Air Astana has become the first carrier from Russia /CIS /Eastern Europe to be awarded a 4-Star rating in the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2012.
Kazakhstan’s international flag carrier now ranks alongside other 4-Star rated airlines including British Airways, Emirates, Etihad, Lufthansa, Qantas and Thai Airways. Air Astana first won a Skytrax 3-Star rating in 2009 and was also ranked second amongst carriers for the “Best Airline: Eastern Europe” award in 2011.
“Air Astana proudly marked its 10th anniversary with a major network expansion last month and this prestigious 4-Star rating from Skytrax serves to further demonstrate the remarkable progress the carrier has made over the past decade. Award winning passenger service, new aircraft and an exciting new range of destinations are turning 2012 into a remarkable anniversary year for Air Astana,” said Peter Foster, president of Air Astana. “Congratulations to all our dedicated and enthusiastic service delivery staff for their outstanding achievement.”