Air Astana pax up 10% in 1H2018, revenues up 17%

    Air Astana handled (28-Aug-2018) more than two million passengers in 1H2018, an increase of 10% year-on-year. International traffic increased 22% and international transit passengers increased 75% to 320,000. Transit passengers accounted for 30% of international traffic, an increase of 21%. The airline also reported revenues increased 17% in 1H2018. President and CEO Peter Foster stated: “Passenger numbers continue to be strong for international traffic and network business. Domestic and regional routes face tough pricing and cost headwinds”. [more – original PR]