Air Astana will launch flights to London from Almaty, with a stopover at Aktau in western Kazakhstan, on 12th May 2022. The service will be operated by Airbus A321LR aircraft on Thursdays and Saturdays. A convenient connecting domestic flight from Nur-Sultan will allow passengers from Kazakhstan’s capital to join the flight to London from Aktau.
Flight KC901 will depart Almaty at 10.45 and arrive in Aktau at 13.05, with onward flight from Aktau to London departing at 14.05 and arriving in London at 16.05. Return flight from London will depart at 18.05 and arrive in Aktau at 04.10 next day with departure from Aktau at 05.10 and arrival in Almaty at 09.00. All times are local.
Return ticket including all taxes starts from US$660 in Economy class and US$2,660 in Business class. Economy class promotional fares are available till 31st May for flights from the UK to Kazakhstan.
PCR tests and vaccinations passports are not mandatory for entering the UK.
In addition, Air Astana will launch flights from Almaty to Bodrum in the southwestern Turkey on 27th May. Services will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays using Airbus A321 aircraft.
Flight KC659 will depart Almaty at 08:30 and arrive in Bodrum at 11:50. The return flight will depart from Bodrum at 13.45 and arrive in Almaty at 22.05. All times are local.
Return ticket including all taxes starts from US$520 in Economy class and US$1,405 in Business class. Economy class promotional fares are available for the period from 27th May to 7th June for flights from Bodrum to Almaty.
Unvaccinated passengers over 12 years old need to have a negative PCR test certificate issued 72 hours before departure or have an express antigen test taken 48 hours before departure.