Air Astana expects to take delivery of its first leased Airbus A320neo in October, six months behind schedule, the Kazakhstan flag carrier’s president and CEO Peter Foster told ATW in Almaty. Air Astana has 11 Airbus A320neo family aircraft on order, comprising three A320neos, four A321neos and four long-range A321neos—for which it is the launch customer. Foster said the carrier was “not desperate [because of] the delay” of its first ALC-leased A320neo. In the ...

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