Air Astana will start weekly flights to London Heathrow from Astana.


New York (AirGuide - Inside Air Travel) - Mon, Sep 30, 2013

Air Astana will introduce a weekly flight to London Heathrow on 31 October to the national capital Astana in Kazakhstan. In the past bmi served Astana from Heathrow but since the takeover by British Airways it has concentrated on the countryOs largest city and commercial centre of Almaty (Alma-Ata) with a three times per week operation (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday). The Heathrow [ETH] Astana route will operate on Tuesday with a 17:15 departure from London for an 05:30 arrival the next day at Astana. Astana [ETH] Heathrow flights will run on Thursdays with a 15:15 departure for a 16:05 arrival in London. As part of the changes, Air AstanaOs current London Heathrow to Almaty service will switch from Tuesday to Thursday. The other Almaty flight departs Heathrow on Saturday. Air Astana operates a fleet of 26 aircraft, the youngest fleet in the region and one of the youngest in Europe. As result of the fleet...

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