Tag: Astana

Watch Air Astana Airbus A320 Suffers Runway Excursion on Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Astana Airbus A320 was performing flight from Shymkent to Astana with 97 passengers and 9 crew, when the aircraft landed but went right off the runway temporarily, crossed taxiways B and C and returned onto the center line of the runway. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained damage to the left hand engine […]

Liberalized Kazakhstan Set to Attract New Carriers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kazakhstan is to adopt a permanent free-market “open skies” air transport policy at the airport serving its capital city of Astana from May of this year, timed to begin just prior to the Expo 2017 event being held there from June, the gateway’s official representative has told Russian Aviation Insider. This bold decision of the […]