Air Astana A320 at Almaty. By Kurt Hofmann Kazakhstan-based Air Astana (KC) sees no need for joining a global alliance as the rapidly expanding carrier offers a “unique network in this part of the world,” KC president Peter Foster told ATW. Speaking on the sidelines of the IATA Central Asia and Caucasus Aviation Day in Astana, Foster told ATW that KC has “tactical relationships,” especially in codeshares, which make it a more attractive partner. “Why we ...

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