Air Astana will launch flights to London from Almaty, with a stopover in Aktau, western Kazakhstan, on May 12, 2022. The service will be operated by Airbus A321LR aircraft on Thursdays and Saturdays. A convenient connecting domestic flight from Nur-Sultan will allow passengers in the capital of Kazakhstan to join the flight to London from Aktau.
Flight KC901 will depart Almaty at 10:45 a.m. and arrive in Aktau at 1:05 p.m., with a connecting flight from Aktau to London departing at 2:05 p.m. and arriving in London at 4:05 p.m. The return flight from London will depart at 6:05 p.m. and arrive in Aktau at 4:10 a.m. the next day with a 5:10 a.m. departure from Aktau and a 9:00 a.m. arrival in Almaty. All times are local.
PCR tests and vaccination passports are not required to enter the UK.
Additionally, Air Astana will launch flights from Almaty to Bodrum in southwestern Turkey on May 27. Services will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays using Airbus A321 aircraft.
Flight KC659 will take off from Almaty at 08:30 and arrive in Bodrum at 11:50. The return flight will depart Bodrum at 1:45 p.m. and arrive in Almaty at 10:05 p.m. All times are local.
Unvaccinated passengers over the age of 12 must have a negative PCR test certificate issued 72 hours prior to departure or have an express antigen test performed 48 hours prior to departure.