10 Mar 2016
On the 10th of March in the VIP lounge of passenger terminal there was held a Press conference devoted for the first flight of "SCAT" Airline JSC on the route Almaty-Xian (Republic of China).
Xian has more than 3000 years history and is one of the main hubs of China.
"SCAT" Airline JSC performed its first regular flight from Almaty to Kzyl-Orda on the airplane An-24 in 1998. Today the airline flies to more than 80 domestic and international destinations.
The president of "SCAT" Airline JSC - Denisov V.I., the president of "Almaty International Airport" JSC - Bekmukhambetov A.A., gen.consul of Republic of China - Zhang Wei, head of international department of Ministry of Investment and Development - Tampiyeva Saltanat and representatives of mass media took part at the conference.
In future "SCAT" Airline JSC plans to open new flights to Shanghai and Guangzhou.
"New routes will be linked to Almaty airport - the largest international airport in Central Asia with strong nodical interchange throughout. And we likewise will provide Chinese citizens transiting through this airport not only in Kazakhstan but also in the Caucasian Republics, Ukraine, Turkey", - said Denisov V.I. The president of "Almaty International Airport" JSC Bekmukhambetov A.A. congratulated the airline for this event, wished further development and opening of new destinations from the airport Almaty.