.

Richard Ledger, Vice President Marketing and Sales, Air Astana, commented: “We are delighted to be able to offer this twice weekly service to Tashkent from three of our European departure airports on what we believe will be a highly popular route. Interest in the Silk Road destinations continues to grow and the addition of Tashkent offers passengers the perfect opportunity to combine a visit to Kazakhstan with Uzbekistan to further explore the region’s fascinating history.”

Lead in return fares from London to Tashkent start from £386* for Economy Class, and £1,643* for Business Class. 

Fares are valid for year-round departures from London including the peak season.  * 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. The 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 (CIS) and Eastern Europe to be awarded a 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, 2017 and 2018.

Air Astana is a joint venture between Kazakhstan’s national wealth fund, Samruk Kazyna, and BAE Systems, with respective shares of 51% and 49%. Air Astana was named Winner in the TripAdvisor 2018 Travellers' Choice Awards.


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