The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has announced that Air Astana has been inducted as a full member of the Association.
Commenting at the IATA Annual General Meeting in Doha, Andrew Herdman, AAPA director general said, "We are very pleased to welcome Air Astana as a full member of AAPA. As a dynamic and growing carrier, we welcome Air Astana's commitment and support in working together with other carriers in the region for the collective benefit of the industry. AAPA will continue to articulate Asia Pacific perspectives on global aviation policy issues, to promote the successful development of the industry."
Peter Foster, president of Air Astana said, "We are delighted to become a full member of AAPA. AAPA has established itself internationally as a well-respected and authoritative voice of Asia Pacific carriers. Indeed, the Association is doing an excellent job in engaging with government and other stakeholders on a number of issues important to Asian airlines, including market access, safety, security and environment. This momentous occasion marks another milestone in Air Astana's development, and we look forward to contributing meaningfully to the work of AAPA to strengthen the collective standing of Asia Pacific aviation internationally."