Air Astana has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, featuring a two-class cabin layout, seating 16 passengers in business and 132 in economy. Air Astana is the first airline in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to operate the type.

Air Astana’s first A320neo is on a long-term lease from US-based Air Lease Corp. (ALC), includes 11 A320neo family aircraft, comprising three A320neos, four A321neos and four long-range A321neos—for which it is the launch customer. The airline will receive its first A321neo in 2017 and the first A321LR from 2019 onward. Read more