Air Astana Signs Agreement on Lease for Three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

posted on 15th November 2022 by Eddie Saunders
Air Astana Signs Agreement on Lease for Three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has signed an agreement with Air Lease Corporation for the long-term lease of three new wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

The leased aircraft are scheduled to begin arriving from the first half of 2025.

Peter Foster, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Astana, commented: “The Boeing 787-9 is an important aircraft to Air Astana’s fleet modernization as we expand our routes and focus on passenger experience.

“The Dreamliner offers fuel-efficiency and range flexibility that will greatly add to our growing fleet operations.”

Steven Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation, added: “We are pleased to announce this lease placement for three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft with Air Astana today.

“These aircraft will greatly enhance Air Astana’s long-range network capabilities and passenger comfort as the airline expands international routes from Kazakhstan.”