|Founded||1991 ( As Kazakhstan Airways|
|Hubs||Almaty International Airport|
The airline was established in 1991 as Kazakhstan Airways but changed to Air Kazakhstan on 10 March 1997 (spelled as "Air Kazakstan" until 2001). It ceased operations on 29 February 2004, after accumulating heavy debts, and was declared bankrupt in April 2004 by the court in Almaty.
Air Astana succeeded Air Kazakhstan as the country's flag carrier.
When it shut down, Air Kazakhstan was serving the following locations:
Western jets: Airbus A310-300 Boeing 737-200
Soviet Jets: Antonov An-24 Antonov An-24B Antonov An-24RV Antonov An-26 Antonov An-30 Antonov An-30A Antonov An-30B Ilyushin Il-18 Ilyushin Il-76 Ilyushin il-76T Ilyushin Il-86 Tupolev Tu-134 Tupolev Tu-134A Tupolev Tu-154 Tupolev Tu-154A Tupolev Tu-154B Yakovlev Yak-40 Yakovlev Yak-40D Yakovlev Yak-42
- OAG World Airways Guide A-M, October 1997, pages 20, 28 and 32. Reed Publications. Retrieved on July 31, 2009.
- "World Airline Directory." Flight Global. 16–22 March 2004. 66.
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