Frankfurt receives Kazakh inclusion GERMANY’S LARGEST gateway,Frankfurt Airport, was correlated with a new route to Central Asia thanks to Air Astana. Having started on October 2,the twice-weekly service links Frankfurt with Almaty — the second largest city in Kazakhstan. In the time of writing, this service was expected to increase to thrice-weekly from October 26.
The flight has been timed to supply adequate connections for travellers from UK cities such as London, Birmingham and Manchester as well as wider European and North American destinations in combination with partner, Lufthansa.
Air Astana will install its own current three-strong contingent of Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered Airbus A321LRs ? P4-KGA (c/n 8837),P4-KGB (c/n 8980) and P4-KGC(c/n 9080) — with a fourth, P4-KGD (c/n 9432) joining imminently. The type is fitted out in a two-class,–chair layout with 16 lie-flat seats nicknamed’thrones’.
The route’s introduction complements existing hyperlinks in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan. Moreover, the flag carrier has flights to Frankfurt from two other cities in Kazakhstan; a twice-weekly turning to Atyrau along with a weekly link to Uralsk. (Photo Fraport AG)