Air Astana, the national airline of Kazakhstan, appointed AVIAREPS as General Sales Agent (GSA) for Irish market with immediate effect. Air Astana currently operates the route London Heathrow – Almaty three times a week and Frankfurt daily with connecting flights to the Central Asian capitals Tashkent, Bishkek and Dushanbe.

The carrier offers Interline agreements from Ireland with British Airways and Lufthansa through London Heathrow and Frankfurt hubs respectively.

AVIAREPS local expert team in Ireland  will help Air Astana grow its presence in the Irish market and increase sales, providing  year-round sales, reservations and ticketing services for the carrier.

Air Astana Marketing and Sales Vice-President Adel Dauletbek, said “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.”

AVIAREPS UK and Ireland General Manager Katerina Tomina, said  “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.”

Air Astana operates the youngest fleet in the world with 38 brand new aircraft including Boeing 767, Airbus A320/A320neo, Airbus A321/A321neo/ A321LR and Embraer E190-E2. Air Astana and its low cost subsidiary FlyArystan is in the process of re-registering all of its Aruba-registered aircraft in Ireland over the remainder of 2022 after the Irish and Kazakh civil aviation authorities (CAAs) signed a formal partnership agreement in 2021.

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