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New Airline: Air Astana

Sun Apr 28, 2002 5:56 pm

Hi everybody,

Air Astana from Kazakhstan has received its first Boeing 737-800:


According to its website at http://www.air-astana.kz the airline will operate domestic services within Kazakhstan. Its fleet is expected to consist of three Boeing 737-700/-800 leased from ILFC.

Frank Unterspann - Hamburg, Germany
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RE: New Airline: Air Astana

Sun Apr 28, 2002 7:48 pm

They also flew a BAC 1-11 leased/bought from Tarom. (The airlines name was Astanair Kazakhstan)


RE: New Airline: Air Astana

Sun Apr 28, 2002 8:16 pm

Astanair has no relationship to Air Astana.

Air Astana has been formed with the help of BAe and is based in Astana. Astanair was based in Almaty and used BAC-111s leased from JARO.

Air Astana, the new airline, was only formed as a company last year.

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