Kazakhstan flag carrier Air Astana is aiming to boost its connecting traffic between Asia and Eastern Europe by up 24,000 passengers by the end of 2017, following the opening of a new Almaty-Teheran route earlier this month. The new Teheran 3X-weekly Teheran-Almaty schedule uses Embraer E190 aircraft configured in a two-class, 97-seat layout. Air Astana said it was particularly looking to boost connecting traffic from Almaty through to China, with up to 60% of the passengers taking ...

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