Air Astana Logo

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The flag carrier of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Air Astana was founded in 2001. The company is headquartered in Almaty.

Meaning and history

Air Astana Logo history
The airline, established in 2001, is a joint venture between the National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna (51%) and the British company BAE Systems PLC (49%). It is important to note that the partnership of shareholders has remained stable throughout the history of the airline’s development.
On May 15, 2002 Air Astana made its first flight on the Almaty-Nur-Sultan direction.
2008 was a defining year for the company. Air Astana was subject to an important international safety audit (IOSA). Having successfully passed this test, it became one of the six airlines in the CIS, which have an IOSA certificate without restrictions. In May 2021 it successfully passed the eighth safety audit of the International Air Transport Association.
To date, the route network of the airline has more than 60 domestic and international destinations, and the company itself is the most reliable air carrier in the region, with an excellent quality of customer service.

What is Air Astana?
Air Astana is the name of Kazakhstan’s flagship airline and the largest national carrier, operating domestic and international scheduled flights from the hubs Almaty and Nur-Sultan airports. Today AIR ASTANA has a fleet of more than 30 airliners of leading Western manufacturers.


Air Astana Logo 1997

The original name of the airline, Kazakhstan Airways, was replaced by Air Kazakhstan in 1997. The new emblem features a stylized plane inside a yellow circle with the lettering “Air Kazakhstan” in an italicized sans.


Air Astana logo

In the current Air Astana logo, an elaborate oriental element has been added to the plane. The colors have grown nobler: the yellow of the previous logo was replaced by old gold, while the bright blue was replaced by a rich and dark shade reminiscent of the night sky.

Font and Color

The bold lowercase lettering from the primary badge or Air Astana is set in an elegant SAS-serif typeface with the contours of the letters slightly narrowed. The closest fonts to the one, used in this insignia, are, probably, Aeonis Pro Condensed Bold, or Afire Semi Bold.
As for the color palette of the Air Astana visual identity, it is based on two deep and luxury shades — gold and blue, which represent quality and expertise, and evoke such feelings as security, confidence and professionalism.