About company

  • QAZAQ AIR is an inter regional airline established by Samruk-Kazyna JSC to improve safety and availability of inter regional air traffic in Kazakhstan and border areas of neighboring countries.
  • Certified by IOSA international industrial safety standards since 2018.
  • Member of the International Air Transport Association IATA.
  • Headquarters of QAZAQ AIR: Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport.
  • Business model: a network inter regional carrier with a hub in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana. Route network is organized to provide comfortable connecting flights between country regions with a transfer at the hub airport.
  • The fleet with an average age of 7.5 years. All new aircrafts received directly from the manufacturer.
  • Role in the country’s economy: Increasing the availability of safe inter regional air transportation in the Republic of Kazakhstan and neighboring countries to stimulate social and economic development of the regions and their stable radial air connection with the Astana hub.

The airline logo was developed on the basis of the theme “Connecting Kazakhstan” and the network of regional flights. The 14 colourful circles represent the 14 regions of Kazakhstan.

The airline fleet consists Canadian modern turboprop aircrafts De Havilland Dash-8-Q400NG (formerly known as Bombardier Q400). The advantages include high reliability, low operational expenses, convenient bright cabin and noise comfort.

Flight range 2 063 km
Capacity 76-86 seats
Max flight height 7 620 m
Max speed 667 km/h
Length 32,8 m
Wing swing 28,4 m
Height 8,4 m
Engines PW150

Active noise reduction system

One of the most impressive characteristics of our fleet is the active noise and vibration suppression system in the cabin, which provides maximum level of noise comfort during the flight.

Our vision: To provide accessible regional air services in Kazakhstan in accordance with the highest local and international safety standards.

Our mission: To connect the regions of Kazakhstan and in doing so stimulate the economic development of the regions.

Our Goals and Values:

  • We operate in compliance with the highest global safety standards.
  • We provide reliable air travel to our customers with modern aircraft on regional routes.
  • We help stimulate increased economic activity by developing affordable domestic air travel from the regions to cities that are engines of growth while complementing the international and longer regional routes operated from these cities.
  • As an environmentally conscious airline, we are using the most efficient aircraft based on a combination of minimal CO₂ footprint per flight and per passenger.
  • Our recruitment and appraisal processes are based on the competencies, qualities and achievements that contribute to the goals of the company and in compliance with corporate ethics.
  • We invest in the training and development of our staff who are key to the sustainable growth and success of the company.
  • We show the highest levels of transparency and integrity in our activities within QAZAQ AIR as well as with our external suppliers and stakeholders.

Qazaq Air ‘s route network includes the following destinations:

  • Astana – Almaty – Astana
  • Astana – Aktobe – Astana
  • Astana – Kostanay – Astana
  • Astana – Kyzylorda – Astana
  • Astana – Taldykorgan – Astana
  • Astana – Turkistan – Astana
  • Astana – Zhezkazgan – Astana
  • Almaty – Kyzylorda – Almaty
  • Aktobe – Atyrau – Aktobe
  • Atyrau – Uralsk – Atyrau

Subsidized routes

  • Astana – Petropavlosk – Astana
  • Almaty – Kokshetau – Almaty
  • Turkistan – Aktobe – Almaty
  • Turkistan – Kostanay – Almaty
  • Zhezkazgan – Ust-Kamenogorsk– Zhezkazgan
  • Zhezkazgan – Shymkent – Zhezkazgan

International routes

  • Astana – Yekaterinburg– Astana
  • Astana – Omsk – Astana
  • Astana – Novosibirsk– Astana

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