Kazakhstan

Russia and Kazakhstan squabble over Buran shuttle prototypes

Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan is refusing to give Russia a mockup and a prototype of Buran, the Soviet Union’s space shuttle....


Airbus receives order for 2 A400M aircraft from Kazakhstan

Airbus received an order for two A400M four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft, made by the Republic of Kazakhstan.  ...


Kazakhstan reportedly in talks to acquire two Airbus A400M

Airbus Defense & Space is discussing with Kazakhstan the acquisition of two A400M, according to Spanish media....


Bek Air’s Fokker 100 with 100 onboard crashes in Kazakhstan

A Fokker 100 aircraft belonging to Bek Air lost altitude and crashed into a building during takeoff near Almaty (Kazakhstan) on December 27, 2019. There were 98 people onboard; initial reports indicate that at least 12 of them have not survived the accident....


AeroBrief| New-old plane, Kazakh LCC & Dassault’s “no” to Canada

On November 8, 2018: Air Astana announced a launch of a new, “very, very safe” LCC; Azur Air flies the first (but not so new) Boeing 737-900ER in Russia; while Dassault Aviation opts out from Canadian Air Force fighter jet tender, allegedly over “security requirements” concerns....


Airbus to deliver 2 more C295s to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is to acquire two more Airbus C295 transport aircraft following the signature of a new contract with Airbus Defence and Space....


Kazakhstan's Air Astana reports net loss of $6.6m in 1H 2016

Air Astana reported a net loss of $6.6 million, and an operating profit of $0.975 million, for the first half of 2016....