22.02.2010
Opportunity of opening direct flight from Astana to Paris considered in Transport Ministry ASTANA. February 19. KAZINFORM. /Gulnara Zhandagulova/

Opportunity of opening direct flight from Astana to Paris considered in Transport Ministry ASTANA. February 19. KAZINFORM. /Gulnara Zhandagulova/

Ministry of Transport and Communications of Kazakhstan is considering an opportunity of opening a direct flight Astana – Paris; the Ministry’s press service told Kazinform after the meeting of Minister Abelgazy Kussainov with the French delegation headed by Ambassador of France to Kazakhstan Jean-Charles Berthonnet.

The diplomat expressed wish of the French side to rapidly develop cooperation with Kazakhstan in transport sphere. World’s leading airlines Air France is ready to work by route Astana – Paris. Besides, ALSTOM Company suggests expanding cooperation in the railway field.

The Kazakh Minister expressed readiness to consider all mutually beneficial proposals. In its turn the Kazakh side suggests organizing air cargo transportation from Europe to China via Kazakhstan on preferential terms. Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC and ALSTOM signed agreement on cooperation in electric drive production.