Boutique airline Air Astana has switched to a spring-summer operating schedule effective March 26 to October 29 and during this period the Peter Foster-led carrier will steadily increase the number of international flights on its state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo fleet.

Services from Almaty to Antalya will be increased to 10 flights a week, whilst those from Astana will increase to seven services a week.

Almaty to Tbilisi (Georgia) services will be increased by seven flights a week, those from Astana to Tbilisi increased by three flights a week.

Almaty to Tashkent (Uzbekistan) goes up to 14 flights a week and Astana-Tashkent to five flights a week.

The airline’s Almaty to London service will be increased to five times a week, and Almaty to Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) to nine flights a week.

In addition to a weekly flight to Chengdu, Air Astana will serve Beijing daily from Almaty and up to twice a week from Astana.

Almaty to Istanbul will be served with 11 flights a week, whilst those from Astana up to seven flights a week and from Atyrau three flights a week.

Services from Almaty to Baku (Azerbaijan) and Dushanbe (Tajikistan) will be increased to up to four flights per week.

Most of these services will be operated by A321neo aircraft with lie-flat business class and award-winning service in economy.

Air Astana’s spring-summer operating schedule also includes the relaunch of seasonal services between Almaty and Bodrum (Turkey) and Heraklion (Greece), as well as those from Almaty and Astana to Podgorica (Montenegro), operating three times a week, and from Almaty to Batumi (Georgia) operating five times a week.

Air Astana will also continue operating direct daily flights to Thailand with three times a week flights from Almaty to Bangkok and four times to Phuket.