New Service: Air Astana connects nonstop Frankfurt and Atyrau
Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan awarded with four Skytrax stars, connects Frankfurt/Main with Atyrau at the Northern end of the Caspian Sea since March 2018. The new service is offered as a codeshare flight with Lufthansa twice a week (Monday and Friday). Air Astana operates an Airbus A321 with two classes, configured with 28 seats in business class and 151 in economy class. The travel time of flight KC947 from Frankfurt to Atyrau is four hours and 45 minutes.
Atyrau is the third direct connected Kazakh city from Frankfurt: For the daily nonstop service from the Main-Metropolis to Kazakhstan´s capital Astana the carrier, from May 14th on, operates again a Boeing 767-300ER with 30 state-of-the-art seats in business class (flatbeds) and 193 seats in economy. Furthermore, Air Astana offers direct flights from Frankfurt to Uralsk (once a week). The airline additionally provides seven flights per week between Frankfurt and Almaty, operated under the codeshare agreement with Lufthansa.