Presentation of Qazaq Air new airlines at the capital airport
On 6 July 2015 presentation of new Kazakh airlines “Qazaq Air” took place at Astana International Airport. Samruk-Kazyna JSC owns 100% of the stock of Qazaq Air. Participants of the event was demonstrated Bombardier Dash 8 Q 400 first board of Qazaq Air twin turboprop aircraft of the new generation, which has unique technical characteristics, operational flexibility and comfort for passengers. Aircraft of Qazaq Air arrived to the capital airport was greeted withfestivewatersalute. Presented Bombardier Dash 8 Q 400 is one of the three aircrafts of Qazaq Air ordered at the homonymic concern. Representatives of the airlines have reported that the airline’s fleet will effectively carry out flights through Kazakhstan, even with low passenger traffic. Airlines route network will consist of 12 destinations connecting regional centers of Kazakhstan. It is planned to operate flights to Almaty (with a frequency of up to 7 times per week) and Balkhash (with a frequency of up to 3 times per week) from Astana airport.