Jun 12, 2017: Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s national carrier, will launch direct flights from Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan to New Delhi, the capital of India on July 2, 2017. The service will be operated three times a week using Airbus A320 and Embraer 190 aircraft. Air Astana continues to operate daily flights between Almaty and New Delhi, launched back in September 2004.
The Kazakhstan award-winning carrier offers travellers from New Delhi a wide range of convenient flight connections in Astana, with services to international destinations including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Istanbul, Kiev, Baku and Tbilisi as well as to many cities across Kazakhstan. Together with other Air Astana international passengers travelling through Astana between 1st June and 10th September 2017, those using the new services to and from New Delhi will be entitled to free admission tickets for EXPO 2017 Astana - Future Energy.
On Mondays and Thursdays, the flight (KC 241) will depart Astana at 07.20 and arrive in New Delhi at 10:55, with the return flight (?? 242) departing New Delhi at 12.00 and arriving in Astana at 17.00 local time. On Sundays, flight (KC 249) flight will depart Astana at 20.35 and arrive in New Delhi at 00.10 (+1), with the return flight (?? 250) departing New Delhi at 01.10 and arriving in Astana at 06.10 local time.