Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, increased frequencies between Almaty and Delhi on 21st August 2012. With the introduction of the additional services, Air Astana will be providing a daily service except Thursdays and Saturdays. Flights will be performed by Airbus A320 aircraft configured in 148 seats, two class configuration. The flight duration from Almaty to Delhi is 3 hours and 45 minutes.
The increase of services to Delhi will help to satisfy increasing demand for airline services between India and Kazakhstan and contribute to greater trade and financial cooperation. Air Astana services from Almaty to Delhi commenced on 4th September 2004 and since then the airline has carried almost 200,000 passengers on the route.
“Business and leisure traffic between Kazakhstan and India has continued to grow strongly in recent years and Air Astana is now delighted to respond by providing extra services to Delhi, one of the country’s most dynamic cities. The new flights offer passengers arriving in Almaty convenient connections to domestic services including to the capital Astana, as well as regional destinations in Central Asia, Caucasus, southern Russia and China,” said Ibrahim Canliel, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Air Astana.
Travelling with Air Astana, passengers can enjoy safe, reliable and comfortable service, which was awarded 4-Star status and named “Best Airline in Central & India” by Skytrax in June 2012. Passengers can also enjoy increased benefits of the Nomad Club Frequent Flyer Programme as well as a range of flight connections across the region.