Air Astana’s new LCC FlyArystan aims to begin commercial operations by June 2019 and hopes to fill the region’s untapped LCC market. FlyArystan will begin operations with four Airbus A320s transferred from the Air Astana fleet, configured in a 180-seat all-economy class. In addition, Air Astana president Peter Foster said the company has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, and expects a conclusion by 1Q 2019. Although he did not ...

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