(26 Aug 2021)
Air Astana has taken delivery of its sixth brand new Airbus A321LR.
The aircraft, registration: P4-KGF, arrived at Nur-Sultan International Airport
(NQZ) on Wednesday, directly from the Airbus plant in
All six Airbus A321LRs are leased
from Air Lease Corporation.
The first of the six arrived in
September 2019 and one more of the type is due for delivery before
the end of 2021.
The Airbus A321LR is equipped with the latest
generation Pratt & Whitney engines, which reduce fuel consumption
by 20%, maintenance costs by 5%, carbon emissions by 20% and noise
levels by 50% compared with previous generation of aircraft.
cabin of Air Astana’s A321LR is configured with 16 lie-flat seats in Business class and
150 seats in Economy class, with all seats equipped with
The Airbus A321LR fleet operates across the
airline’s international network, with destinations including
London (from September 2021), Istanbul, Sharm
el-Sheikh (Egypt) and Podgorica (Montenegro).
The Air Astana group operates a fleet of 35
aircraft comprising 15 Airbus A320/A320neo, 12 Airbus
A321/A321neo/A321LR, three Boeing 767 and five Embraer E190-E2,
with the total including nine A320 and one A320 neo with LCC
The average age of Air Astana’s fleet is
only three years, making it one of the youngest in the world.
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