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Air Astana Will Launch New Service Between Almaty and Batumi, Georgia From May 15th, 2021

Air Astana will launch three weekly flights between Almaty and Batumi, Georgia’s second largest city, starting May 15, 2021. The route will operate on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays and will be serviced with an Airbus A321LR.


Air Astana Airbus A321LR - Courtesy Air Astana

On Thursday (April 15, 2021), air Astana announced the launch of new service between Almaty and Batumi, the second largest city in Georgia. The 4 hour and 30 minute flight will operate three times weekly on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays, and the route will be operated with an Airbus A321LR. The flight time for the return flight between Batumi and Almaty is 4 hours and five minutes. Located on the Black Sea, Batumi will be Air Astana’s second destination in Georgia, complementing existing service to the capital, Tbilisi, which has been offered since 2011. Tickets are now available for purchase with roundtrip fares starting at US$304 for Economy and US$664 for Business Class tickets.


Customers traveling to Georgia must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. For those passengers who have been vaccinated, a test is not required, providing they can present proof of having received a full course (two doses) of any COVID-19 vaccine. Travelers to Kazakhstan from foreign countries must present a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours of arrival.


Over the last few months, Air Astana has restored service to Moscow, Dubai, Tashkent, Frankfurt, Seoul, Bishkek, Kyiv, Istanbul, Antalya and Sharm El Sheik. The airline has also launched new service to the Maldives, Mattala (Sri Lanka) and Hurghada (Egypt). During 2020, Air Astana retired their Boeing 757 and Embraer 190 fleets and now exclusively operates Airbus A321LRs and late model Boeing 767s on major international routes.



Source: Air Astana

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