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Air Astana Inaugurates New Service Between Almaty and Tel Aviv

Air Astana has launched new nonstop service between Almaty and Tel Aviv, Israel. The route will operate twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays with an Airbus A321LR.

Air Astana Airbus A321neoLR - Courtesy Airbus

On Thursday (August 7, 2023), Air Astana announced the launch of their inaugural nonstop service between Almaty and Tel Aviv. The route will now operate two times per week on Thursdays and Sundays with an Airbus A321neoLR. The flight time for the outbound service from Almaty is six hours and forty-five minutes, while the return flight time from Tel Aviv is five hours and fifty minutes. Return Economy fares are now available for booking from US $603, while return Business Class fares start from US $1,438. Citizens of Israel can stay in Kazakhstan visa-free for up to 30 days.

The new route will help to foster business, trade, culturalal and tourism links between the two nations. Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Tien Shen mountains, Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan, and offers visitors a unique blend of history, culture and natural beauty. The city’s cultural tapestry reflects its diverse heritage, where Eastern and Western influences converge. Almaty features a vibrant art scene and captivating museums, along with opportunities for visitors to experience the wonderful flavors of Centra Asian cuisine. More adventurous travelers will also enjoy the city’s close proximity to pristine mountain landscapes, with opportunities for hiking and skiing, while enjoying the breathtaking vistas.

Founded in late 2001, Kazakhstan-based Air Astana operates a modern fleet of 29 Airbus A320neos, A321s, A321neos, and A321neo LRs, as well as Boeing 767-300ERs and Embraer E190-E2s. Air Astana serves over 40 domestic and international routes and employs over 5,000 team members. In May 2019, the company launched FlyArystan, the region’s first truly low-cost carrier.

Source: Air Astana


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