Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's Air Astana brings back full network

Kazakhstan’s flag-carrier Air Astana restores its full domestic and international network....


Russian forces help take control of Almaty Airport amid Kazakhstan unrest

Russian forces help take control of Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan, after anti-government protests broke out across the country ...


Airlines suspend flights to Almaty amid Kazakhstan unrest

Several airlines have suspended their regular routes to Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, as the country is embroiled in violent civil unrest....


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....