What kind of international flights are operated from Nur Sultan?
Created on 04.11.2019 14:06
How many international flights are operated from Nur-Sultan, and how the capital will strength a further develop of the “open skies” stage under the instructions of the Head of State, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan reported. Pursuant to the Elbasy order to increase the transport capital accessibility, in 2017 in Nur-Sultan, the “open skies” stage was introduced for an indefinite term. It should be noted, the "open skies" mode grants the right to foreign airlines to operate regular flights to the capital.
“Due to the introduced mode, Kazakhstan and foreign airlines have opened 19 new routes over the past 3 years (Nur-Sultan - Tokyo, Budapest, Warsaw, Helsinki, Beijing, Kazan, Vilnius, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk, Krasnodar, Tomsk, Sochi, Baku, Dushanbe, Ulan -Bator, Prague, Yerevan, Delhi, Sharm El Sheikh) including on July 6 this year - in Tokyo, Warsaw, Budapest, Helsinki and others.
The flight frequency of existing routes has been increased to London, Moscow, Beijing, Istanbul”, according to the CAC, when replying to the IIA "Kazinform". Currently, regular flights on 34 international routes are operating from Nur Sultan.
In general, according to the Civil Aviation Committee, in the coming years it is planned to open flights to such major cities as Doha (Qatar Airways, 2020), Shanghai (China Eastern, 2021), and Dubai (Emirates, 2021), Tel Aviv (SCAT, 2020), Singapore (2020), New York (2023), as well as to increase the number of flights to Warsaw (LOT Polish Airlines, 2020). It should be reminded, during the meeting on further development issues dated October 8 this year, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, tasked to increase the number of international flights with the leading cities of the world.