Astana Airport summarized the results for 2015
According to results of activity of Astana airport for 2015 number of passengers handled made more than 3 million 300 thousand, that was 13% more compared to last year within the same period.
Number of flights handled for 2015 made 24 454, that was 8 % more in compare with the same period of 2014.
Last year, number of airlines operating regular flights from Astana airport was replenished with three new airlines: Asiana, Fly Dubai and Qazaq Air. Currently 19 airlines, including 5 domestic and 14 foreign carriers, are airport’s clients.
15 domestic and 23 international flights are operated from Astana Airport.
The main factors of increase in figures of operations were increase in the frequency of flights on existing flights and the opening of new routes.
Since the beginning of 2015, new routes have been opened in the capital airport. In March of this year, Air Astana has launched a long-awaited Astana-Paris route. In May seasonal flights to Antalya were resumed, in June for the first time flights to Seoul, Tbilisi and Taraz were opened. Since May Scat Airline has resumed flights to Tomsk. Bek Air Airline has expanded its route network in Kazakhstan, in late June flights to Kyzylorda, Zhezkazgan, Shymkent were opened. In addition, the airline has increased the frequency of flights to Almaty and Atyrau. Since August 2015 Qazaq Air new airline started its activities under two routes: Almaty and Taldy-Korgan.