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Astana and Almaty airports rank among top 10 largest CIS airports

by October 11, 2016 General

Kazakhstani air carriers, operating domestic and international flights, have a modern fleet of aircraft. 4 major airlines – “Air Astana”, “SKAT”, “Bek Air” and “Qazaq the Air” have modern foreign planes to meet all the requirements of safety.

“Currently, domestic flights in Kazakhstan are carried out by six airlines Kazakhstan on 39 domestic routes (more than 500 flights a week),” reported in MID of Kazakhstan.

Of 18 airports functioning in Kazakhstan, half of Kazakhstani travelers choose the airports in Almaty and Astana, according to a report by the Ministry for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

“Over the past five years, the share of passengers who pick services of Almaty and Astana airports has amounted to 68%. Only 5-7% of passengers choose airports in Aktau, Atyrau and Shymkent.The least number of passengers is observed at the airports of Zhezkazgan, Taldykorgan, Kokshetau and Petropavlovsk,” the ministry reports.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan