Kazakhstan-based Air Astana (KC) will delay launching services to Hong Kong by some weeks while awaiting final approval, KC president Peter Foster told ATW. The carrier announced earlier this month it would add 2X-weekly Almaty (ALA) Hong Kong service from July 1 (ATW Daily News, June 6). “We are still waiting. It [the launch of the service] is now likely to be August,” he said. KC plans to increase frequency of existing services while adding a modest number of new ...

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