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Astana, Kazakhstan • 30 October, 2023 | 15:15

Air Astana Resumes Flights from Almaty to Maldives and Sri Lanka

The company has reintroduced seasonal routes and increased flights to popular destinations

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According to the company's press service, as of October 29, 2023, Air Astana has implemented its winter schedule, reintroducing seasonal routes and increasing flight frequencies to popular international destinations from Almaty and Astana.

Throughout the winter season, the carrier will operate five weekly flights on the Almaty-Maldives route and four charter flights per week on the Almaty-Sri Lanka route.

Moreover, flight frequencies will see significant increases: Almaty to Bangkok will now offer seven flights per week (up from three), while Almaty to Phuket will increase to eleven flights per week (previously four). Flights to Dubai from Almaty will rise to twelve per week (up from seven), and from Astana to ten per week (previously six). The Almaty-Delhi route will see an increase to eleven flights per week, and the Almaty-Jeddah route will operate three flights per week. Additionally, the airline plans to conduct one charter flight per week to Doha from both Almaty and Astana.

The company also highlighted that from autumn through February, Kazakh citizens will not be required a visa to travel to Thailand.

Moreover, within the domestic flights of the winter schedule, a change has been made on the Astana-Kostanay route. FlyArystan division will now operate the Astana-Kostanay flight.

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