Direct flights Almaty-Hong Kong to be opened from late August

Aug 08. Trend. Astana

By D. Mukhtarov

Direct flights Almaty-Hong Kong to be opened from late AugustThe national carrier Air Astana will open direct flights from Almaty to Hong Kong and vice-versa from Aug.28, 2012, Vice-President of the company Ibrahim Zhanlyel toldjournalists.

“The frequency of flights – once a week by airliners Boeing 757, which have 16 seats in business class and 150 – in economy class. Cost of tickets to both sides, including all taxes, ranges from 83,225 tenge and 338,227 tenge, respectively ($ 1 – 149.7 tenge). Today, Hong Kong is the biggest business and tourist center in Asia and we are proud to offer all those who want to take advantage of direct flight Almaty-Hong Kong, which will be available from late August,” he said.

Since July 26 Kazakhstan can travel to Hong Kong without a visa if their stay in this administrative region of China will not exceed 14 days. Residents of Hong Kong, in turn, may also come to Kazakhstan without a visa.