Kazakhstan's Civil Aviation Committee, via its official Facebook account, announced (05-Feb-2019) joint work will be conducted with Air Astana in 2019 on the launch of services to Japan, New York, Shanghai and other international destinations. Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kasymbek said: "In 2019 we will commence the accreditation process for US air services. The Ministry prepared for signing a draft intergovernmental agreement on air services between Kazakhstan and US in the Open Skies format, which is expected to be signed in Mar-2019".
Kazakhstan prepares for launch of new international services
5 February, 2019