Air Astana - the official carrier for Routes Silk Road 2019

Tuesday 4th June 2019

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Routes Silk Road 2019, a leading regional aviation forum, will be held at The Palace of Independence in Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), the capital of Kazakhstan on 15-17 July, 2019. Air Astana is the official carrier for the event, which is also being supported by Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport and the City Administration.

Kazakhstan is the first country in Central Asia to host the event, which is expected to attract up to 300 delegates, including representatives of airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturers and tour operators.

The three-day forum will showcase the aviation, tourism and investment potential of Kazakhstan, which offers the opportunity to develop new regional air routes and tourist destinations.

As the official carrier for the event, Air Astana is offering all participants a 50% discount on flights tickets to / from Kazakhstan. For visitors, Kazakhstan offers a rich and diverse cultural experience and dramatically contrasting landscapes.

 

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 commenced operations on 15 May 2002. The Air Astana fleet consists of 35 aircraft including Boeing 767, 757, Airbus A319, A320, A320neo, A321, A321neo, Embraer E-190, E190-E2 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 named Winner in TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards in 2018 and 2019. Air Astana is a joint venture between Kazakhstan’s national wealth fund, Samruk Kazyna, and BAE Systems, with respective shares of 51% and 49%.

About Routes

Routes organises and operates world-renowned airline and airport networking events through its regional and World route development forums, held in key markets throughout the year. Routes is part of the Aviation Week Network and is an Informa business.

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