Air Astana increases frequencies to Tashkent

Wednesday 9th December 2020

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  • Air Astana Airbus A321LR

Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, has added a second frequency on flights between Almaty and Tashkent, Uzbekistan with effect from today, 9 December, with flights running on Wednesdays and Saturdays.   In addition, services between Nur-Sultan and Tashkent will resume on 10th December, with an initial once a week frequency on Thursdays.


All passengers arriving in Uzbekistan are required to provide a negative result PCR certificate, either in English or Russian, which must be obtained within 72 hours of departure.  Fourteen days of self-isolation at home or in a hotel (on a paid basis) is also required upon arrival. PCR testing is not obligatory for infants under two years old. Transit to third countries via Tashkent is not allowed until further notice.


All passengers arriving into Kazakhstan from foreign countries are required to travel with a negative PCR test certificate, obtained no earlier than three days prior to entry into the country.  Kazakhstan citizens unable to provide a certificate will be subject to three-day quarantine upon arrival while non-Kazakhstan passengers will be restricted from boarding at the departure airport. PCR testing is not obligatory for children under five years.


Air Astana Airbus A321LR



About Air Astana


Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, operates domestic and international flights from hubs in Astana and Almaty. The company was incorporated in late 2001 and commenced operations on 15th May 2002. The Air Astana fleet consists of Boeing 767/757, Airbus A320 Family aircraft including A320neo, A321neo and A321LR and Embraer E190 / E190-E2.


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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