Polish company to launch flights to Kazakhstan's Almaty
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec.4
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
LOT Polish Airlines air company will increase the number of flights to Kazakhstan’s Nur-Sultan city, and will launch new flights to Kazakhstan’s Almaty city, Trend reports with reference to the press office of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development.
Thus, on December 3, 2019 Kazakh delegation held negotiations with Polish aviation authorities.
Following the end of the negotiations, the number of allowed flights between Kazakhstan and Poland was increased from 4 to 14 flights a week, i.e. flights on the route Nur-Sultan – Warsaw will become daily, whereas flights Warsaw – Almaty will be implemented seven times a week.
In this regard, LOT Polish Airlines air company will increase flights from Warsaw to Nur-Sultan from four to seven a week starting from Summer 2020, and will launch regular flight to Almaty next year. The company is also looking to launch flights to Kazakhstan’s Shymkent city.
Previously this year, President of Kazakhstan Kassym Jomart Tokayev has ordered to increase a number of international flights implemented from Nur-Sultan.
According to Tokayev, currently the number of direct international flights operated from country’s capital Nur-Sultan does not exceed 30 routes, which is not enough.
Furthermore, Kazakhstan's Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov said that Qatar Airways (Doha city, 2020), Emirates (Dubai, 2021), China Eastern (Shanghai, 2021), Ural Airlines, Pobeda and other air companies are to start operating in Kazakhstan.
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