MUNICH, GERMANY – Air Astana, the national airline of Kazakhstan, appointed Aviareps as General Sales Agent (GSA) in the United Kingdom and in Ireland. With immediate effect, Aviareps will provide year-round sales, reservations and ticketing services for Air Astana in the markets.
Air Astana operates flights to more than 60 international and domestic destinations from its main hubs in Almaty and Nur-Sultan. In May 2022, the airline celebrated the 20th anniversary of its commercial flight from Almaty to Nur-Sultan. Over the last 20 years the airline carried almost 60 million passengers and more than 250,000 tons of cargo, with 600,000 flights operated. Air Astana currently operates the route London Heathrow - Almaty three times a week with connecting flights to the Central Asian capitals Tashkent, Bishkek and Dushanbe. Aviareps local expert team in the UK will help Air Astana grow its presence in the UK and Ireland and increase sales in these markets. Aviareps now represents Air Astana in a total of 5 markets: Germany, Austria, Italy, UK and Ireland.
Adel Dauletbek, Marketing and Sales Vice-President at Air Astana: “We started working with Aviareps in 2003 and Aviareps has since then been a strong and trusted partner. We are pleased to now also appoint them as our GSA in the United Kingdom and in Ireland. Aviareps’ local expert teams in the markets will help us grow our presence in Europe and we look forward to working closely with them.”
Katerina Tomina, General Manager Aviareps UK and Ireland: “We are very proud that Air Astana has given us the trust to represent them in two additional markets: the United Kingdom and Ireland. We are eager to grow their brand awareness in these countries and look forward to utilizing our expert knowledge to strengthen their position in the market and increase their ticket sales.”