Astana Airport reviewed the results for 9 months of 2014
On thе results of Astana airport for 9 months of 2014 passenger traffic reached more than 2,2 million, it is for 10,5% more compared to last year during the same period.
On the domestic flights for 9 months of 2014 year the total volume of passengers amounted to more than 1,2 million (Increase of 6% compared to 2013). The most popular domestic flights are Almaty, Shymkent and Aktau. On the international routes the number of handled passengers for 9 months of 2014 amounted to about 900 thousands which is 17.6% more compared to 9 months of 2013. The popular routes were Frankfurt, Istanbul and Abu Dhabi.
The number of handled flights for 9 months of 2014 – 16 589 flights, which is 26% more compared to the same period of 2013. There was a reduce of delays by 2 percents while the actual increase in regular flights by 14,4 percents.
The main factors of the growth of operational activity were the increase of frequency of flights on existing flights and the opening of new routes.
In June of 2014 from Astana Airport has opened a new route Astana Tomsk («Scat» airline). Since September 2014 the airline «Etihad Airways» increased the frequency of flights to 2 times a week in the city of Abu Dhabi. During the summer season for the first time «Atlas Jet» airline was on a regular basis on the route Astana – Antalya. Besides this, a gift for capital visitors and residents was charter tourist program by the routes: Astana Astana-Burgas and Astana- Thessaloniki.
For the comfort of passengers and visitors at Astana airport were opened: cafe “Fast food”, coffe shop “Segafredo”, taxi station “Eco taxi”. In addition, in connection with the planned reconstruction of the hall for official delegations was moved to another building. In the international VIP was opened an additional bar with a varied range of products.
The provided services by airport by the quality and safety level correspond to international standards.