TripAdvisor, the global travel planning and booking site, has named Air Astana as a Winner in the Regional-Asia category in the 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards, which identifies travelers’ favourite carriers around the globe. Travellers who submitted reviews to TripAdvisor after flying with Air Astana highly rated the airline’s Customer Service, Cabin Cleanliness, Food & Beverage, Seat Comfort, Value for Money, Check-in and In-Flight Entertainment. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of airline reviews and ratings submitted by travelers worldwide between February 2017 and February 2018.
Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, operates flights to over 60 domestic and international routes from hubs in Astana and Almaty. The company was incorporated in late 2001 and commenced operations on 15 May 2002. The Air Astana fleet consists of Boeing 767, 757, Airbus A319, A320, A320neo, A321, A321neo and Embraer 190 aircraft. Air Astana became the first carrier from Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Eastern Europe to be awarded a prestigious 4-Star rating by Skytrax at its World Airline Awards 2012 and was also named ‘The Best Airline in Central Asia and India’ that year. Both achievements were repeated in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
About TripAdvisor 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards