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Kazakhstan's Air Astana launching more direct flights to Germany

Transport Materials 9 September 2020 11:56
Kazakhstan's Air Astana launching more direct flights to Germany

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 9

By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana company is launching direct flights on the Almaty Frankfurt Almaty route, Trend reports with reference to the Air Astana.

The flights will be operated two times a week starting Oct. 2, 2020, whereas starting Oct. 28, 2020 the number of flights will be increased to three times a week.

Thus, taking into account Air Astana flights on the Nur-Sultan-Frankfurt-Nur-Sultan and Uralsk-Frankfurt-Uralsk, the number of the company-operated flights to Frankfurt will be increased to eight times a week.

The flights will be operated via Airbus A321LR planes.

In June 2020, Kazakhstan announced a decision to launch international flights to several countries following coronavirus-related restrictions on flights. The flights are being gradually resumed to Turkey, China, South Korea, Thailand, and Japan from June 20, 2020.

The list was then further expanded and included Hungary, India, Germany, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Egypt, Ukraine, Poland, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

Recently the list of countries was extended with the UAE, Belarus, Germany, the Netherlands, Egypt, Ukraine, and Russia.

The first two cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Kazakhstan among those who arrived in Almaty city from Germany on March 13, 2020.

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