Tag: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan aims to improve air travel for children with mental disabilities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019 23:42

Kazakhstan's Civil Aviation Committee and a Chairman of the AUTISM KAZAKHSTAN National Association of AUTISM KAZAKHSTAN held a meeting today to work out proposals for improving availability of air transportation ... Read More

Kazakhstan woos AirAsia over direct Malaysia flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019 22:55

Malaysia-based AirAsia, the largest low-cost airline in Asia and the 13th in the world, is planning to launch direct flights from Malaysia to Kazakhstan, according to the sources in Kazakh ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s first budget airline FlyArystan launches Moscow flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019 15:40

Kazakhstan's first low-cost airline FlyArystan announced the start of ticket sales for its first international route from Nur-Sultan to Moscow. The new Moscow route will be operated on a daily ... Read More

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019 18:37

City leaders from around the world have met in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Urban Tourism Summit. The Summit enjoyed the highest level ... Read More

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 19:19

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership with the Davis Cup Madrid Finals taking place from November ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 07:47

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check the implementation of the instructions of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service excellence, innovation and a modern ... Read More

Embraer delivers 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 18:20

Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; B3: EMBR3;) delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), of which 11 were commercial aircraft and 11 were executive jets (8 ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:47

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for its first revenue flights from Almaty International Airport. The airline ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 11:48

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon Municipality concluded Friday in Lisbon, ... Read More

New LCC airline set to launch

editor editor- April 2, 2019 01:25

“With Board approval for this exciting new airline granted just six months ago, seats going on sale so swiftly is a remarkable achievement,” said Peter Foster, President and CEO of ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

editor editor- March 30, 2019 02:35

Spring may have just officially sprung on March 20, but in Prague, summer is starting in just 2 days, and tourists are ready to travel. On Sunday, March 31, 2019, ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place for women around the world. ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism exceeds its target of 1 million visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 18:15

Exceeding its target of attracting 1 million visitors by 2018, Ras Al Khaimah reported 1,072,066 visitors from domestic and key international markets during the year. Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development ... Read More

DNA, Dark Skies, Spiritual Inspiration: 2019 most interesting cruise trends

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 21:05

After intensive research and polling of thousands of travelers, the experts, who are both knowledgeable and current about cruise trends and what constitutes a memorable cruise for passengers, project the ... Read More

Airbus selects 51 teams for Fly Your Ideas global competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 15:26

Airbus has shortlisted 51 international student teams to go into round two of its sixth Fly Your Ideas global challenge. Students were invited to innovate in six key areas covering ... Read More

Air Astana celebrates delivery of first Embraer E190-E2

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 05:25

Air Astana celebrated the delivery of its first Embraer E190-E2 at a ceremony held in the carrier's Aviation Technical Center hangar at Astana airport today. The aircraft is the first ... Read More

Air Astana launches Tashkent flights from London, Paris and Frankfurt

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 10:35

Air Astana, the Skytrax award-winning national carrier of Kazakhstan, is pleased to offer new through flights to Tashkent, Uzbekistan via its Astana hub from London Heathrow, Frankfurt and Paris CDG ... Read More

Kazakhstan becomes Budapest Airport’s 45th country market

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 3, 2017 06:15

Just days into S17, Budapest Airport has announced further expansion of its destination map, filling the white spot that was Kazakhstan. Confirming a twice-weekly service to Astana, Wizz Air will ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015 04:36

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is forecast in some rather low-lying areas of China, the Korean ... Read More

Air Astana marks eleventh anniversary of its first flight

editor editor- May 17, 2013 08:05

ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, marked the eleventh anniversary of its first flight from Almaty to Astana this week. Read More

Air Astana takes delivery of its first sharklet equipped A320

editor editor- May 6, 2013 19:57

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with Airbus’ Sharklet fuel saving wing-tip devices. Read More

Air Astana launches new services to Ukraine and Russia

editor editor- March 29, 2013 09:15

ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s award winning flag carrier, will launch new services from Almaty and Astana to Kiev, capital of Ukraine on 31st March and 1st April 2013 ... Read More

Air Astana celebrates 10th anniversary of Kazakhstan to China services

editor editor- March 26, 2013 09:28

ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s award winning flag carrier marks the 10th anniversary of direct services between Kazakhstan and China with a major industry reception in Beijing today. Read More

Best Western opens first hotel In Kazakhstan

editor editor- February 9, 2013 10:21

ALMATY, Kazakhstan - Best Western International, the World's Biggest Hotel Family®, continues its global expansion with the addition of the brand's first hotel in Kazakhstan, the BEST WESTERN PLUS At Read More

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announces first hotel in Kazakhstan

editor editor- December 5, 2012 07:00

CHEVY CHASE, Md. - The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has announced the expansion of its luxury hotel portfolio in the CIS with the development of the first hotel in Kazakhstan. Read More

Astana will host Expo 2017

editor editor- November 24, 2012 08:04

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Kazakh capital city of Astana will host Expo 2017. Read More

Air Astana launches flights from Almaty to Hong Kong

editor editor- August 29, 2012 05:58

ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s Skytrax award winning flag carrier, operated the first flight from Almaty to Hong Kong today, with the new direct service bringing a host of ... Read More

Air Astana revenues up 13 percent

editor editor- August 8, 2012 03:53

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana saw its revenues grow by 13% to US$394 million, matched by a similar increase in passenger numbers, although net profit declined to US$4.95 million. Read More

Air Astana increases frequencies to Urumqi

editor editor- July 30, 2012 06:14

Air Astana services between Almaty and Urumqi, western China, will increase from three times a week to daily service with effect from 1st August 2012, whist services from Astana to ... Read More

Hong Kong and Kazakhstan come closer with visa-free travel

editor editor- July 27, 2012 05:25

With effect from today, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passport holders can enjoy a 14 day visa free visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan and Kazakh nationals can similarly ... Read More

Air Astana named Best Airline in Central Asia-India

editor editor- July 17, 2012 03:15

Air Astana was named the Best Airline in Central Asia / India at the 2012 World Airline Awards held at Farnborough Air Show in the UK last week. Read More

Air Astana launches new flights to Asia, Central Asia, Europe and Russia

editor editor- May 18, 2012 01:55

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of Air Astana. Its first flight was a Boeing 737 service from Almaty to Astana on May 15, 2002. Read More

Kazakhstan becoming top player of Central Asian tourism industry

editor editor- April 26, 2012 08:36

KAZAKHSTAN (eTN) – The Kazakhstan tourism industry expects fast movement in the region by announcing the development of one of the world’s longest ski reports in a country that currently ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s foreign minister thanks Borat for boosting tourism

editor editor- April 24, 2012 05:30

Yerzhan Kazykhanov, Kazakhstan's foreign minister thanked the character played in the hit film by Sacah Baron Cohen for boosting tourism, despite the fact Borat is sexist, homophobic and anti-semitic. Read More

Air Astana orders four 767-300ERs and three 787 Dreamliners

editor editor- March 2, 2012 06:04

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing and Air Astana have announced an order for four 767-300ERs (Extended Range) and three 787-8s. Read More