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November 2019

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Air Astana takes delivery of first Airbus A321LR

Air Astana has taken delivery of the first of seven Airbus A321LR aircraft with the remaining six aircraft scheduled for delivery over the next 12 to 18 months.
 
The new A321LRs will gradually replace the airline’s Boeing 757 aircraft on long-haul services to European and Asia destinations, with greatly enhanced cabin comforts and facilities for passengers.

The Airbus A321LR is a long-range version of A321neo, with increased maximum take-off weight and associated design modifications. The aircraft is configured with 16 Business class seats and 150 Economy class seats.

The lie-flat business class seats are equipped with individual 16-inch screens, with four of 16 seats offering additional personal space.

The aircraft is equipped with the latest generation Pratt & Whitney engines, reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions each by 20% and noise levels by 50% compared with current generation of aircraft.

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