Air Astana resumes flights to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

Wednesday 16th September 2020

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  • Uzbekistan Ceramic figures

Air Astana is starting to re-open its Central Asian network, with flights from Almaty to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, having resumed on 11th September 2020 and to Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, beginning on 20th September 2020. The Tashkent service initially operates once a week on Thursdays. The Bishkek flight will operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Sundays, with good connections in Almaty for Seoul service.


Flights are operated using Airbus family aircraft, with flight times being 1h30m outbound from Almaty to Tashkent and 55m to Bishkek.


Tickets are available on, the Airline’s ticketing offices, Information and Reservation Centre, and agencies accredited by the airline and IATA.


Only citizens of the countries that Kazakhstan has resumed direct flights with and those who have permission granted by the Inter-Governmental Commission of Kazakhstan can enter the territory of Kazakhstan during the period of the quarantine restrictions. Updates in health and quarantine regulations are available at


About Air Astana


Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, operates domestic and international flights from hubs in Nur-Sultan (NQZ) and Almaty (ALA). The airline commenced operations in May 2002. The Air Astana fleet consists of Boeing, Embraer and Airbus Family aircraft including A321LR.


Air Astana became the first carrier from Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe to be awarded the prestigious 4-Star rating by Skytrax at the World Airline Awards in 2012 and was also named ‘The Best Airline in Central Asia and India’ that year. Both achievements were repeated every year through until 2019. Air Astana has also received TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards in the “Regional Carrier in Asia” and “Passenger Comfort” categories for the past three years and a 5-Star in the “Major Regional Airlines” category from APEX in 2019.

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